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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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The Kingdom of Bahrain (Arabic for “two seas”) is an archipelago of thirty-three islands located along the eastern coast of

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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Archaeology, History
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The State of Bahrain is an archipelago of thirty-three islands located in the Arabian Gulf, about 24 km (15 mi.)

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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The Kingdom of Bahrain, a former Emirate and now a constitutional hereditary monarchy, is an archipelago consisting of more than

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The Continuum Complete International Encyclopedia of Sexuality

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2010
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Social sciences, Society and culture
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Demographics and a Brief Historical Perspective

Robert T. Francoeur

A. Demographics

The State of Bahrain is an archipelago of some

Bahrain, State of

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture

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2009
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Art & Architecture, Religion
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1,215 words

[Arab. Dawlat al-Baḥrayn; anc. Dilmun, Tilmun, Gr. Tylos].

Independent state in the Persian/Arabian Gulf, comprising an archipelago of low-lying islands.

Gulf States

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Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates stand at the confluence of several major currents in contemporary Islamic affairs. Political activism among the disadvantaged Shīʿī communities of ...
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A country of Arabia. It is bounded by Saudi Arabia inland and by Bahrain to its west.Physical.Qatar is a hot arid country occupying a peninsula of desert on the southwest of the Persian ...

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