Mar 15, 2011

Saudi and UAE troops invade Bahrain

- Gulf Region: battleground for Sunni - Shi’a rivalry.

- Bahrain: 70% Shi’as, run by a Sunni monarchy.

- UAE and Saudi Arabia: 85-90% Sunni's; governments are allies of the US.

- Iran (Shi'a) supports Bahrain protesters.

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