Bahrain Fact and Figures

Bahrain facts and figures from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center

Bahrain Fact Sheet

A quick fact sheet providing clear information about Bahrain.

Bahrain in Perspective

This resource from the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center offers a country profile section containing basic facts about the target country, followed by selected themes organized under the major headings of Geography, History, Economy, Society and Security.

Bahraini Flag

Details about the Bahraini flag

Country Studies

The Library of Congress Country Studies include extensive information about all Middle Eastern countries, including historical overviews as well as information about government structure, economics, and demographics.

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Essential Readings: Bahrain: Origins of a Crisis

A list of must-read books, articles, and new media sources on Bahrain: Origins of a Crisis. Posted on

Research Guide to the Arab Spring in Bahrain 

Cornell University Library’s guide to researching the Arab Spring in Bahrain

Bahrain: Shouting in the Dark (video)

This documentary from AlJazeera tells the story of the Arab revolution that was abandoned by the Arabs, forsaken by the West and forgotten by the world.

Global Voices: Bahrain Protests 2011/2012 (text)

Global Voices is an international community of bloggers who report on blogs and citizen media from around the world.  This page includes citizen media coverage of the Bahrain protest in 2011-2012.

Jadaliyya: Bahrain (text)

A collection of articles about Bahrain posted on Jadaliyya

New York Times: Bahrain (text)

News about Bahrain, focusing on ongoing protests  from The New York Times.


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