Bahrain

March 14, 2001

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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

March 12, 2001

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A ‘quiet day’ of contemplation will be led by the Rt. Reverend Clive Handford, Anglican bishop in Cyprus and the Gulf on March 23 in Awali, Bahrain.

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Emir Sheikh Hamad al Khalifa will meet with Bahrainis who have returned from exile under a general amnesty as part of a reconciliation program.

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UAE customers of the international parcel transportation company, Federal Express, will now on be able to receive or dispatch packages 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

March 11, 2001

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Bahrain’s health ministry started Saturday a campaign aimed at reducing and eventually eliminating the prevalence of hepatitis B among infants and chi

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An Amnesty International delegation held talks Sunday with senior officials in Bahrain following a democracy referendum and the release of political p

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More than 1,000 Arab and foreign delegates have already registered for the Middle East Oil Show (MEOS) conference, which begins next Saturday in Manam

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The Manama-based Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) profits reached 40 million dollars last year, up from nine millions in 1999.

March 10, 2001

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Bahrain’s telecommunications company (Batelco) inaugurates Saturday a two-million-dollar customer service center in one of the country’s biggest shopp