Yes, yes, yes. The Syrian regime supported Bahraini royal oppression and even supported the Saudi military intervention in Bahrain. For some reason, supporters of the Syrian regime keep writing to me questioning this fact. I did link to a statement by Walid Mu`allim at the time here. You may still look for it on the website of the mouthpiece of Prince Salman and his sons, Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat.