Bahrain

March 8, 2001

02:00 GMT

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague will rule on March 16 on a territorial dispute between Bahrain and Qatar.

March 7, 2001

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Bahrain’s Emir Shaikh Hamad Al Khalifa arrives Wednesday in Cairo for talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

March 6, 2001

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The Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corporation has reported a declared a net profit of $127 million for the year ended December 31, 2000, 13 percent more than the $112 million worth of net profit declared

March 5, 2001

02:00 GMT

Bahrain's prime minister, Sheikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, has issued an edict specifying the areas in which foreigners can buy land and build, for commercial and residential purposes.

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Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) posted a 13 percent surge in net profit in 2000 compared to 1999 on the back of more rigorous risk management and improved asset quality, the bank announced Sunday, Marc

March 4, 2001

02:00 GMT

A human rights society has been registered in Bahrain in the context of the political reforms underway in the Gulf emirate.

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Bahrain has signed a joint declaration of cooperation with US space agency NASA.

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Bahrain will host the first Arab naval and maritime exhibition and conference next year.

March 3, 2001

02:00 GMT

The first Islamic credit rating agency will be establishes in Manama in April.

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A Bahraini researcher has discovered a method to detect leakage from the diaphragm of a control valve actuator.

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Qatar has released four Bahraini detainees in Doha following a visit by Qarat’s Emir Sheikh Hamad al-Thani to Manama Friday.

March 2, 2001

02:00 GMT

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani arrived in Manama on Friday ahead of a World Court ruling on a land dispute between the two Gulf Arab n

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Iranian and Bahraini press reports have given contradictory accounts of an economy agreement reportedly signed during a visit by Bahrain’s Trade Minis

March 1, 2001

02:00 GMT

Several countries have aspired to the title of “Hong Kong of the Middle East,” but possibly only one has been deserving of the honor — Bahrain. Indeed, just as the once-British colony of Hong Kong rem

February 28, 2001

02:00 GMT

Bahrain’s Telecommunications Company (Batelco) signed Tuesday an agreement with the Swedish Ericsson group to expand the Gulf state’s mobile network.