Bahrain

May 16, 2001

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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

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

03:00 GMT

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