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COVID-19 Information

Last updated:   May 03, 2021   ***  Effective January 26, all airline passengers to the United States ages two years and older must provide a negative COVID-19 viral test taken within three calendar days of travel.  Alternatively, travelers to the U.S. may provide documentation from a licensed health care provider of having recovered from COVID-19 in the ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosts Second Virtual Ramadan Youth Gathering

Alumni of cultural and educational exchange programs attended the U.S. Embassy’s second virtual youth gathering, hosted by Chargé d’Affaires Margaret Nardi. The participants engaged with CDA Nardi in a question-and-answer session on the values and traditions of the holy month of Ramadan. They also discussed how COVID-19, and Bahrain’s preventative measures, affected the tradition of ...
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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). Registration opens from April 22, 2021 for four weeks.  Register at: http://www.pearsonvue.com/fsot Related links U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer Test (FSOT) website Non-Disclosure/Conduct Policy Statement (PDF) What to expect in a Pearson VUE test center Online Practice FSOT ...
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A Message of Peaceful Coexistence and Togetherness

By: Margaret Nardi Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the United States Ramadan in Bahrain is always a joyous time when this country’s culture of peaceful coexistence and friendship among all communities is on display through festive gatherings and important rituals.  The spirit of reflection and generosity is shared by Muslims and their neighbors throughout ...
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American Intern Speaks about Experience at Bahrain National Museum

Hailing from Pennsylvania, Rachael McGlensey is on a six-month U.S. Embassy supported internship working as Collections & Conservation Intern at Bahrain National Museum. Rachael was particularly interested in experiencing a different area of the Middle East after having worked in Jordan previously. Hear from Rachael in her own words…  Rachael described her decision to come to Bahrain saying, “Great…Although I have a Master’s degree ...
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