Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Bahrain expels Iranian diplomat over 'spy ring'

Bahrain has ordered the expulsion of a senior Iranian diplomat over alleged links to a Kuwaiti spy ring, state media reports. Last month Kuwait expelled three Iranian diplomats for alleged involvement in a spy ring.
The latest expulsion comes amid increasing tensions between Sunni-led Bahrain and predominantly Shia Iran.
Relations between Manama and Tehran worsened in March, after Bahrain invited troops from neighbouring Sunni states to help contain its pro-democracy uprising, led largely by the country's Shia majority.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-13195541