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Ambassador Bondy’s Independence Day Reception Remarks

May 16, 2022, 7:30 p.m.   Your Excellency Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Finance and National Economy; Ambassadors; Vice Admiral Cooper; distinguished officials; members of the diplomatic corps; honored guests; ladies and gentlemen; Massa Al Kheyr, wa Ahlan wa Sahlan. I would first like to honor the memory of United Arab Emirates ...
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American Embassy Celebrates 246th Independence Day

The U.S. Embassy in Manama celebrated the 246th anniversary of the independence of the United States of America at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Independence Day is a very special occasion for Americans, as it represents an opportunity to celebrate the democratic principles that were the basis the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and that have ...
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COVID-19 Information

Last updated: May 15, 2022 ***  Effective December 6, 2021, all airline passengers to the United States ages 2 years and older, regardless of vaccination status or citizenship, must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within one calendar day of travel. Alternatively, travelers to the United States may provide documentation from a licensed health ...
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On the Occasion of Eid al-Fitr

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 2, 2022 On behalf of the United States of America, I extend my warmest greetings to Muslims and all those celebrating Eid al-Fitr in the United States and around the globe. This celebration marks the completion of Ramadan, a month of fasting, reflection, charity, and generosity. ...
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The Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT)

Are you an American Citizen? Are you interested in a career with the Foreign Service but do not know where to start? Now is your chance to join the U.S. Foreign Service by registering for the Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT). The Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) will be administered from June 4-11, 2022. Registration ...
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