Protesters raise Bahraini and Palestinian flags throughout an anti-Israel rally in Sitra island, south of the Bahraini capital, on October 1, 2021. — AFP

Anti-Israel protests broke out in Bahrain on Friday, a day after Israeli International Minister Yair Lapid’s go to to open the Jewish state’s first embassy within the nation.

Police fired tear fuel throughout one rally as scattered, small-scale protests came about across the tiny Gulf state.

Protesters marched waving Palestinian and Bahraini flags, chanting “Dying to Israel” and “No to Israeli embassy in Islamic Bahrain”. No arrests had been reported.

Lapid’s go to on Thursday got here a 12 months after Bahrain normalised ties with Israel, breaking with many years of Arab consensus that there must be no relations and not using a decision to the Palestinian query.

The United Arab Emirates, Sudan and Morocco additionally established relations in a sequence of US-brokered agreements generally known as the Abraham Accords.

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