February 20, 2001
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
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
Bahrain’s health ministry has approved a plan to introduce iron-enriched flour in the market soon.
February 16, 2001
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
More than 95 percent of voters have reportedly given a yes to a referendum on setting up democratic reforms in Bahrain
February 15, 2001
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
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
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.
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
The Bahrain-based Gulf International Bank (GIP) posted a record profit of 118.1 million dollars in 2000.
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
A Bahraini trade delegation is due to visit Bombay next week for talks on strengthening trade ties.
February 10, 2001
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
Japanese made cars top the shopping list in Bahrain, since they constitute more than 50 percent of the total number of annually imported cars.
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