Bahrain Timeline

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In History
  • Change in power

    Change in power
    The Khalifah family seizes power from Persia.
  • The british

    The british
    Britain comes and takes over responsibility for Bahrain's defence and it's foreign relations with other countries.
  • Free but not free

    Free but not free
    Britain and the Ottoman government sign a treaty recognize the independence of Bahrain, however it still remains under the Britsih control.
  • Hawer islands

    Hawer islands
    Britain gives the Hawer islands that lie between Bahrain and Qatar, to Bahrain.
  • New ruler

    New ruler
    Sheikh Isa Bin-Salman Al Khalifah becomes the new ruler of Bahrain.
  • Naval base in Bahrain

    Naval base in Bahrain
    Britain moves its main regional naval base from Aden to Bahrain, a year before deciding to close all its bases east of Suez by 1971. Making Bahrain have a stronger Naval defense.
  • Iran backs away from Bahrain

    Iran backs away from Bahrain
    united nations made a report that says that the residents of Bahrain prefer indepence from control by other countries, so the Shah of Iran renounced he's claims of Bahrain
  • Independence and Friendships

    Independence and Friendships
    Bahrain declares independence and signs a new treaty of friendship with Britain. Sheikh Isa becomes the first Emir and the Council of State becomes a cabinet. Bahrain and the US sign an agreement which permits the US to rent naval and military facilities.
  • Assemby dissolves

    Assemby dissolves
    Prime minister Sheikh Khalifah Bin-Salman Al Khalifah claims that the National Assembly is impeding the work of the government, so he disbands the assembly and rules by decree.
  • The GCC

    The GCC
    Bahrain joins the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), which also includes Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
  • Qatari troops and bridges

    Qatari troops and bridges
    In April, Qatari troops occupy Fasht al-Dibal Island, but withdraw in June after mediation by Saudi Arabia.
    There was an Opening of the King Fahd causeway during November which links Bahrain to the mainland of Saudi Arabia.
  • Operation Desert Storm

    Operation Desert Storm
    Bahrain participates in the US-led Operation Desert Storm against Iraq as part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
  • Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman is exiled

    Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman is exiled
    Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman is arrested,he who called for the restoration of the National Assembly and criticises the ruling family. He is kicked out the country and seeks asylum in Britain.
  • Bombings in Manama's Business quarter

    Bombings in Manama's Business quarter
    After bomb explosions in Manama's business quarter, Shia cleric Sheikh Abd-al-Amir al-Jamri is arrested.fter bomb explosions in Manama's business quarter, Shia cleric Sheikh Abd-al-Amir al-Jamri is arrested.
  • Operation Desert Fox

    Operation Desert Fox
    Bahrain houses military facilities for "Operation Desert Fox", the US-British bombing campaign against Iraq.
  • Emir dies and his son rised to power

    Emir dies and his son rised to power
    Emir Sheikh Isa dies and is succeeded by his eldest son, Sheikh Hamad.
    Sheikh Abd-al-Amir al-Jamri is sentenced to 10 years' in Prison but is pardoned by the new Emir.
  • A new government, Constitutional monarchy

    A new government, Constitutional monarchy
    Bahrain becomes a constitutional monarchy, and allows women to stand for office in a package of reforms. Emir Hamad proclaims himself as the king.