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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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    Remarks on U.S. Policy in the Middle East

    Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy R. Sherman spoke about U.S. Policy in the Middle East at Georgetown University.

  • Ambassador and Mrs. Krajeski, Ambassador Demirer, AWA President Lisa Wahba, and AWA Treasurer Sheryl Mays.

    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, which is the central purpose of AWA’s efforts. He praised AWA ...

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    Obama on Plans to Destroy ISIL

    Statement by the President on ISIL.

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  • 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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    Policeman Killed in East Ekker

    The United States condemns yesterday’s bomb attack in East Ekker that killed a policeman. We extend our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the slain officer. Our hearts go out to those who will find themselves in mourning... 

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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... 

  • Embassy Official Speaks at BBA Event
    Embassy Official Speaks at BBA Event

    DLA Piper sponsored an information session about the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which was hosted by the Bahrain Businessmen’s Association at the Capital Club. The U.S. Embassy’s Deputy Political/Economic Chief Rebecca Seweryn spoke about how Bahraini businesses can utilize the trade advantages offered by the FTA.