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Flag of Bahrain and its red portion

The red side (right part) of the flag of Bahrain depicts the Khawarij sect of Islam. The Khawarij are members of a group of dissidents that appeared in 657 during the First Fitna, the crisis of leadership within the Islam after the death of the Prophet Muhammad.

Category: Curiosity   |   Last Update: 03-10-2016   |