bahrain bahrain  /bɑ ˈreɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an island in the Persian Gulf
  2. (n) an island country in the Persian Gulf off the coast of Saudi Arabia; oil revenues funded progressive programs until reserves were exhausted in 1970s

News

  1. Bahrain accused of systemic repression

    PARIS, June 21 (UPI) -- Human rights activists imprisoned in Bahrain should be released immediately and unconditionally because their detention is arbitrary, a rights federation said.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: UPI

  2. Rights group: Bahrain has no room for dissent

    BRUSSELS, June 20 (UPI) -- Human Rights Watch published an 87-page report Thursday accusing Bahrain of enacting legislation restricting the activities of its opponents.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Kingdom of Bahrain to Launch Organ Donation Database

    MANAMA, Bahrain, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coinciding with the launch of the Bahrain Foundation for Organ Relief, the Kingdom is in the process of establishing its first organ donation database. The new database will involve the distribution of organ donor cards similar to those carried by people in the West.The Foundation is in the final stages of securing permission from Bahrain ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

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  1. He added: "God is so powerful. He was studying. He was reading a lot of books, because I brought him books from Saudi Arabia. I brought him books from Bahrain. I was the one who originally put him in Bahrain because I wanted him to get out of...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Jermaine Jackson Source: AFP

  2. "I think that many of us have given some hot-headed comments immediately after the race in Bahrain," Alonso said. "It's true that the race in Sakhir wasn't especially spectacular - although for us Ferraristi it was great and exciting - but...
    on Mar 23, 2010 By: Fernando Alonso Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "I did an interview before the race in Valencia with an American guy," said Webber. "He said 'you've led the most laps, you've finished every race in the points and you've been on the front row since Bahrain' and I said 'you've done a good...
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Mark Webber Source: BBC Sport

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