News & Events

EducationUSA Information Session at BIBF

  In celebration of International Education Week, the U.S. Embassy held an information session for students interested in learning about higher education in the United States and financial aid available for international students at American universities.  The event took place at the Bahrain Institution for Banking and Finance (BIBF).  During the session, students received information on university ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates the 2016 Presidential Election

U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck hosted a reception marking the 2016 U.S. presidential election at the Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel on Tuesday, November 8th.  Ambassador Roebuck delivered remarks highlighting America’s democratic tradition.  He also noted, “Regardless of who becomes the next president of the United States, the elections will not affect the foundation of the close ...
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English Access Students at the Integrity Learning Center Graduates

On October 26th, thirty young Bahraini students graduated from the English Access Microscholarship Program hosted by the Integrity Learning Center in a ceremony at Elite Grande Hotel in Seef.  U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, Mr. William V. Roebuck, honored the students who successfully completed a two-year program of rigorous study of English and American culture.  Sponsored ...
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Ambassador Roebuck Highlights the Bahrain-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

On October 31, Ambassador Roebuck participated in a roundtable discussion, organized by the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain (AmCham), regarding the Bahrain-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA).  Ambassador Roebuck provided members of the press corps with statistics and evidence of the benefits of the FTA to the United States and Bahrain, and to highlight some ...
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Regional English Language Officer Conducts Workshop

On October 26, the U.S. Embassy’s Regional English Language Office partnered with the Isa Cultural Center to offer a workshop on “Collaborative Story Writing.”  The regional English language officer, Mr. Scott Chiverton, demonstrated activities from the U.S. Department of State publication, “Create to Communicate,” a teaching resource book that shows teachers how to use art ...
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