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
A detailed list of facts and figures for Bahrain.
U.S. State Department Notes
This document describes the history, government, politics and economy of Bahrain.
Select Internet sites and Web publications:
Arab Net: BahrainBahrain: The Pearl of the Arabian GulfCenter for Middle Eastern Studies: BahrainBahrain Home Page
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