Bahrain

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.

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Kuwait’s Emir Shaikh Jaber Al Sabah has ordered the release of a Bahraini opposition figure held in a Kuwaiti for more than 18 months.

March 13, 2001

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Bahrain has decided to abolish the Bahrain Promotions and Marketing Board (BPMB), established five years ago.

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More than 300 Arab and foreign experts will participate in a three-day conference on child abuse to be held in Manama in October.

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Bahrain and the World Health Organization have discussed joint projects for 2000-2001 and the health cooperation program for 2002 and 2003.

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The Amnesty International delegation visiting Bahrain have “expressed satisfaction with the country’s sincere efforts in bolstering the principles of

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The Bahrain National Holding Company, which includes the Bahrain National Insurance and the Bahrain National Life Assurance Co., announced that profits in 2000 stood at 1.86 million dinars, 7.5 percen