Bahrain

May 10, 2001

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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

May 9, 2001

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Aluminum Bahrain (Alba), one of the Middle East's biggest smelters, said its output rose 1.8 percent to 509,690 tons in 2000, and that its new coke ca

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Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) said on Tuesday it would invest 1 million dinars ($2.7 million) to upgrade its Internet services.

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Bahrain and US vowed on Tuesday to further strengthen defense ties.

May 8, 2001

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More people in Bahrain have died from traffic accidents in the last few years than from several infectious diseases combined, included tuberculosis, w

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Bahrain’s emir asked US President George W. Bush on Monday to do more to help jump-start the Middle East's halted peace talks.

May 7, 2001

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Bahrain on Sunday extended its month-long census to the end of the week in order to “enable more people to take part.”

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Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, arrived Sunday in Washington for talks with President George W. Bush on bilateral and regional issue

May 6, 2001

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US President George W. Bush is keen to forge close personal ties with Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad Al Khalifa, Bush’s top Mideast advisor said ahead o

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The Bahrain-based shipping company Tylos Ferry is to launch a passenger service between India and the Gulf, the first such link in almost 30 years.

May 5, 2001

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The annual conference of financial institutions in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)region will be held in Manama on May 29.

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Bahrain and France hailed Friday their "excellent" political ties and growing economic relations during a visit by Bahrain’s emir to Paris.

May 4, 2001

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Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa, the emir of Bahrain, arrived in Paris on Friday for talks with officials there.

May 3, 2001

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Bahrain’s emir, Sheikh Hamad Al Khalifa, will visit Paris on Friday for talks with President Jacque Chirac and other French officials on bilateral and

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Bahrain has set a course to stage the first naval exhibition in the Middle East.