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
The frequency with which children are injured in accidents at home is very high in Bahrain, says a study.
Bahrain's Emir, Sheikh Hamad al-Khalifa, urged Wednesday opposition figures in exile to return home after they were given an amnesty.
Malaysian companies have been invited to take part in Bahrain's $500 million Salman port project, officials said Monday as the emirate's prime minister began a three-day visit.
February 7, 2001
The Bahrain-based investment group Investcorp announced net profits of $70 million in 2000, down 44 percent from 1999 results.
February 6, 2001
Bahrain\'s Emir, Sheikh Hamad al-Khalifa announced Monday an amnesty for political prisoners held on security charges and opposition figures in exile.
Bahrain is to end its state telecommunications monopoly, Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa announced Sunday, but gave no timeframe. "The government is ending that monopoly," held by Batelco, h