Bahrain

March 21, 2001

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A call went out Tuesday for greater community support to combat cancer, which is the second major cause of deaths in Bahrain.

March 20, 2001

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Passports for 1,086 naturalized Bahrainis have been issued following the directives of the Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.

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Qatar will start exploration of the Fasht al-Dibel natural gas fields, following the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruling granting it sovereignty over the islands instead of Bahrein, Qatar's en

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Bahrain-based Ahli United Bank (AUB) has announced a net profit of $40.1 million for 2000, 18 percent more than the $34 million reported at the end of 1999.

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The ink is not yet dry on the judges ruling, and Bahrain has already inviting has invited international oil companies to drill for oil in the Hawar islands.

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<b>Date:</b> Mar 17 - Mar 20, 2001 <b>Location:</b> International Exhibition Centre, Manama, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> 12th Middle East Oil Show & conference. Conference theme “Optimising Oil a

March 19, 2001

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The Bahraini Ahli United Bank (AUB) in has announced a net profit of $40.1 million for the year 2000 – an 18 percent increase over the comparable figu

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The first Bahraini human rights watchdog, Bahrain Human Rights Society (BHRS) said Sunday it hopes to make a real contribution to the development of B

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Bahrain's emir Sheikh Hamad al-Khalifa will visit Qatar on Tuesday, just four days after the neighboring Gulf states settled a 60-year-old territorial

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It appears to be a shining example of even-handed justice. Last week the International Court in Hague issued its verdict, settling a 60-year territorial conflict between Bahrain and Qatar that nearly

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Bahrain has wasted no time in inviting international oil companies to drill for oil after the world court recognized the Gulf state's sovereignty over islands disputed with neighboring Qatar.

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The clothes may be shrink-proof, but evidently not the export total. The Bahraini Chamber of Commerce and Industry is forecasting that the country’s ready-to-wear clothing exports are likely to fall d

March 18, 2001

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The Gulf Petro-product Company EC has announced last week plans to invest SR1.12 billion in a paraffin and linear alkyl benzene project to be set up i

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Bahrain has invited international oil drilling companies to explore the Gulf state’s oil fields and invest there.

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Bahrain’s Emir Shaikh Hamad Al Khalifa will visit Sunday the UAE for talks with President Shaikh Zayed Al Nahyan.