When Bahrain was still in Iran

However, at the time of Pahlavi, the Iranian government once again took action on Bahrain’s sovereignty. Accordingly, in 1335, the government announced Bahrain as the 14th province of Iran and called on Sheikh Salman bin Ahmed al-Khalifa Sheikh of Bahrain to show his loyalty to Iran. Work came to a point where Iran threatened to take military action to recapture Bahrain.