The Gulf Arab states either closed down or closed down missions in Damascus after the Syrian government used force against the 2011 protests that became a war.
Bahrain has appointed its first ambassador to Damascus since it narrowed its relationship with Syria.
The appointment of Waheed Mubarak Sayyar, which was announced Thursday by the Bahraini media outlet, BNA, is part of a change of ambassador to the Middle East as a growing number of Arab states. reviving relationships and President Bashar al-Assad.
The Gulf Arab states cut or closed their operations in Damascus after the Syrian government used force against the 2011 protests that became a war.
Bahrain says the embassy’s office, and the Syrian delegation to Manama, is still in operation.
Last month, the United Arab Emirates, which reopened its operations in Damascus in late 2018, sent its foreign minister to Damascus. met al-Assad. He calls for Syria’s return to the Arab League.
Abu Dhabi resumed its alliance with Damascus after the Syrian army had won several major battles with the help of Russia and Iran.
The UAE was one of several countries that supported the rebel groups in Syria, along with Saudi Arabia and Qatar, which did not reestablish relations with Damascus.
Oman last year became the first Gulf country to repatriate an ambassador to Syria.
Many Gulf states, which are at odds with rivals in Iran and powerful Shia forces in Iran, are seeking good relations with Damascus, hoping to end Tehran’s influence.
Iran is a cultural ally in Syria and has sent advisers and allies to support al-Assad in the March 2011 conflict.