Bahrain

April 6, 2001

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Bahrainis and expatriates have decided to build an orphanage in Jerusalem to support the Palestinians.

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Bahrain and Jordan signed in Amman Thursday a joint co-operation protocol in the field of social development, allowing for the exchange of expertise a

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A delegation of 25 Qatari businessmen is due to start a three-day visit to Manama on Friday

April 5, 2001

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The Bahraini decision to allow the import of satellite dishes has led to a strong reaction from the local market where shop owners are preparing thems

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Bahrain’s emir Shaikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa will visit Saudi Arabia on Thursday.

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Up to 19 commercial banks in Bahrain may cooperate in the creation of a credit reference bureau, designed to enable sharing information in the personal finance sector.

April 4, 2001

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Thousands of liters of fresh milk are being distributed to needy families all over Bahrain this month.

April 3, 2001

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Bahrain-based Arab Insurance Group (ARIG) announced on Friday, March 30, a net loss of $90.9 million for the year 2000, mostly as a result of unstable global financial markets and a weak reinsurance m

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The First Islamic Investment Bank, a Bahrain-based financial institution which operates according to the precepts of Islamic law (Shariah) has announced that it is entering into a $243 million joint v

April 2, 2001

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

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A Pakistani national was killed on Sunday and 6 others were seriously injured in one of the “worst pile-ups in Bahrain’s history.”

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The joint Qatar-Bahraini higher committee will convene next Monday in Doha as both countries signed an agreement to bolster bilateral ties.

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Bahrain has set a deadline of mid-May for oil majors to submit bids for exploration rights in Gulf waters whose sovereignty was disputed until a World Court ruling last month, newspapers reported Sund

April 1, 2001

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Bahrain’s Ahli United Banks (AUB) board of directors reported Saturday a $40.1 million net profit for 2000, an 18 percent increase over 1999.

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British Royal couple, the Earl of Wessex Prince Edward, and his wife, the Countess of Wessex, Sophie Rhys-Jones, arrived on Saturday in Manama on a th