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- n. A person from Bahrain or of Bahraini descent.
- adj. Of, from, or pertaining to Bahrain or the Bahraini people.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a native or inhabitant of Bahrain.
- adj. of or pertaining to Bahrain (definition 2).
- adj. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Bahrain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Bahrain or its people or language
- n. a native or inhabitant of Bahrain
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Ms. Clinton said she called her Bahraini counterpart, Sheik Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, a member of the ruling royal family to "directly convey our deep concerns about the actions of the security forces" that opened fired on protesters.
It labels the Bahraini crackdown and the Saudi intervention "dangerous moves" that could exacerbate sectarian tensions since Bahrain has a Shi’ite majority population but a Sunni-dominated government.
Both Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert Gates called their Bahraini counterparts Thursday to urge restraint by the long-time Gulf ally as it confronts protestors.
It says Mahdi had called Bahraini emergency services to provide treatment for a patient who had come to the MSF facility with serious head injuries.
Kuwait's emir, Sheik Sabah Ahmed al-Sabah, also called the Bahraini king on Sunday and stressed that "the security of Bahrain is the security of the region," reflecting the growing anxiety among gulf monarchies that Bahrain's troubles could have a spillover effect.
Meanwhile, U.S. officials say Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called her Bahraini counterpart, Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmad al-Khalifa Thursday and expressed "deep concern" about the crackdown.
The Yemeni president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, called his Bahraini counterpart, King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, to commiserate about the region's falling victim to "foreign agendas," according to the state-run Saba news agency.
Ali Abdullah Saleh, called his Bahraini counterpart, King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, to commiserate about the region falling victim to "foreign agendas," according to the state-run Saba news agency.
Bassiouni, a recognized authority on international criminal and human rights law, disputed that claim, saying the investigation -- formally known as the Bahraini Independent Commission of Inquiry -- had intervened to free detainees and acted on allegations of abuse.