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Bahrain as a Sunni-Shia Fault Line

Bahrain as a Sunni-Shia Fault Line

12/06/2017 | by Shay, Shaul (Dr.) Bahrain has been in turmoil since a 2011 uprising backed by majority Shia Muslims, supported by Iran, which demanded greater rights from the Sunni-led monarchy. The government crushed the protests with the help of ...

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Bahrain bans newspaper indefinitely

Bahrain bans newspaper indefinitely

 June 06, 2017 AFP-JijiDUBAI (AFP-Jiji) — The government in Sunni-ruled Bahrain announced Sunday an indefinite ban on the independent Al-Wasat newspaper on accusations that it publishes “what sows division” in the Shiite-majority Gulf kingdom. The ministry of information affairs said ...

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Bahrain shuts down prominent newspaper amid crackdown

Bahrain shuts down prominent newspaper amid crackdown

Bahrain shuts down prominent newspaper amid crackdown By JON GAMBRELL Today DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain shut down a prominent independent newspaper Sunday “until further notice” over an article about unrest in Morocco, the latest move tightening expression ...

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