Middle East

Bahrain king expands crown prince’s role

FILE - A photo taken on December 24, 2012 shows Bahraini Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad al-Khalifa smiling to the journalists the Bahraini capital of Manama. (AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on March 12, 2013, on page 9.




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