News & Events

U.S. Support for Human Rights Defenders

Fact Sheet Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor Protecting and supporting human rights defenders is a key priority of U.S. foreign policy. Because human rights defenders seek to hold their governments accountable to protect universally recognized human rights, defenders are often harassed, detained, interrogated, imprisoned, tortured, and even killed for doing their work. The Department’s objective is to enable human rights ...
Read More»

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information Last updated: December 5, 2021 ***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from ...
Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manama, Bahrain

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Manama, Bahrain (November 3, 2021) Location: Worldwide Event: On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, protecting U.S. citizens and residents as well as those who come to visit us.  Effective November 8, all non-citizen, nonimmigrant (not a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, ...
Read More»

A webinar discussing the means of enhancing cultural cooperation between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States on the Illicit Trafficking

On October 28, the Antiquities Coalition, in collaboration with the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities and the U.S. Department of State and Embassy of the U.S. to the Kingdom of Bahrain, held a webinar titled “Strengthening Bilateral Ties in the Fight Against the Illicit Trade in Cultural Property”. This public session was preceded by a ...
Read More»

Joint Statement – October 2021 Manama Statement of Cooperation

The text of the following statement was released by the Government of the United States of America and the Kingdom of Bahrain. The United States of America and the Kingdom of Bahrain, as leaders in the arts and culture sector, recognize they have a unique role to play in combatting criminal misuse of the art ...
Read More»