Search Engine Colossus - Bahrain: Links to primary Bahraini search engines and gateways (in Arabic, English, and French)

Columbia Universities Library - Bahrain: A major resource portal for Middle East and Islamic studies from Columbia University Libraries

DMOZ Open Directory - Bahrain: Broad collection of links to interactive portals, music and art, country/regions, etc., in various languages

BUBL LINK - Bahrain: Large Internet portal in U.K.; Selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas

Library of Congress Portals to the World - Algeria: ("Portals to the World" in its entirety undergoing review of content)

Google Directory - Bahrain: Wide range of topics found regarding Bahrain through Google directory search

Yahoo! Regional Countries Links - Bahrain: Wide range of topics/popular sites detailing Bahrain as found via Yahoo! search engine

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Bahrani Arabic

Bahrani Arabic - Wikipedia: Main Wikipedia article on Bahrani Arabic dialect

Bahrani Arabic: Quick overview of dialect with additional reading and useful (external) links

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Bahrain - Online Media and News

Kidon Media-Link: Bahrain: Links to Bahrani and English online newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations from this giant news - Bahrain: Solid selection of online national newspapers

Bahrain TV Official Website - English version; Arabic Version: The national Bahraini television channel offers news about the economy, entertainment, politics, sports and technology

Radio Station World - Bahrain: Radio Station World provides a countless number of radio stations (in Arabic and English) originating in various locales within Bahrain; Site allows for bookmarking of favorite stations

BBC News - Middle East: BBC news broadcasts and reports focusing on the Mid-East (in English)

Yahoo! News - Bahrain: Latest news about Bahrain from a variety of news sources (in English)

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Bahrain - History, Culture, Religion

Wikipedia - History of Bahrain: Detailed online history with numerous hyperlinks to important events, personalities and places

Infoplease - Quick Reference about Bahrain: Overview of Bahrain, including links to updated news and information

Wikipedia - Culture of Bahrain: Featured articles covering people and heritage; arts, music and dance; festivals and rituals; places; Numerous external links

Wikipedia - Bahrain: Excellent online article discussing history, politics, military, economy, culture, etc., with links to additional resources

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Bahrain - Government and Politics

Governments on the WWW - Bahrain: A modest collection of links to national and political institutions, human rights organizations, as well as tourist and general information links (in Arabic and English)

Political Resources on the Net - Bahrain: Comprehensive listing of political sites and resources, as well as civil agencies and a great number of ministry links (predominantly in English)

WashLaw Legal Research on the Web - Bahrain: Resource page with links to Bahraini law, law schools, legal research, legislative bodies and more

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Bahrain - Country Studies

Wikipedia - Bahrain: Excellent online article discussing history, politics, military, economy, culture, etc., with links to additional resources

Library of Congress - Bahrain: A country study of exceptional detail; Includes items on history, civil society, economy, religion, government and national security

CIA World Factbook - Bahrain: Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues

BBC News Country Profiles - Bahrain: Quick history and profile of Algeria, which includes biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media and timelines; Features audio and video clips from BBC archives

Bahrain - Country Analyses

U.S. Department of State Background Notes - Bahrain: Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site; Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business

International Monetary Fund - Kingdom of Bahrain: Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education

The World Bank Group - Bahrain: WBG Activities in Bahrain, with additional related links

The World Trade Organization - Kingdom of Bahrain Member (1995): "The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations; At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world?s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business"

Energy Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs - Bahrain: "The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy; Provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment"

World Health Organization - Bahrain: About WHO: The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948; WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health; Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies - Bahrain: The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 178 member National Societies

Amnesty International - Bahrain: Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide; Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics

Human Rights Watch - Bahrain: Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world

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In-country Universities, Programs and Centers of Study

Bahraini Colleges and Universities: Links to major institutions of higher learning in Bahrain

Colleges and Universities - Bahrain: More links to major institutions of higher learning in Bahrain

Bahrain - Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Destinations - Bahrain: The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides - they're very bright and know what they're talking about; Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers; Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks

Wikitravel - Bahrain: Wikitravel - by the people, for the people; Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide

Yahoo! Travel Guide - Bahrain: Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate

Google Directory - : Includes links to cities, regions, transportation, dining, shopping and climate

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