Bahrain

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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Bahrain tightening noose on dissidents: Rights group

A Bahraini rights group says the ruling Al Khalifah regime has resorted to repressive measures, including torture, against political dissidents as it continues its crackdown on activists in the kingdom. The Bahrain ...

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Bahrain authorities question Chairman of Al Wefaq Arbitration Panel

The Bahraini Authorities ordered its security apparatus to summon the chairman of Al Wefaq’s Arbitration Panel, Sheikh Jassim Alkhayat, on Monday 22nd February 2016. Sheikh Alkhayat approached the Houra police ...

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Bahrain sentences opposition leader to jail

A court in Bahrain has given the leader of the country’s largest leftist political party a one-year prison sentence for “inciting hatred against the political regime.” The court issued the ...

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Al-Wefaq condemns blast in Sayeda Zeinab area

The main opposition group in Bahrain Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society denounced the “terrorist act and brutal crime committed by terrorists in the Sayeda Zeinab area in the Syrian capital Damascus, ...

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