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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. 

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.

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 conference in the Gulf state of 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.

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 over the Saudi execution of a Shiite...

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.