Bahrain

February 24, 2001

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Bahrain and Russia will start in March talks aimed at boosting trade ties and encouraging bilateral investments.

February 22, 2001

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Bahrain's total exports surpassed five billion dollars in 2000 as oil exports amounted to 4 billion.

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Bahrain registered a trade deficit of 318.2 million Bahraini dinars in 2000 ($844 million), with exports of BD 644.5 million and imports of BD 962.7 million. However, the picture was reversed where no

February 21, 2001

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By Mahmoud Al Abed English News Editor  After the landslide public approval of political reforms in Bahrain, the notion that political opposition is a

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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, reported <I>Gulf News</I>.

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

02:00 GMT

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