Bahrain

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.

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Bahrain's Emir Sheikh Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa left for France on Friday, May 3, for talks on the situation in the Gulf, the Middle East peace process and ways of improving bilateral ties, the Gulf N

May 2, 2001

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Bahrain is counting on the Hawar islands to boost tourism, following a settlement with Qatar on the territory, a Bahraini official said Tuesday, May 1. "The Hawar islands are a very good attraction an

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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.