Bahrain

December 12, 2000

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The exiled Bahraini opposition on Tuesday criticized the emir\'s appointment of six new members to a committee working on a national charter for the G

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The board of directors of the Aluminum Bahrain Company, Alba, will meet soon to discuss the feasibility study for increasing the company’s production capacity by 50 percent.

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The Bahrain-based First Islamic Investment Bank (FIIB) has launched a bid worth more than $80 million for the Caribou Coffee Company of the United States, a newspaper reported Monday, December 11.

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A planned $1.5 billion Islamic fund to finance infrastructure projects will establish its Asian regional office in Brunei, the fund\'s manager said Monday, December 11. Emerging Markets Partnership (B

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HSBC Investment Bank and Emirates Bank International announced last week that they had managed to syndicate a $60 million term loan facility for United Gulf Bank (UBG).

December 6, 2000

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Bahrain could declare itself a kingdom without any change in the ruling system, a senior official said Wednesday in reaction to Arab press reports tha

December 4, 2000

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Bahrain-based Life Insurance Corp (International), a subsidiary of India\'s Life Insurance Corp (LIC) plans to open offices in Dubai and Oman as part

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The final touches are being put to a $1.5 billion Islamic fund, which will be managed in Bahrain, reported the <I>Gulf Daily Tribune</I>. Sponsored by the Islamic Development Banks (IDB), The 10-year

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BNP Paribas, the world’s sixth largest private bank in terms of assets, is moving its Middle East private banking headquarters from Geneva to Bahrain, reported the <I>Gulf daily Tribune</I>, and has a

December 3, 2000

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The Bahraini cabinet has approved the projected budget proposals for the upcoming 2001 and 2002 fiscal years. The total revenues were estimated at 669 million Bahraini dinars in the 2001 budget and BD

November 29, 2000

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The Bahrain-based Arab Insurance Group (Arig) has announced changes in the board of directors of Arig Re, its reinsurance operation, with the appointment of Udo Krueger, Arig’s CEO, as chairman, repor

November 28, 2000

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The Bahrain Telecommunications Company's Middle East subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire 48 percent of Egyptian internet service provider So

November 26, 2000

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In line with its policy to expand services beyond the shores of Bahrain, Batelco recently signed an agreement to acquire shares in the Egyptian SofiCom, as well as an agreement to set up an ISP joint

November 21, 2000

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Bahrain International Bank (BIB) has closed a $92.5 million term loan facility with a leading group of international banks, Khaleej Times reported Tue

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A recently held meeting by the Civil Aviation Affairs (CAA) in Manama, Bahrain, called for the reversal of price reductions on flights to India and Colombo decided upon in 1999.