Bahrain

May 20, 2000

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Bahrain said it suspended talks Friday with Qatar on a long-standing border dispute between the two Gulf Arab states, accusing Doha of failing to resp

May 9, 2000

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Bahrain's efforts to diversify its economy away from the oil sector have proven successful in recent years. Aluminum Bahrain Company (Alba) represents one such successful diversification effort.   In

May 3, 2000

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The State of Bahrain consumes $35 million worth of pharmaceuticals annually, Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper reported. The majority of these pharmaceuticals are imported from abroad, while the balance

May 2, 2000

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The Office Furniture Exhibition opens today in Bahrain. The event, organized by Bahrain Light Industries Co. (BLICO), will run until May 13th. Four leading Saudi firms and other representatives of Gul

April 27, 2000

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The annual Gulf Air Cargo conference was opened this Wednesday to examine the airline's cargo capabilities. The two-day "Putting the World Under your Hands" conference was presided over by Gulf Air Ca

April 23, 2000

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The State of Bahrain will receive an "industrial boost," with the second annual "Made in Bahrain Exhibition" set to take place from May 9 to 13 at the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.  The Bah

April 12, 2000

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To the delight of tourists and health club frequenters, Al Dana Tourist Resort will be completed in 18 months.   The new attraction will be created between the Shiekh Isa Ben Salman Bridge and the Shi

April 4, 2000

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Although Iran is one of the strongest teams in Asia, the Bahraini football team is cautiously optimistic about today's match.  The game will take plac

March 28, 2000

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A delegation of German women yesterday visited the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) to learn more about its operations.  The group learned about the bourse'

March 8, 2000

02:00 GMT

 Esperance and E.S. Sahel will take their battle to the end of the season for the Tunisian championship.  In the recent round, the season's 15th of 2

March 5, 2000

02:00 GMT

Population29.1 million (1999 estimate)Religions99% Islam; less than 1% JewishGovernmentConstitutional MonarchyLanguagesArabic (official), French (business), Berber dialects, Spanish (in North)Work Wee

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Population:0.63 million (1999)Religions:85% Muslim; 15% Christians, Jews, Bahais, Hindus and ZoroastriansGovernment:Emirate, limited monarchyLanguages:Arabic (English is widely spoken)Work Week:Saturd

March 2, 2000

02:00 GMT

Iran and Bahrain are looking to strengthen business ties.   An Iranian export products exhibition is now open at the Bahrain International Exhibition

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Labor Law No. 3 of 1962 (as amended) governs industrial relations in Qatar. Under the Labor Law, priority in employment is granted to Qataris, then to nationals of Arab countries and, finally, to othe