Bahrain

April 15, 2001

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The joint Qatar-Bahraini higher committee convenes on Monday in Doha as both countries signed an agreement last month to bolster bilateral ties.

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Bahrain and Qatar are to launch the first ferry service between the two Gulf neighbors, now the world court has settled their territorial dispute, a newspaper reported Saturday, April 14.  "The propos

April 14, 2001

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Bahrain has submitted its candidacy to join the UN Human Rights Commission.

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Bahraini women from across the country will meet late Saturday to form their own national movement, the first of its kind in the Gulf state.

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Work has started on a 15-million-dollars Disney-style aqua park in the south-east of Bahrain.

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Bahrain’s first private girls school will be inaugurated in September.

April 13, 2001

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Bahrain's committee has begun deliberations over steps to be taken to implement the changes in the voted National Charter.

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Experts meeting in Bahrain say that high blood cholesterol levels, which are a major risk factor for heart attacks, can be combated by effective drugs

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The GCC represents the best framework for furthering co-operation among regional states, said Bahraini Affairs and Information Minister Mohammed Al Mu

April 12, 2001

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Bahrain’s history sprang to life Wednesday with the opening of the Ninth Heritage Festival of the 10-day cultural festival under the theme Traditional

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Bahrain’s campaign to introduce democratic and constitutional reforms took a major step forward on Wednesday when the committee charged with activatin

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Buoyed by the successful resolution of a land dispute between their two countries, the business communities of Bahrain and Qatar appear intent on quickly to patching up bilateral trade relations.

April 11, 2001

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A Bahraini woman has sued a mall store for “ethical damages” when she found a mirror in the store’s changing room, making it possible for anyone to se

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Bahrain Monetary Agency (BMA) has posted a net profit of BD24.5 million ($68m) last year, comprising a rise of 35 percent over BD18.1m ($50m) gains re

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A Bahraini company plans to launch four industrial projects in Syria at a cost of $1.6 billion, the Baath economic weekly reported Tuesday, April 10.  Among the projects, which will be launched by t