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American Fulbright Specialist Visits Bahrain

From December 5 to December 15, American Fulbright Specialist Dr. Nancy Scannell was hosted by the Royal University for Women (RUW). The Fulbright Specialist Program promotes linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas. The program awards grants to U.S. faculty and professionals approved to join the Specialist Roster in ...
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Security Notice

(December 8, 2016) The U.S. Embassy issued a Security Notice to its employees today reminding them of continued security threats throughout the world during the holidays and major events.  Spontaneous demonstrations continue to take place in Bahrain from time to time in response to world events or regional and local developments. The embassy anticipates widespread ...
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American Photographer Rinzi Ruiz Visits Bahrain

From  November 27 to December 1, American Street Photographer Mr. Rinzi Ruiz visited Bahrain as part of “The Nest” arts festival organized by Al Riwaq gallery.  As part of the festival, Mr. Rinzi offered a photography workshop, “Zen Street – A Walking Meditation.”  In this workshops, Mr. Ruiz offered practical techniques for taking photographs and ...
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Ambassador Roebuck Visits Artist Balqees Fakhro

On Wednesday, November 29, U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck visited the art gallery of Bahraini artist Balqees Fakhro.  Ms. Fakhro gave a tour to Ambassador Roebuck, who learned about the history of her abstract art and paintings and the background of her collection.  Ambassador Roebuck was also presented with a painting from Ms. Fakhro.
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Workshop for local English teachers

On November 28th , U.S. Embassy English Language Fellow Jesse Conway led a workshop for local English teachers on ways to increase reading fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary through collaborative practices.  During the workshop, participants discussed why reading is often perceived as difficult and time-intensive and explored classroom-ready communicative approaches that increase students’ reading fluency levels, ...
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