Bahrain

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.