Bahrain

Sovereign island state in the Persian Gulf

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Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, is an island country in the Persian Gulf. The sovereign state comprises a small archipelago centered around Bahrain Island, situated between the Qatar peninsula and the north eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, to which it is connected by the 25-kilometre (16 mi) King Fahd Causeway. Bahrain's population is 1,234,571, including 666,172 non-nationals. It is 765.3 square kilometres (295.5 sq mi) in size, making it the third-smallest nation in Asia after the Maldives and Singapore.

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United Nations human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on Thursday she was concerned that a Bahrain mass trial that revoked the nationality of 138 people this..
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

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The defendants were convicted after a mass trial of being members of an Iran-linked "terrorist cell".
4 days ago • BBC News
A court in Western-allied Bahrain sentenced 139 people to jail on terrorism charges on Tuesday and revoked the citizenship of all but one of them, the public..
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A Bahraini court sentenced 138 people to prison on terror charges on Tuesday, including 69 to life sentence, and revoked their citizenship, the public prosecutor..
Credit: Reuters - Published 4 days ago

A delegation from Israel that was due to attend a conference in Bahrain this week has pulled out due to security concerns, the organizers said on Sunday, after..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

An Israeli delegation of businessmen and government officials planning to take part in a business conference in Bahrain has canceled its visit on security..
Credit: Reuters - Published 6 days ago

Sebastian Vettel will continue to get preference over Charles Leclerc in "50-50 situations" as Ferrari feel he has a better chance to win the world championship,..
1 week ago • WorldNews

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