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Bahrain A Shiite Muslim girl in Shaikhura walks past painted graffiti. The Shiite majority has led a rebellion targeting the ruling al Khalifa family, Sunni Muslims who have run Bahrain for 200 years.
(AP Photo/Hassan Jamali)


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CIA World Factbook
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This document describes the history, government, politics and economy of Bahrain.

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  • Alayam Newspaper
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  • Bahrain: The Pearl of the Arabian Gulf
  • Center for Middle Eastern Studies: Bahrain
  • Bahrain Home Page
  • Destination Bahrain



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