Bahrain

September 27, 2000

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A Bahraini woman has been registered for the first time as a businesswoman on an official documents. Fatima Jawad profession on her national identity card read businesswoman.

September 26, 2000

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Five Bahraini women, including a Christian, are set to become members of a 40-strong appointed consultative council, for the first time in the Gulf Ar

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Exhibition of technological products and services geared toward the oil and

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 26 - Sep 28, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Bahrain International Exhibition Center, Bahrain <b>Specifics:</b> Exhibition of technological products and services geared toward the oil an

September 25, 2000

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan will visit Bahrain next month to inaugurate a new United Nations regional headquarters.

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Gulf Air has received $36 million in compensation from insurance firms for the Airbus plane that crashed into the sea off Bahrain last month killing 143 people.

September 24, 2000

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Voting began in Yugoslavia Sunday in presidential and legislative elections, which could end Slobodan Milosevic's tenure as president. Voters went to

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Thirteen people have been killed and three injured in attacks around Algiers, blamed on armed Islamists.

September 23, 2000

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US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright has held a telephone discussion with Palestinian President Yasser over the chances of restarting peace negoti

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Bahrain's general directorate for immigration and passports is studying a proposal to further simplify the procedures for issuing visit visas to forei

September 20, 2000

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Bahrain produces only a modest quantity of oil, but has a strategic location in the Persian Gulf.

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Bahrain produces only a modest quantity of oil, but has a strategic location in the Persian Gulf.

September 19, 2000

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Indians living in Bahrain are rushing to take advantage of a new three-month amnesty scheme that is to be offered by that country's government from Oc

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For the first time in Bahrain, a woman has been registered as a businesswoman on an official document, while previously women were registered as "busi

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Poultry production in Bahrain is back to normal after a mysterious disease that had struck poultry farms in the country and elsewhere in the region in