What is the 14 February Coalition?

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Getting to know Iran’s proxies in the region:This series looks at radical Iran-linked organizations and militants in order to better understand the threat they pose. See here for a link to the entire series of Citizens for Bahrain dossiers on Militancy in Bahrain.

Summary

The 14 February Coalition emerged out of the activities of a range of Bahraini oppositionists who sought to trigger unrest in Bahrain during the protests, which began on 14 February 2011. This movement combined online activists; elements of the clerical leadership which had instigated unrest during the 1990s; along with a grassroots network of frustrated young people drawn from Shia neighbourhoods across Bahrain.

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Bahrain Grand Prix Fact Sheet 2018

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The 2018 race will be Bahrain’s fourteenth Formula One Grand Prix and the fifth night race. This year’s Bahrain Grand Prix will be held from April 6-8. The establishment of the Bahrain International Circuit and Bahrain’s hosting of the F1 was a ground breaking event in 2004 when Bahrain became the first Middle Eastern country to host the event, in what was designed as the first desert track.

 

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First for Bahrain: How much do you know about Bahrain?

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Citizens for Bahrain’s “First for Bahrain” series examines major breakthroughs made by Bahrainis in a range of fields. Here is a quiz to discover how much you really know about Bahrain. To discover whether you were right, simply click on the links:

 

1 - Bahrain’s first mosque

Khamis mosque is believed to have been founded during the first century of Islam. This distinctive mosque was extensively rebuilt during the time of Bahrain’s Ayouni rulers (1074-1238 AD). At that time, how many minarets do archaeologists believe it had?

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Doing business in Bahrain

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Discovering Bahrain’s economy

A series of articles looking at different aspects of the Bahraini economy: What is Bahrain’s business model built on? How is Bahrain’s economy evolving? What are the principle opportunities in Bahrain’s economy?

There are multiple reasons why foreign businesses and investors would be wise to focus on Bahrain. The Kingdom has gone to great lengths to cultivate a business-friendly environment; overheads are significantly lower than in neighbouring states; we have a rapidly expanding private sector; and Bahrain has been consistently rated as the favourite country in the world by expat workers. It is no surprise that Bahrain is assessed to be the most open economy in the region, as well as one of the most attractive economies worldwide. Here we look at the various factors which make Bahrain such an attractive environment for foreign investment.

 

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