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Sovereign island state in the Persian Gulf

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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 1,234,561, 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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Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker

Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately release the vessel.
Reuters - Published

U.S. Navy searching for missing sailor in Arabian Sea: statement

The U.S. navy and other ships are conducting search and rescue operations for a missing U.S. sailor in the Arabian Sea, the Bahrain-based U.S. Fifth Fleet said.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Bahrain

Former al-Qaeda claims recruitment by Bahrain gov't as assassin [Video]Former al-Qaeda claims recruitment by Bahrain gov't as assassin

Critics said it exposed the political oppression that the country's majority Shia population had suffered for decades.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:59Published

Iran claims to have impounded foreign ship [Video]Iran claims to have impounded foreign ship

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran’s elite force as saying in a statement on Thursday. Havovi Cooper reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published

Palestinians Reject U.S. Plan For Peace As Kushner Garners Gulf Arab Support [Video]Palestinians Reject U.S. Plan For Peace As Kushner Garners Gulf Arab Support

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Palestinians poured scorn on the Trump administration's 50 billion-dollar investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, however US Gulf Arab allies..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:58Published

Palestinians reject Kushner's $50bn proposal [Video]Palestinians reject Kushner's $50bn proposal

US urges Palestinian officials to think outside the 'traditional box' after boycott of Bahrain economic workshop.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:08Published

U.S. Economic Plan Gets Cautious Nod In Gulf Despite Palestinian Protest [Video]U.S. Economic Plan Gets Cautious Nod In Gulf Despite Palestinian Protest

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, Palestinians decried the Trump administration's 50 billion-dollar investment plan to help achieve Middle East peace, however US Gulf Arab allies claimed..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:56Published

Kushner quiet on details of Mideast peace plan [Video]Kushner quiet on details of Mideast peace plan

The Trump administration is chasing support for an economic plan that it says will be a foundation for Israeli-Palestinian peace. But the Palestinians - and many other Arabs - don't think their pitch..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

Palestinians Don't Trust U.S. Economic Plan [Video]Palestinians Don't Trust U.S. Economic Plan

Reuters reports Palestinian protesters rallied in the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday to demonstrate against a proposed U.S. economic peace plan. At a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain, U.S. President..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Kushner says economic plan is a necessary precondition to peace [Video]Kushner says economic plan is a necessary precondition to peace

White House adviser says proposals presented at Bahrain event represent 'opportunity of the century' for Palestinians.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published

Jared Kushner Meets With Bahrain's King At Middle East Peace Workshop [Video]Jared Kushner Meets With Bahrain's King At Middle East Peace Workshop

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, Bahrain's king met with the US delegation participating in a workshop in Manama discussing a US economic plan for the Palestinians. Bahrain's state news..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Palestinians protest amid controversial workshop on Middle East peace [Video]Palestinians protest amid controversial workshop on Middle East peace

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters in various West Bank locations on Tuesday rallied against this week's economic conference in Bahrain that will kick off the Trump administration's plan for peace in..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

U.S. Seeks Funds For Middle East Peace Plan [Video]U.S. Seeks Funds For Middle East Peace Plan

MANAMA (Reuters) - The Trump administration prepared to launch its $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace in Bahrain on Tuesday but the Palestinian leadership reiterated its disdain..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in protest at Kushner's economic peace plan [Video]Palestinians clash with Israeli forces in protest at Kushner's economic peace plan

Palestinians staged protests on Tuesday across the West Bank and Gaza as the first stage of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan was launched at a conference the White House touts as a bid..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

'Palestine is not for sale' - Palestinian representative to UK slams Kushner peace plan [Video]'Palestine is not for sale' - Palestinian representative to UK slams Kushner peace plan

In an interview with Euronews, Husam Zomlot Head of Palestinian Mission to the UK, and formerly ambassador to Washington, has blasted Jared Kushner's so called Prosperity to Peace plan set to be..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 04:27Published

Palestinian's denounce US's peace plan before Manama event [Video]Palestinian's denounce US's peace plan before Manama event

Hundreds rally in occupied West Bank to protest against US'S Middle East peace plan on eve of US-led Bahrain gathering.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:04Published

Palestinians hold anti-US rallies on eve of US-led Bahrain conference [Video]Palestinians hold anti-US rallies on eve of US-led Bahrain conference

Palestinians burned portraits of President Donald Trump as they protested in both the Gaza Strip and the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday against U.S.-led plans for a conference on their economy in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:52Published

Iran Parliament Speaker Says U.S. Mideast Peace Plan Will Bolster Palestinian Militants [Video]Iran Parliament Speaker Says U.S. Mideast Peace Plan Will Bolster Palestinian Militants

According to a report by Reuters, on Sunday, Iran's parliament speaker, Ali Larijani, said that the US Middle East peace plan was 'toying with a nation's dignity' and would lead to stronger resistance..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Jared Kushner To Present Middle East Economic Plan [Video]Jared Kushner To Present Middle East Economic Plan

The Trump administration created a $50 billion Middle East economic plan. The plan calls for creating a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab state economies...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Egypt To Join Bahrain Conference On Palestinian Economic Development [Video]Egypt To Join Bahrain Conference On Palestinian Economic Development

According to a report by Reuters, on Saturday, a foreign ministry spokesman said that an Egyptian delegation headed by a deputy finance minister will participate in a Bahrain summit on Palestinian..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

White House Premieres 'Economic Vision' For Palestinians [Video]White House Premieres 'Economic Vision' For Palestinians

According to Politico.com, "The White House on Saturday released the first of a two-part Middle East peace plan, outlining the Trump administration’s “economic vision” for Palestinian territories..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

EXCLUSIVE-Trump's EXCLUSIVE-Trump's "economy first" approach to Mideast peace built on big-money projects

Reuters White House correspondent Steve Holland interviews senior adviser Jared Kushner about the June 25-26 gathering in the Gulf kingdom that has been billed as an economic overture to its..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 04:46Published

The Strait of Hormuz: A flashpoint for war [Video]The Strait of Hormuz: A flashpoint for war

Recent attacks on cargo vessels have put the focus on a shipping lane responsible for about a fifth of the world's oil exports. But in reality, this place is a powder keg for a much larger..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:05Published

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

 

Bahrain 'strongly condemns' what it calls Iranian attempt to intercept British tanker

Bahrain said on Friday it "strongly condemned" what it called an Iranian attempt to intercept a British tanker in the Gulf, according to a statement from its foreign ministry.
Reuters - Published

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