Bahrain

Sheikh Salman vows to continue struggle for democracy in Bahrain

The jailed secretary general of Bahrain’s main opposition bloc has pledged to press ahead with his peaceful campaign for the establishment of democracy in the Persian Gulf country. “Political and economic ...

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Bahrain sentences more prison over terrorism charges

Bahrain has sentenced more people to prison over terrorism charges as a crackdown against dissent intensifies in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. Pro-opposition sources said on Monday that Bahrain’s Supreme ...

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Bahrain forces attack anti-regime demonstrators

Al Khalifa regime forces have attacked a protest near the Bahraini capital, Manama, clashing with the demonstrators. The anti-regime protesters took to the streets of Sitra, located about 12 kilometers ...

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Bahraini protesters stage fresh anti-government rallies

Anti-government protesters in Bahrain have staged fresh rallies across the Persian Gulf kingdom, calling for freedom and democracy. The demonstrations were held on Friday in several towns and villages, including ...

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Violations of religious freedom increasing in Bahrain

Bahrain is to see annual procession marches this week as Muslims Shiites commemorate 40 days on the martyrdom of Imam Husain, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (pbuth). In this context, ...

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Bahrain jails photographer for 10 yrs on ‘terror’ charges

Reporters Without Borders says the Bahraini regime has sentenced a freelance photographer to ten years in prison and stripped him of his citizenship over “terrorism” charges. On Tuesday, the world’s ...

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Bahraini court strips 13 inmates of citizenship

A court in Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of over a dozen people in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom for allegedly establishing a terrorist cell. Bahrain’s Mirror news site reported ...

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