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State of Bahrain

  • 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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  • Special Report: In Bahrain, a U.S. prisoner's dilemma
    By Yara Bayoumy DUBAI (Reuters) - Amina al-Maidan was asleep in her family's apartment in the Gulf state of Bahrain last October when masked policemen arrived at about 2am searching for her son, Tagi. "They didn't show me any papers or arrest warrants," said Maidan, a Shi'ite Muslim who lives in the village of Sanabis. "They didn't know what he was wanted for. It all happened so fast. I was ...
    Aug. 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Bahrain in talks over possible Eurofighter deal - BAE
    By Rhys Jones LONDON (Reuters) - British defence firm BAE Systems (LSE:BA.) said the Gulf state of Bahrain was in talks about the possibility of buying an unspecified number of Eurofighter Typhoon fighter ...
    Aug. 7, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

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