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Ambassador Roebuck Attends Ribbon-Cutting for WestPoint Home’s Expansion

Ambassador Roebuck attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony for WestPoint Home’s $9 million expanded yarn-spinning plant in Bahrain. This investment marks WestPoint Home’s third expansion in Bahrain over the past five years, and the American home textile company has invested more than $160 million in Bahrain since the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement entered into force in 2006. ...
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Fulbright Coffee Hour with Alumni

On January 4th, the Educational Specialist Samar Hasan met with Fulbright Alumni at the New York Café in Hamala. During the event, Fulbright Alumni Husain Al Yousif Kamal Mahmood, Mohammed Al Qari, and Nada Al Aradi shared their educational and cultural experience.  Current Fulbrighter Ahmed Mohsen, who was home from studying at the University of ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes Home Distinguished IVLP Alumni

On January 4,  U.S. Embassy Manama hosted a small dinner in honor of recently returned 2016 alumni of the International Leadership Visitor Program (IVLP).  Launched in 1940, the IVLP program helps strengthen U.S. engagement with countries around the world and cultivate lasting relationships by connecting current and emerging foreign leaders with their American counterparts through ...
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Student Leader Program Alumna Maryam Marhoon Shares Her Experience

  On December 21, Student Leader Alumna Maryam Marhoon gave a presentation on her experience in the Student Leader Program at the University of Bahrain.   Maryam attended  Portland State University in Oregon, as part of the summer 2016 Student Leader Program. The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a fully-funded six to eight weeks of intensive ...
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