Bahrain

August 29, 2000

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As the dominant financial service center in the Middle East, Bahrain is home to a large community of on-shore and off-shore banking institutions, and insurance and investment houses. It also boasts th

August 28, 2000

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Bahrain provides assistance to families of those who died in Wednesday's Airbus 320 crash.

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Bahrain will host a two-day Islamic banking conference starting October 28, at the Holiday Inn, in the Bahrain conference center. Over 300 delegates from 25 countries are expected to attend the event.

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The Manama-based Gulf Air, which is jointly owned by Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Qatar and Oman, is currently in the midst of negotiations with a major airline alliance to enhance its global coverage and gain

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Bahrain banks showed the highest level of profitability this year in the month of July, with consolidated balance sheets figures rising 1.7 percent from June-end, reaching $105.5 billion.

August 27, 2000

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The consolidated balance-sheet of the banking system in Bahrain (including Full Commercial Banks, Offshore Banking Units and Investment Banks) grew fr

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The annual World Islamic Banking Conference, the largest event and the world's most influential banking industry gathering will be held in Bahrain thi

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The two black boxes from the Gulf Air Airbus 320 that crashed into waters off Bahrain, killing all 143 people on board left the Gulf Arab island early

August 26, 2000

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Investigators from around the world who have gathered in Bahrain to ponder the odd final maneuvers of a Gulf Air Airbus A320, have said they were stil

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.