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. The...
Sunday 15 January 2017 15:50
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. Sheikh Ali...
Monday 12 December 2016 12:51
Britain's Johnson expresses understanding for Saudi strikes in Yemen
Greater efforts need to be made to find a political solution to the conflict in Yemen, British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday at a security...
Friday 09 December 2016 21:45
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 18 July 2016 01:37
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.Qassim, 79...
Monday 20 June 2016 22:48
Saudi Arabian allies sever, downgrade diplomatic ties with Iran
Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Sudan followed ally Saudi Arabia's lead in severing or downgrading ties with Iran as regional tensions escalate...
Tuesday 05 January 2016 02:00
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. The Bahraini...
Monday 04 January 2016 12:47