Bahrain

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.

November 20, 2000

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Thunderstorms whipped Bahrain Sunday morning with winds uprooting trees and rain inundating streets in many parts of Manama and surrounding areas, the

November 19, 2000

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King Abdullah II of Jordan arrived in Manama Sunday for talks with the emir of Bahrain about the violence in the Palestinian territories, the Gulf New

November 15, 2000

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Bahrain trimmed its budget deficit by USD168m last year, Mid-East Financial Information (AME Info) reported Wednesday. According to the central bank r

November 14, 2000

02:00 GMT

<b>Date:</b> Nov 14 - Nov 18, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> Arabian Exhibition Management <b>Contact:</b> <

November 13, 2000

02:00 GMT

The Bahraini government has authorized dual taxation agreements with Bangladesh and Pakistan. They come as a result of a Bahraini effort to improve bilateral trade ties through the exchange of benefit