News & Events

U.S. Universities Recruit Bahraini Students

On February 20, 2017, the International Student Network (ISN) hosted a university fair in Bahrain for students interested in studying in the United States.  The fair featured representatives from over 10 American colleges and universities, including Eastern Kentucky University, Fontbonne University, Illinois State University, University of Central Missouri, Grand Valley State University, University of San ...
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U.S. Ambassador Donates Books and Computer Equipment to Ras Romman Community Center

  On Wednesday February 22, U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck visited Ras Romman Community Center where he donated a collection of books for the center’s library and a 3D printer for the center’s technology programs.  The books included classic American literature – including William Faulkner, Ambassador Roebuck’s favorite author – and books on art and design ...
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Security Notice

January 30, 2017 Spontaneous demonstrations, and at times violent anti-government activity, continue to take place in Bahrain, particularly at night and in restricted areas.  This unrest can be in response to local developments, calls for protests, or regional events.  U.S. citizens should be aware of the following: Episodic protest activity is anticipated to continue to ...
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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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U.S. Agricultural Attaché Attends Invest in Food Forum

U.S. Department of Agriculture Attaché Alan Hallman participated in the Invest in Food Forum organized by the MENA Centre for Investment on January 24.  Hallman spoke about the importance of implementing standards that ensure food safety while not being overly cumbersome for businesses to implement.  He advocated the adoption of American standards approved by the ...
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