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    Emergent Digital Practices Professors Visit Bahrain

    The U.S. Embassy hosted University of Denver professors of Emergent Technologies Christopher Coleman and Laleh Mehran in Bahrain from October 26-28. During their visit, Chris and Laleh held workshops at Al-Riwaq Art Gallery on 3-D modeling...

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    Embassy Participates in IGN Convention

    On October 24th and 25th the U.S. Embassy in Manama participated in the IGN Convention, the film, video game, technology, and comic convention held annually in Bahrain. The two day event was held at the Bahrain International Circuit and featured visiting U.S. voice actor and musician...

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    USEG Visits Bahrain

    On October 21, 2014, the U.S. Educational Group (USEG) visited Bahrain to meet with students interested in studying in the United States. The fair featured representatives from over 28 American colleges and universities...

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    Workshops at the American Art Space

    Local Artist Mustafa Halwachi led a series of workshops at the American Art Space, located in Al Riwaq Art Gallery in Adliya, on painting with stencils. Workshop participants and Art Space members were showed basic techniques for bringing their artwork to life through painting with layered stencils...

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  • 40th Anniversary of AWA
    40th Anniversary of AWA

    U.S. Ambassador Thomas Krajeski and his wife Bonnie Krajeski attended the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the American Women’s Association today at the Ramee Grand in Seef area. Ambassador Krajeski gave remarks about the many meanings of service... 

  • Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL
    Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL

    Statement by the President on ISIL. 

  • Embassy Hosts Ladies Ghabqa
    Embassy Hosts Ladies Ghabqa

    The U.S. Embassy hosted a ghabqa for ladies to celebrate Ramadan and the friendship between the United States and Bahrain. Wife of the U.S. Embassy Charge d’Affaires and Foreign Policy Advisor to the Commander of U.S. Navy Forces Central Command Tracy Roberts Pounds said: “It is a pleasure to have the opportunity to continue the tradition of hosting a ladies’ ghabqa which brings together Bahraini ladies from all walks of life to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan, and to share in a tradition that is a unique part of Bahrain’s history.” 

  • Annual Youth and Young Adult Iftar Held
    Annual Youth and Young Adult Iftar Held

    The U.S. Embassy in Bahrain recently hosted its annual youth and young adult Iftar at the Intercontinental Hotel. Foreign Policy Advisor to the Commander of US Navy Forces Central Command Tracy Roberts-Pounds gave remarks at the Iftar to celebrate the holy month of Ramadan and the strong friendship between the United States and Bahrain. 

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    Statement from the U.S. Embassy Concerning MEPI

    The United States actively partners with the Government of Bahrain on initiatives supported through the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) that have benefitted all segments of Bahraini society. Senior Government officials, Members of Parliament, prominent journalists and leaders of commerce and industry have all participated in our exchange programs and praised them publicly. The recently published information about our MEPI programs has been available on the public web site for years. MEPI’s activities are not covert, nor are they designed – as erroneously alleged – to “alter the internal politics” of the countries where the program works. On the contrary, all of our programs provide direct support to the work of local partners...