Bahrain

May 2, 2001

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A $66.3-million job creation program has been announced by the prime minister of Bahrain, Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa, aiming to combat the high unemployment rate in the Gulf state, unofficia

May 1, 2001

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Bahraini job seekers will get cash assistance until they are found places in training schemes, the emir, Sheikh Hamad al-Khalifa, has decreed.

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A Bahrain-US investment treaty aimed at enhancing and promoting investments between the two countries will come into effect later this month.

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Bahrain and the UAE reviewed on Monday bilateral and regional issues, during a visit to Abu Dhabi by Bahrain's Prime Minister Sheikh Khalifa al-Khalif

April 30, 2001

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An all-out effort is being made to find job opportunities for Bahraini nationals and solve the problem of unemployment among citizens.

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A US company which has developed a high-security airline boarding system is to make Bahrain its regional base.

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Bahrainis are at greater risk of heart disease than those in many other parts of the world, according to a study.

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Bahrain is to tighten rules governing the entry into the country of women travelling alone.

April 28, 2001

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More than 200 women will gather in Bahrain on Saturday to secure legal rights for women throughout the Arab world.

April 25, 2001

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The challenges facing the petrochemical industries in the Arab world will come under the spotlight at an international conference to be held in Bahrai

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200 women from across the Arab world will take part in a two-day Women and Law Forum, which will be held in Bahrain on Saturday.

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Tough new laws are being drawn up to “protect Bahrain’s waters from pollution and over-fishing.”

April 24, 2001

03:00 GMT

More than 270 high school students from Turkey, Egypt, Lebanon in addition to the hosting country, Bahrain, will take part in the three-day Seventh An

April 22, 2001

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Bahrain's economy has grown at a healthy annual average of 4.2 percent over the past five years.

April 21, 2001

03:00 GMT

Bahrain’s ministry of commerce and industry will launch soon a “pioneering Internet website” aimed at providing necessary information about the Gulf s