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SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS

Security Message for U.S. Citizens U.S. Embassy Manama October 10, 2016   SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS   The day of Ashura is a major religious commemoration of the martyrdom at Karbala of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). As part of the Ashura religious observations, large processions will take place throughout ...
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Check out Our New Site!

Yes, we have a brand new website! Have a look around! The new-look website has seven sections representing broad topics that may be of interest to you. The sections are broken down further into sub-categories to assist you in finding specific information. The Seven Sections are: Visas – For all your Visa needs and questions. U.S. Citizen Services – ...
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A Message from U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck On the Occasion of Eid Al-Adha

I would like to extend my warmest wishes to the people of Bahrain for a happy Eid al-Adha and to congratulate all those performing Hajj. On this most holy of days, millions of Muslims around the world, including from Bahrain and the United States, join in this pilgrimage and offer alms to honor Abraham’s sacrifice.  ...
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Student Leaders Return from the United States

On August 23, Acting Public Affairs Officer Joslyn Mack-Wilson and Cultural Affairs Specialist Janan Shaikh Abdulla met with the 2016 MEPI Student Leaders returnees. The students shared their academic and cultural experience in the United States. The students described the six-week program as an opportunity for them to learn about leadership and prepare to be ...
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Pre-departure Orientation for the 2016 [YES] Program

On August 3,  a representative from the U.S. embassy and AMIDEAST – Kuwait met with a group of Bahraini students, participating in the 2016-2017 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program. The YES program is a program of the U.S. Department of State that provides outstanding secondary school students the opportunity to spend one academic ...
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