Bahrain

August 25, 2000

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The bodies of 64 Egyptians who died in the Gulf Air crash off Bahrain will be taken back to their country on a special flight Saturday morning.

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Gulf Air has ruled out "for the moment" the suggestion that human error had caused the crash of an Airbus A320 in the Gulf off Bahrain, in which all 1

August 24, 2000

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Pilot error could be to blame for the fatal crash of a Gulf Air flight in Bahrain, official television reported in the Abu Dhabi emirate.

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A special Gulf Air flight has taken off from Cairo bound for Manama Thursday, carrying relatives of those killed in a crash of a Gulf Air Airbus off B

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A 28-year-old Egyptian teacher who was stopped from boarding a doomed Gulf Air flight to Bahrain because of his failure to meet a bureaucratic require

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Experts begin probing the crash of a Gulf Air Airbus A320 that went down into the sea off Bahrain, killing all 143 people on board.

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Rescue workers recover the bodies of all 143 passengers and crew, and the 'black box' from the Gulf Air plane which crashed into the Gulf off Bahrain

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Arab Insurance Groups (Arig) lost $15.6 million due to difficult conditions of the reinsurance market and in general the extreme volatility of the financial markets.

August 22, 2000

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MICE Management, a Bahrain-based public relations and event management company, has been selected to work with Kuwait's Al-Essa Exhibitions to promote two exhibitions later this year.

August 20, 2000

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A multi-million dollar investment boom in the garments, textiles and yarn industry in Bahrain has generated over 3,000 potential jobs for Bahrainis an

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More than 13 per cent of the 3.1 million people who booked seats with Gulf Air in the first six months of the year had failed to turn up, causing the

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A new shopping mall will open in January 2001 in Bahrain called the Al Massa Shopping Mall and covering an area of 36,000 sq. meters.

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Financial statements of Bahraini banks reveal a decline in the second quarter of 2000, with balance sheet figures down from $208.7 billion to $103.7 billion.

August 16, 2000

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Bahrain-based Arab Insurance Group (Arig) says it made a net loss of $15.6 million in the first six months of 2000 compared with a $4.7 million profit

August 15, 2000

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The recent merger between Al-Ahli Bank of Bahrain and United Bank of Kuwait may bring with it a transformation for the Middle East banking sector, wit