It is located in the Persian Gulf near the Arabian Peninsula, 120 miles southwest of Iran, 14 miles to the east of Saudi Arabia, and 17 miles to the west of the Qatar Peninsula.
The main island, which accounts for seven-eighths of the country's area, is thirty miles from north to south and ten miles from east to west.
In 1521, Portugal took control, using Bahrain as a pearling post and military garrison.
“[With the deal,] we also aim to be a world leading social media company in the future, and to expand our platforms into film, streaming and animation,” it said.In the late 1980s, when other countries in the area experienced economic difficulties, Bahrain maintained its prosperity thanks to earlier economic diversification.In the 1990s, the country suffered from internal and external problems that began with a push for democratic reforms.The Chinese company expected to bank on Grindr as a new growth engine, as the eight-year-old app proved to be a cash cow that had posted US.7 million in net profit for 2014, thanks to its rapidly growing membership.The rapidly rising valuations of some of the world’s biggest social media platforms have also prompt the tech firm to build up its stake.
Kunlun also owns web browser Opera, which it acquired last year.