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Friday 1 August 2014

Kardashian returns to Miami after Bahrain riots

Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian has returned to Miami after riots erupted during her promotional appearances in the Middle East.

The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star incited civil unrest in Bahrain and Kuwait during her promotional tour for Millions of Milkshakes.

Kim, 32, upset Islamic protesters who accused her of helping to "spread vice" among youth while promoting her own signature milkshake at the stores.

Bahrain's riot police were called to break up protests near the capital city of Manama on Saturday, using tear gas to disperse the angry crowd.

"Syria receives martyrs while Bahrain receives w*****," one protestor's sign read.

"Kim Not Welcome," read another.

The reality television star carried on with a visit to Kuwait on Wednesday but was met with further resistance.

Kuwaiti preacher Mohammad Al Tabtabai spoke out against her visit to the Gulf News.

"Her values clash with our traditions as a religiously committed people. Her visit could help spread vice among our youth," he said.

Kim seemed unfased as she landed in Miami, Florida on Sunday afternoon to continue filming her new reality show Kourtney and Kim Take Miami with her older sister.

The star tweeted a picture of a rainbow as she made her way home. She also tweeted a video montage of her trip to the Middle East.

"Wonderful highlights of my trip to the Kingdom of Bahrain to launch Millions of Milkshakes!!" she wrote.

Footage of the protests was not included in the two-and-a-half minute clip.

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