Bahrain

April 5, 2001

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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

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Bahrain’s Prime Minister, Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has called upon leading international oil and gas companies to offer their bids for pr

March 31, 2001

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The British embassy in Bahrain has finalized the arrangements for a red carpet reception for Britain’s Royal couple, Prince Edward and his wife Sophie

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Bahrain-British bilateral trade has witnessed a significant growth during 2000, as British exports to Bahrain registered an increase of seven percent.

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Bahrain is to hold a census from April 7 to May 6, following the end of a land dispute with neighboring Qatar.

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Bahrain’s authorities have embarked on restoring one of the country’s historic mosques, and it is expected to be back in use within a year.