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Welcome to Al-Akhbar's live blog on today's protests in Bahrain, which organizers estimate could be the biggest in the country's history. Tens (or...
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Tens of thousands of people marched on the Bahraini capital Manama on Friday to call for democracy, civil rights, and equal citizenship. Activists...
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Follow all the latest updates on Al-Akhbar's live blog. Thousands of protesters are set to take to the streets of Bahrain's capital Manama on Friday...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
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A group of Salafi Bahraini MPs have called for a music festival to be canceled in solidarity with the Syrian people, leading activists to accuse them...
Thursday, March 8, 2012
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Bahrain has asked the UN to postpone a planned trip by its special investigator to conduct an investigation into torture, the world body said on...
Thursday, March 1, 2012
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A leading human rights group called on Tuesday for the release of thousands of Bahraini activists detained after last year's pro-democracy uprisings...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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A leading Bahraini activist has been banned from traveling to receive a prestigious pro-democracy award, he said on Saturday. Former opposition MP...
Saturday, February 25, 2012
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A Bahraini court acquitted a prominent opposition MP on Monday, while the country's leading female pro-democracy campaigner was also released. Former...
Monday, February 20, 2012
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Bahrain released all females political prisoners bar one on Thursday, with prominent activist Zainab Al-Khawaja detained indefinitely, according to...
Friday, February 17, 2012
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