Bahrain

May 17, 2001

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Bahrain is keen to end its monopoly in the communications sector, said Transportation Minister Sheikh Ali bin Khalifa Al Khalifa on Wednesday.

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Bahrain has extended to June 30 the deadline for foreign oil companies to submit their bids for oil and gas exploration in its territorial waters.

May 16, 2001

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Bahrain plans to upgrade its entire fleet of F-16s with new software, in a $12.8 million contract awarded by the US Defense Department.

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Gulf Business Machines Support Line (GBM Support Line), an IBM initiative offered throughout the region since 1995 has grown its subscriber base by a

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A high-level Indian IT delegation will arrive in Manama on Sunday at the invitation of the newly established Economic Development Board (EDB) of Bahra

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Bahrain’s Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa arrived in Amman on Tuesday for talks with Jordanian officials on bilateral ties.

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An international federation of trade unions is hoping that an organization of Bahraini workers will become their first member from the Gulf Cooperatio

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Gulf Air said on Tuesday, May 15, it had agreed with its insurers to pay $125,000 in compensation for each adult and $75,000 for each child killed in last year's Gulf Air crash in which all 143 people

May 12, 2001

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The first Islamic rating agency is being set up by Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) and several other Islami

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Bahrain’s police appealed on Friday for help in identifying a middle-aged man found dead on the Manama beach.

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More than 1,000 Bahraini students will receive cash assistance from the government under a newly announced aid package.

May 11, 2001

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Bahrain is in the process of setting up an industrial free zone and, once approved, would provide efficient service for national and foreign investors

May 10, 2001

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A Malaysian trade delegation, headed by Trade and International Industry Minister Rafeda Aziz, will visit Bahrain on May 16-17 for talks on trade and

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Bahrain’s international airport has recorded a healthy growth of 17.6 percent in passenger traffic in the first quarter of 2001 compared with the same

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Gulf states finance ministers and central bank governors will hold a joint meeting with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, Hors