May 18, 2011
MANAMA [MENL] -- Iran has backed down from plans to challengeBahrain in wake of the quelling of the Shi'ite revolt by the GulfCooperation Council kingdom.
May 13, 2011
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Bahrain has been mulling a purge in its energy companystruck by Shi'ite unrest.
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- The Gulf Cooperation Council plans to maintain itsmilitary force in Bahrain as the Sunni regime recovers from the Shi'ite revolt.
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- The U.S. intelligence community has determined that AlQaida would be unable to establish a foothold in the Levant.