Bahrain

March 19, 2001

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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.

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The government of Bahrain has decided to disband the Bahrain Promotions and Marketing Board (BPMB), the body created five years ago to promote Bahrain as an investment center.

March 17, 2001

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An Australian teacher was killed in a fight with a Bahraini driver in Manama, two weeks before he was due to retire.

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Bahrain’s Emir Shaikh Hamad al Khalifa will visit Saudi Arabia on Saturday to hold talks with King Fahd.

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Both Gulf states of Bahrain and Qatar declared victory Friday after the world court divided up the spoils in a long-standing territorial dispute over

March 16, 2001

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Eighty-four people were granted Bahraini citizenship on Thursday.

March 15, 2001

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United Gulf Bank Bahrain earned a net profit of $16.7million during the financial year ending December 2000.

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Bahrain signed Wednesday a 4.5-million-dollar deal with US Pipes and Foundry to increase distribution of drinking water in different Bahraini areas.

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The International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Friday attributed the Zubara strip to Qatar and the Hawar islands to Bahrain in its ruling on a territoria

March 14, 2001

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Between three and five percent of the total number of children in Bahrain require special attention in their upbringing.

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A Briton jailed for 15 years in Bahrain for manslaughter had his appeal adjourned for another month Tuesday.