Bahrain

November 12, 2000

02:00 GMT

Following the recent merger between the Bahraini Al-Ahli Commercial Bank and the London-based United Bank of Kuwait, the new Ahli United Bank posted profits of $35.2 million from January through Septe

November 11, 2000

02:00 GMT

<b>Date:</b> Nov 7 - Nov 11, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Manama, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Annual Trade Show & Exhibition <b>Coordination by:</b> Arabian E

November 9, 2000

02:00 GMT

The Bahrain-based Arab Banking Corporation (ABC) announced a 15 percent rise in its net profit for the first three quarters of 2000, which rose to $98 million, from the $85 million reported at the end

02:00 GMT

A special session of the Bahraini cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa, resulted in the approval of substantially expanded government budgets for both 2001 and 2002,

02:00 GMT

<b>Date:</b> Oct 9 - Oct 12, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> <b>Coordination by:</b> ITE Group <b>Contact:</b> <b>Send e-mail:</b> <

November 8, 2000

02:00 GMT

Gulf Arab monarchies will hold their next summit on December 30 and 31 in Bahrain.

02:00 GMT

The security services in Bahrain have arrested a university lecturer and part-time journalist with the British publication the Economist.

02:00 GMT

<b>Date:</b> Nov 13 - Nov 15, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Gulf International Conference and Convention Center, Manama, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> The premier technical forum for the presentation and adv

02:00 GMT

A recent study jointly conducted by the Heritage Foundation and the Wall Street Journal honored the Gulf State of Bahrain as the leader in economic freedom among 18 Middle East and North African count

November 7, 2000

02:00 GMT

The Bahraini government has approved a deficit of 314 million dinars ($826 million) in its two-year budget for 2001 and 2002. The Gulf island state\'s budget deficit in 1999 was estimated at $400 mill

November 6, 2000

02:00 GMT

The Emir of Bahrain will boycott the summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference which opens Sunday in Qatar because of a simmering territori

02:00 GMT

The Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC) had sold its shares in the Bahrain-based Gulf Industrial Investment Company (GIIC), to the Gulf Investment Company (GIC) and Brazil’s Companhia Vale do Rio Doce (CVR

November 5, 2000

02:00 GMT

The Bahraini PM has recently urged the relevant ministries to begin executing a new seaport project, the total costs of which are estimated at 80 million Bahraini dinars (BD).

November 3, 2000

02:00 GMT

<b>Date:</b> Oct 3 - Oct 6, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Showcase of technological and intellectual advancements in human recourse dev

October 31, 2000

02:00 GMT

The Islamic banking sector is likely to grow in tandem with economies of the Islamic world, predicted Abdullah Saif, Bahrain's minister of finance and the national economy, at the opening of the 2000