WASHINGTON (AP) _ The emir of Bahrain, Sheik Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa, will meet with President Clinton in Washington on Monday, the White House said. The emir also meet with Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

Bahrain, a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf region, provides a base for the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, consisting of 15 warships and about 1,500 service members and their families.