Document Type : Research Paper
Professor; Political Sciences Department, University of Tehran
PhD Student; Science and Technoloy Policy Making, Faculty of New Sciences and Technologies, University of Tehran
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.