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President Trump and Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa met in Riyadh on May 21. "Our countries have a wonderful relationship together, but there has been a little strain, but there won't be strain with this administration," Trump said. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Waad was one of the opposition groups that participated in a Sept. 2013 demonstration. Before a court ordered it to dissolve today, it was the only major opposition group still operating in the country. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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Bahraini protesters take part in a demonstration to mark the fifth anniversary of the country's Arab Spring-inspired uprising this past weekend. American journalists who were at one of the demonstrations were arrested. Mohammed Al-Shaikh/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Advertising on a skyscraper in Manama, Bahrain, shows news anchors for the newly launched Al-Arab TV network. The pan-Arab channel began broadcasting Sunday but was suspended Monday after it aired an interview with a critic of Bahrain's monarchy. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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A photo released by the U.S. Navy shows the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea launching a Tomahawk cruise missile against Islamic State targets in Syria on Tuesday. Eric Garst/U.S. Navy/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Online activist Ali Abdulemam (right) is greeted in Manama, Bahrain, on Feb. 23, 2011, shortly after anti-government protests began. Wanted by the government, he went into hiding the following month. He escaped from Bahrain after two years underground and made his first public appearance Wednesday in Oslo, Norway. Mazen Mahdi/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Two men try to extinguish a tire fire Thursday in Sitra, Bahrain, near the site of an opposition rally.Nightly clashes between riot police and protesters continued Thursday night nationwide. Hasan Jamali/AP hide caption

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