King Names Jew, Women to Bahrain's Upper Chamber

(Al Bawaba) Bahrain's King Hamad named the kingdom's 40-member Consultative Council on Saturday, including a Jew and six women. The Jew, Ibrahim Dawood Ibrahim Nonoo, was also on the previous council formed back in September 2000. Nonoo, whose family hails from Iraq but has lived in the kingdom for around a century, runs Bahrain Financing, one of the kingdom's most important foreign currency operations, according to AFP.

2002-11-28 00:00:00

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