For over 100 years, Bahrain has been a strategic and steadfast ally to the USA – and a friend to Americans – in the heart of the Arabian Gulf. Through economic trade, cultural exchange, security cooperation, and diplomatic ties, we are strengthening our partnership. Together we are creating a more peaceful, more stable, and more prosperous future.

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Bahrain-USA Alliances & Partnerships

Bahrain is a longtime security partner and ally to the United States. Bahrain plays a pivotal role in America’s strategic and security interests as the home to the entire U.S. Navy Fifth Fleet. We are also working to foster dialogue and create a more peaceful, tolerant Middle East and world. Learn more about our partnerships and how we are building peace.

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Life & Culture in Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain is home to many Americans. Learn about what it is like to live and spend time in Bahrain, a vibrant, welcoming, and open country with a high quality of life and a respect for religious and cultural diversity and women’s rights.

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Bahrain-US Trade

The U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement, which allows companies operating in both countries duty-free market access, was the first agreement signed with a Gulf Arab nation. The agreement has benefited the people and businesses of both countries. Bahrain is also actively investing in building a nurturing environment for technology and fintech startups with a vision to become one of the world’s most vibrant and welcoming startup hubs. Learn more about how Bahrain is fostering prosperity.

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Bahrain-US Trade and Economic Ties

A Partnership Across Centuries

The Kingdom of Bahrain— a name that translates as “Two Seas”—is an archipelago of 33 low-lying islands located in the heart of the Gulf.