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Britain is to open a new military base in Bahrain, its first permanent base in the Middle East since it formally withdrew from the Gulf in 1971,...
Sunday, December 7, 2014
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A Bahrain court has sentenced an opposition figure to three years in prison for insulting the king by tearing up a photograph of him, Amnesty...
Friday, December 5, 2014
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A regional human rights group on Tuesday denounced what it called Saudi intimidation, saying its website has been blocked by authorities in the...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
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A Bahraini court on Monday sentenced in absentia prominent rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja to one year in jail for assaulting police officers, her...
Monday, December 1, 2014
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Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa al-Khalifa reappointed his uncle Khalifa bin Salman as prime minister on Sunday, a short time after he submitted his...
Monday, December 1, 2014
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Bahrainis were voting Saturday in the final round of the Gulf kingdom's first legislative elections since authorities crushed pro-democracy protests...
Saturday, November 29, 2014
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International rights and labor groups called Sunday for urgent action to protect migrant workers from abuse in Gulf countries. Ahead of a meeting...
Sunday, November 23, 2014
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A war of words over the turnout rate in Bahrain's legislative election heightened Sunday, between the authorities and the opposition, with the latter...
Sunday, November 23, 2014
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Bahraini rulers' failure to loosen their grip on power could trigger a surge in violence, the chief of the kingdom's main opposition movement warned...
Friday, November 21, 2014
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