Sunday 15 January 2017 15:50 CET
Bahrain executes three convicted for police attack, sparking protest
Bahraini authorities have put to death three men convicted in a deadly attack on police, the first executions in the Gulf kingdom since 2010.
Sunday 01 January 2017 13:40 CET
Policeman killed in Bahrain prison attack freeing terrorist inmates
Several convicted terrorists escaped a prison in Bahrain on Sunday after an armed attack in which one policeman was killed, the Interior Ministry said.
Wednesday 28 December 2016 15:51 CET
Bahraini prosecution refuses to release activist Nabeel Rajab
Bahrain's public prosecutor refused Wednesday to release prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab after a court ordered his release hours earlier.
Monday 12 December 2016 12:51 CET
Bahrain court upholds nine-year jail term for opposition leader
A Bahraini appeals court Monday upheld a nine-year prison sentence imposed on the leader of the country's main moderate Shiite opposition group.
Monday 18 July 2016 01:37 CET
Bahrain court orders dissolution of main opposition group
A Bahraini administrative court on Sunday ordered the dissolution of the country's largest opposition group, the Shiite al-Wefaq National Islamic Society.
Monday 20 June 2016 22:48 CET
Bahrain revokes nationality of top Shiite religious leader
Bahrain's top Shiite religious authority, Ayatollah Isa Qassim, has been stripped of his nationality, the country's Interior Ministry said on Monday.
Tuesday 14 June 2016 22:23 CET
Bahraini authorities shut down country's largest opposition group
Bahraini police stormed the offices of the country's largest opposition group on Tuesday, shutting all its offices including the headquarters in the capital Manama following a court order earlier in the day.
Monday 13 June 2016 09:28 CET
Prominent Bahrain rights activist Nabeel Rajab arrested, family says
Bahraini authorities arrested prominent rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, in a raid on his home early Monday, family members and a rights group said.
Monday 04 January 2016 12:47 CET
Bahrain follows Saudi Arabia in severing diplomatic ties with Iran
The Gulf kingdom of Bahrain severed diplomatic ties with Iran on Monday, hours after neighbouring Saudi Arabia broke off relations with Tehran.