Bahrain

December 31, 2000

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The trend towards smoking among women in Bahrain is increasing, Bahrain Tribune reported Sunday, quoting a senior official. The Head of the Anti-Smoki

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Bahrain’s finance minister has said that tariffs will be cut on consumer goods and imported cars by 2003, as part of a series of economic and political reforms initiated by Bahrain\'s Emir Sheikh Hama

December 28, 2000

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The Bahraini government’s decision to open the property market to other GCC nationals and expatriate residents has led to a real estate development, said Mohammed Dadabhai, a Shura council member, in

December 26, 2000

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Bahrain\'s emir has commuted the death sentences of three Shiites convicted of a 1996 arson attack on a restaurant in which seven Bangladeshis were ki

December 25, 2000

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Bahrain is to cut tariffs on consumer goods and imported cars by 2003, two years before the deadline set by the Gulf Co-operation Council, following a

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The Bahraini government on Monday denied opposition reports that dozens of arrests were made during a mass demonstration in Manama to mark Jerusalem D

December 24, 2000

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The number of companies registered at Bahrain\'s Commerce Ministry was 4,452 in the 10-month period ending October, showing an increase of 292 over th

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Bahraini riot police fired rubber bullets and arrested dozens of protestors during a mass demonstration outside a Shiite mosque.

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The Bahrain Flour Mills Company has recently canceled two project proposals, a biscuit and a spaghetti manufacturing projects, valued at 1.5 million Bahraini dinars.

December 20, 2000

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An Ethiopian maid on death row for murdering her Bahraini employer\'s wife and chopping up the body is to lodge an appeal next week on the grounds of

December 19, 2000

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Two successful kidney transplants have been carried out for the first time by a purely Bahraini team at Sulmaniya Medical Complex (SMC), The Gulf Dail

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The Gulf Arab state of Bahrain took a step towards democracy Tuesday, with a high-level committee approving a plan to restore a directly elected parli

December 18, 2000

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Bahrain will host the 9th Middle East Corrosion Conference and Exhibition in February next year, Bahrain Tribune reported Monday The Event is being or

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The Bahraini government approved the setting up of a $265-million tourism company to develop the state's tourism industry.

December 16, 2000

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Bahrain\'s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa announced Saturday that his Gulf Arab state is to restore a directly elected parliament as part of a