- n an island in the Persian Gulf
- 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
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- 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.
June 21, 2013 - UPI
- 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.
June 20, 2013 - UPI
- 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 ...
June 19, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! News
- Jermaine Jackson in AFP
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...
- Fernando Alonso in Sydney Morning Herald
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...
- Mark Webber in BBC Sport
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...