Bahrain

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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. 

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.