2010年10月23日,巴林人举行了自改革以来的第三次投票,

2010年10月23日,巴林人举行了自改革以来的第三次投票,该改革使海湾国家成为君主立宪制,什叶派多数党要求放松逊尼派的政权。四面楚歌的什叶派领导的反对派坚持 它的议会席位在选举中,但未能达到它希望赢得的多数席位,以显示出对岛国逊尼派统治者的实力。
原文:2010 Oct 23, Bahrainis voted for the third time since reforms which turned the Gulf state into a constitutional monarchy, with the Shiite majority demanding an easing of the Sunni dynasty”s grip on power. The embattled Shiite-led opposition held on to all of its parliament seats in the elections, but fell short of the majority it hoped to win as a show of strength against the island kingdom”s Sunni rulers.