Bahrain

February 20, 2001

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Money laundering has been declared by the authorities in Bahrain as an offense worthy of an up to seven-year jail term a fine of up to one million dinars.

February 19, 2001

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Bahrain's Emir, Sheikh Hamad al-Khalifa abolished Sunday the emergency laws in force in the Gulf state for more than 25 years. Meanwhile, an oppositio

February 18, 2001

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Bahrain’s health ministry has approved a plan to introduce iron-enriched flour in the market soon.

February 16, 2001

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An overwhelming majority of 98.4 percent of Bahraini voters have said yes to the charter transforming the Gulf Arab state of Bahrain into a constituti

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More than 95 percent of voters have reportedly given a yes to a referendum on setting up democratic reforms in Bahrain

February 15, 2001

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The Bahraini government predicted a 100 percent "yes" vote as Bahrainis voted Wednesday in a referendum on a national charter to restore democracy to

February 14, 2001

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Bahrainis began voting Wednesday in a referendum expected to produce a landslide in favor of a national charter to restore democracy to the Gulf state

February 13, 2001

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The Emir of Bahrain Shaikh Hamad bin Issa al Khalifa issued Tuesday a decree pardoning what is said to be the last batch of political prisoners.

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By Nigel Thorpe Senior English Editor Albawaba.com - Amman  Bahrain takes its first steps down the road to democracy on Wednesday and Thursday when

February 12, 2001

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The Bahrain-based Gulf International Bank (GIP) posted a record profit of 118.1 million dollars in 2000.

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Bahrain-based Gulf International Bank (GIB) on Sunday, February 11, announced a 74.7 percent surge in net profits for 2000 to $118.1 million from $67.6 million in 1999.

February 11, 2001

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A Bahraini trade delegation is due to visit Bombay next week for talks on strengthening trade ties.

February 10, 2001

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The main Bahraini opposition group said it dropped its reservations about proposed reforms to restore an elected parliament, which are to be put to a

February 8, 2001

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Japanese made cars top the shopping list in Bahrain, since they constitute more than 50 percent of the total number of annually imported cars.

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Bahrain's exiled opposition called Thursday for a "no" vote in next week's referendum on a national charter to restore parliament and turn the Gulf em