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Bahrain: Sovereign island state in the Persian Gulf
Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, is an island country in the Persian Gulf. The sovereign state comprises a small archipelago centered around Bahrain Island, situated between the Qatar peninsula and the north eastern coast of Saudi Arabia, to which it is connected by the 25-kilometre (16 mi) King Fahd Causeway. Bahrain's population is 1,234,571, including 666,172 non-nationals. It is 765.3 square kilometres (295.5 sq mi) in size, making it the third-smallest nation in Asia after the Maldives and Singapore.

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U.S. Navy: assisting tankers after 'reported attack' in Gulf of Oman

U.S. Naval forces are assisting tankers in the Gulf of Oman after receiving two distress calls on Thursday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet told Reuters.
Reuters - Published

Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conference

Palestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Bahrain

Two oil tankers struck in Gulf of Oman [Video]Two oil tankers struck in Gulf of Oman

Attacks on two oil tankers on Thursday in the Gulf of Oman left one ablaze and both adrift, shipping firms said, driving oil prices up 4% over worries about Middle East supplies. Emily Wither reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

White House Aide Kushner To Travel To Middle East [Video]White House Aide Kushner To Travel To Middle East

Trump administration officials Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt and Brian Hook are visiting in Morocco, Jordan and Israel this week. White House officials say, the trio will discuss the economic portion..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Palestinians Won't Attend U.S.-Led Conference In Bahrain [Video]Palestinians Won't Attend U.S.-Led Conference In Bahrain

According to Reuters, a Palestinian cabinet minister on Monday said that Palestinian officials will not attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to draw investment to the West Bank..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

Palestinians: not consulted about U.S.-led economic push [Video]Palestinians: not consulted about U.S.-led economic push

The Palestinians have not been consulted about a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian Prime Minister..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:01Published

Kushner-led Middle East Effort To Offer Economic 'Workshop' For West Bank Investments [Video]Kushner-led Middle East Effort To Offer Economic 'Workshop' For West Bank Investments

CNN reports The White House will announce Sunday afternoon the first part of its Middle East peace proposal, what officials are calling an economic "workshop" to encourage investing capital in the West..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Lewis Hamilton Wins 5th Straight For Mercedes [Video]Lewis Hamilton Wins 5th Straight For Mercedes

(CNN)Lewis Hamilton won the Spanish Grand Prix for a third consecutive year after overtaking Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas at the first turn in Barcelona. Up until the weekend, the Mercedes pair..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

U.S. Commander Prepares To Fight Back Against Iran If Necessary [Video]U.S. Commander Prepares To Fight Back Against Iran If Necessary

Reuters reports a U.S. commander of naval forces in the Middle East says that he would consider sending an aircraft carrier through the Strait of Hormuz. Vice Admiral Jim Malloy, commander of the U.S...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

 

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officials

Egypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S...
Reuters - Published
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