Manama Dialogue focuses on security issues

At the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit, organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in Manama, Bahrain, on December 6, 2014, Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State.
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Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa speaks during the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital Manama on December 5, 2014. (AFP/Getty Images)
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(From L-R) Bahrain Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry, Director-General and Chief Executive, Dr John Chipman, and UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond prepare on the stage to take part the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital Manama on December 6, 2014. Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, at the opening of a security conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Bahrain Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa speaks during the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital Manama on December 6, 2014. Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, at the opening of a security conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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France's Minister of Defence, Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital Manama on December 6, 2014. Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, at the opening of a security conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim Al-Jaafari speaks during the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital Manama on December 6, 2014. Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, at the opening of a security conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Saudi Foreign Affairs Minister Nizar bin Obaid Madani takes part in the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital Manama on December 6, 2014. Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, at the opening of a security conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond, speaks during the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital, Manama, on December 6, 2014. Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, at the opening of a security conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Egypt, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sameh Shoukry speaks during the 10th Manama Dialogue Regional Security Summit organised by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in the Bahraini capital, Manama, on December 6, 2014. Bahrain urged the international community to focus its efforts on combating the 'evil theocracy' of jihadist groups such as the Islamic State, at the opening of a security conference. (AFP/Getty Images)
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