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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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Here’s newly sworn-in President Trump’s full speech

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of ...
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English for Journalism Massive Open Online Course

The U.S. Embassy in Manama is happy to announce the second facilitated launch of  the English for Journalism Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) through the University of Pennsylvania and Coursera.  Through the MOOC, learners will obtain the English language skills needed for a career in modern journalism. The course explores print, broadcast, social and digital ...
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Bahrain, United States Sign Tax Agreement

On Wednesday, January 18, His Excellency Minister of Finance Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa and U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck signed an agreement between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain to implement the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The agreement defines information with respect ...
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