BAHRAIN

By: Mainur Khan & Clark Niles

Acrostic

Booshiyya is what the most conservative women wear. It covers the whole face. (social)
Arable land is limited in Bahrain, resulting in desertification. (geographical)
Head of government Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa has not been replaced since independence (1971). (political)
Red and white jagged edges on flag represent 5 pillars of Islam. (social)
Abaya is something women wear year long. It is a long black robe. (social)
Imports Bahrain gets are crude oil, machinery, and chemicals. (economic)
National assembly consists of the Chamber of Deputies. (political)

Political

Pro-democracy supporters and police clash at Monument in Pearl Square in 2011. The Prime Minister of Bahrain has not been replaced in 44 years