Malkiya, Bahrain

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Malkiya (Arabic: المالكية‎) is a veelage that lies on the wastren coast o Bahrain Island in Bahrain. Its indwallers are maistly Bahrani Shiites. The veelage is hame tae the Malkiya Club fitbaa team.

In 2007, protests brak oot in the aurie when a pouerful member o the Bahraini ryal family tried tae seize some o the coastline o the veelage.[1][2]

The veelage is an aa hame tae the grave an shrine o Zayd ibn Suhan, ane o the companions o Ali.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Law, Bill (22 Julie 2007). "Riots reinforce Bahrain rulers' fears". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  2. "Malkiya villagers stage protest". Gulf Daily News. 10 Juin 2007. Archived frae the original on 9 Juin 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2010.

Template:Northren Govrenorate o Bahrain

Coordinates: 26°06′03″N 50°29′16″E / 26.1008°N 50.4878°E / 26.1008; 50.4878