BAHRAIN; LEGAL-POLITICAL DIMENSIONS OF SEPARATION FROM IRAN

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 Professor; Political Sciences Department, University of Tehran

2 PhD Student; Science and Technoloy Policy Making, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran

Abstract

During the Qajar dynasty, due to the weakness of the Iranian government, British government undertakes security of Persian Gulf and its islands. This Sovereignty has been opposed by Iranian government scince one hundred and fifty years ago. In 1336, in accordance to Bill of state divisions, Bahrain called as the fourteenth divisions of Iran and sparked a wave of opposition in Arab countries. Shah, because of his dependency to the west power, declared his decision to ignore Iran longstanding claims to Bahrain. On 11 May 1970 the United Nations Security Council resolution (278), According to Bahraini expedition, declares that the majority of the population of Bahrain want to be apart from Iran. In this article, statute of Iran sovereignty on Bahrain, transition events and Claims of self-determination will be discussed.

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  • Receive Date: 22 September 2012
  • Revise Date: 25 September 2013
  • Accept Date: 09 March 2013
  • First Publish Date: 21 March 2013