American Soccer Coaches Lead Football Tournament at the Bahrain Football Association

U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell and President of the Bahrain Football Association Shaikh Ali bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa attended the training and final football tournament game organized in collaboration with the Bahrain Football Association.  Two visiting soccer players from America, Zola Solamente and Anthony Sanneh led the competing teams of young football players.  The tournament was organized …

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American Ambassador Attends the Launching of New Lincoln At Al-Moayyed Showroom to Celebrate Discover America Week

As part of the activities of the U.S. Embassy’s Discover America Week 2019 in Bahrain, American Ambassador Justin Siberell, attended the unveiling of the all new American Lincoln Nautilus at Almoayyed Motors, the official distributors of Lincoln and Ford in the Kingdom of Bahrain, at their Showroom in Sitra. He was welcomed by Directors of …

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Gulf Air Showcases New Dreamliner to American Ambassador to Bahrain

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain 27 October 2019: H.E. Justin Siberell, the Ambassador of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Bahrain, was recently welcomed by Gulf Air’s executive management at Bahrain International Airport and toured the airline’s flagship aircraft, the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner which recently entered the airline’s fleet in the 70th anniversary …

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US Ambassador Visits Sabre Travel Network to Promote American Technology in the Travel Industry

As part of Discover America Week 2019, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell visited the offices of US Company Sabre Travel Network to learn about the latest trends and technology in the travel and tourism sector. H.E. received demonstrations on the latest technology that Sabre is delivering in the market. He was welcomed by the company’s Vice …

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US Ambassador Visit to Al-Jazira Supermarket Promotes American Products in Bahrain

As part of Discover America Week 2019, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell visited the Al-Jazira Supermarket branch in Mahooz.  Chairman of Al-Jazira Supermarket Abdulhussain Dawani welcomed the ambassador and took him on a tour of the American products on prominent display.  At the end of the tour, Ambassador Siberell and Mr. Dawani cut a cake in …

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Ambassador Siberell Launches Discover America Week

In collaboration with the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham), U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell addressed the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain’s networking luncheon on October 24 to kick off U.S. Embassy 2019 Discover America Week. Ambassador Siberell used the speech to highlight the schedule of events of Discover American Week.  In his speech, …

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US Ambassador Visit to Lulu Hypermarket Promotes American Products in Bahrain

As part of Discover America Week 2019, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell visited the Lulu Hypermarket branch in Saar where he was welcomed by Lulu Group Director Juzer Rupawala who also took the Ambassador on a tour of the American products on prominent display.  At the end of the tour, Ambassador Siberell and Mr. Rupawala cut …

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U.S. Embassy Launches Discover America Week: October 24-November 1

Op-Ed By Justin Siberell, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Everyone knows that Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas by accident.  But there is nothing accidental about Discover America Week in Bahrain from October 24 to November 1.   The US Embassy and our partners in the Bahraini and American business community have planned a series …

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U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Opens American University Fair

U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Margaret Nardi opened the U.S. Educational Group (USEG) Fall 2019 University Fair at the Bahrain Sheraton Hotel.  Admissions representatives from more than twenty-five American universities met with students, parents, and school counselors. They provided information on academic programs, financial aid opportunities, the admissions process, and American campus life.  The …

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U.S. Embassy Manama Holds Its Annual Town Hall Meeting With American Citizens

On September 29, Ambassador Justin Siberell and the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy Manama organized a Town Hall meeting for the American citizens living in Bahrain. During the Town Hall meeting, Ambassador Siberell and the staff of the Consular Section presented information and answered questions of interest to U.S. Citizens in Bahrain. The Embassy …

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U.S. Embassy Hosts Ramadan Iftar for Bahraini Youth

On Wednesday, May 15th, U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell and Mrs. Siberell hosted an Iftar for Bahraini youth to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan and the strong friendship between the United States and Bahrain. During the Iftar, Ambassador Siberell recognized a number of the U.S. Embassy exchange program participants and participants in the Crown Prince Scholarship …

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Meeting Between Administration Officials and King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa

Yesterday, Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt,and United States Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook visited the Kingdom of Bahrain and met with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa. They discussed increasing cooperation between the United States and Bahrain, and the Trump Administration’s efforts to facilitate peace between the Israelis and Palestinians. Additionally, …

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U.S. Ambassador Visits American Mission Hospital

As part of the Discover America Week events, Unites States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain Justin Siberell visited the American Mission Hospital on October 16. The American Mission Hospital traces its origins back to 1893 and the establishment of the Arabian Mission by the Reformed Church in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  American physicians began …

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Celebrate and Discover America in Bahrain! An op-ed by the U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain

Celebrate and Discover America in Bahrain! By Justin Siberell, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain The United States enjoys an extremely robust relationship with the government and people of Bahrain. Ours is a long-standing, mutually-beneficial partnership that allows each country to enhance the other’s strengths and capabilities. Our partnership is built upon an enduring …

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International Student Network (ISN) Visits Bahrain

On September 25, 2018, the International Student Network (ISN) visited Bahrain to meet with students interested in studying in the United States. The fair featured representatives from over 10 American colleges and universities who met with students interested in studying in the U.S. Over 400 people attended the fair and learned about the university admissions …

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American Ambassador’s Wife Hosts Ladies Ramadan Majlis

Mrs. Arnavaz Siberell, wife of U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain Justin Siberell, hosted a Ramadan majlis for ladies in celebration of the holy month of Ramadan and the friendship between the United States and Bahrain. During the majlis, Mrs. Siberell recognized a group of talented female Bahraini artists, whose paintings were showcased on the walls of the residence.  Bahraini artists featured in the exhibit included Zakeya …

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American Embassy Celebrates Independence Day

On April 17, the U.S. Embassy celebrated the 242nd anniversary of the independence of the United States of America at the Four Seasons Hotel, Bahrain Bay. The event was attended by Shaikh Khalifa bin Rashid Al Khalifa, who was deputized by HRH the Prime Minister, as well as Southern Governor Shaikh Khalifa bin Ali Al Khalifa …

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U.S. Educational Expert Karen Bauer Visits Bahrain

EducationUSA Regional Educational Advising Coordinator Karen Bauer visited Bahrain to discuss EducationUSA programs from March 20-22, 2018. During her stay, Ms. Bauer visited the Crown Prince International Program Advisor, The Bahrain Bayan School, Abdul Rahman Kanoo International School, Al Raja School, and the Bahrain Education and Training Exhibition (EDUTEX). Ms. Bauer also participated in a live chat to give …

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Embassy Offers, “How To Do Business in the United States” Seminar

On Monday, February 12, the U.S. Embassy, in cooperation with the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham) and BIBF, held a seminar entitled “How to do Business in the United States.”  The seminar, held on the BIBF campus, included speakers from the U.S. Embassy, Washington, D.C., and across the region.  The speakers gave tips …

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Success Story of U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement

U.S. Ambassador Justin Siberell along with Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani visited West Point Home to celebrate a fantastic United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement success story as part of the Discover America Week 2018. The American home textile company has invested more than $160 million in Bahrain since the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade …

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Discover America Week 2018 OP-ED

By Justin Siberell, U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain It is a pleasure to announce the opening of Discover America Week 2018. Discover America is a weeklong celebration of American commerce and culture, including food, leisure, shopping, sports, tourism, and more. The relationship between Bahrain and the United States runs strong and deep; it …

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American Fulbright Specialist Visits RUW

American Fulbright Specialist Dr. Marika Snider visited the Royal University for Women, November 27 to December 14.  During her visit, Dr. Snider was a guest lecturer in architectural conservation classes and helped the Royal University for Women review its architecture coursework.  Dr. Snider also participated in a conservation project with RUW students, as part of …

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Ambassador Siberell reopens the American Art Space at the Al-Riwaq Art Gallery

On December 12, American Ambassador Justin Siberell officially reopened the newly remodeled American Space at the Al Riwaq Art Gallery in Adliya.  The Ambassador honored Bayan Kanoo, Al-Riwaq Art Space director and art visionary who is at the forefront of the Bahraini art scene.  Ambassador Siberell spoke of the partnership between the Embassy and the …

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U.S. Embassy Participates in the Annual International Embassy Bazaar

The U.S. Embassy participated in the annual International Embassy Bazaar coordinated by the Children and Mother Welfare Society. Deputy Chief of Mission Aimee Cutrona attended to show her support.  Many embassies participated by setting up booths with country related products to sell and donating the funds to the Children and Mother Welfare Society. The U.S. …

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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Death of a Bahraini Police Officer

  The United States condemns in the strongest terms the killing of Bahraini police officer Lieutenant Hisham Al-Hamadi in Bilad Al Qadeem yesterday.  We extend our deepest condolences to Lieutenant Al-Hamadi’s family and to the people of Bahrain. ‎There can be no justification for this deplorable act of violence.  We urge all concerned to condemn …

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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – …

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