Bahrain

Protester succumbs to wounds in Bahrain

A Bahraini youth has died of the injuries he sustained during an anti-government demonstration as protests grow in the wake of the kingdom’s hosting of a prestigious motor racing competition. Local media said ...

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Bahraini court strips 5 inmates of citizenship

A court in Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of five people in the Persian Gulf kingdom after convicting them of terror charges. Bahrain’s Mirror news site reported on Friday that ...

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Thousands hold funeral for prominent Shia cleric in Bahrain

Bahrainis have taken to the streets to take part in a massive funeral procession for a renowned pro-democracy Shia cleric opposed to the ruling Al Khalifa regime. Thousands of mourners held a ...

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Human Rights Watch calls on Bahrain to stop deporting citizens

The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has demanded the Bahrain regime to stop deporting citizens after stripping them of their citizenship, saying the illegal expulsions are causing numerous sufferings. “These unlawful deportations are ripping ...

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Stop Encroachments against Women in Bahrain: Al-Wefaq

The Women Affairs Department in Alwefaq National Islamic Society issued a statement on International Women’s Day (8 March) reminding that 3 Bahraini women are still behind bars due to their ...

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Bahrainis mark anniversary of 2011 Saudi troop deployment

Bahrainis have held nationwide protest rallies to mark the fifth anniversary of the Saudi troop deployment to their country as part of the Al Khalifah regime’s heavy-handed crackdown on dissidents. On ...

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Bahrain expels several Lebanese over Hezbollah links

Authorities in Bahrain have announced the deportation of a number of Lebanese nationals from the country over affiliation with or support for the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement. “A number of ...

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Bahrain arrests prominent female activist, her little son

Bahraini police forces have raided the house of a prominent female activist, detaining her and her 1-year-old son. Family members said Zainab al-Khawaja and her son Abdulhadi were arrested in ...

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