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Bahraini protesters condemn hefty sentences for activists

December 28, 2017 1:00 am
Bahraini protesters condemn hefty sentences for activists

Bahrainis have taken to the streets in several areas of the Persian Gulf kingdom to vent their anger at the hefty sentences handed down to anti-regime activists amid the Al Khalifah regime’s crackdown on political dissidents. On Wednesday, demonstrators staged rallies in Sitra Island, Wadyan and the Bilad al-Qadim suburb […]

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25 Bahraini groups call for prosecution of ‘suspicious’ delegates to Israel

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25 Bahraini groups call for prosecution of ‘suspicious’ delegates to Israel

The picture taken from social media shows a protest rally against the Israeli regime in a Bahraini village, October 11, 2017. Over two dozen Bahraini organizations have called for the prosecution of a “suspicious” delegation that has visited Israel. In a joint statement released on Wednesday, 25 political and civil societies demanded […]

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

October 31, 2017 11:09 pm
Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Bahrain says it has decided to impose entry visas on nationals and residents of neighboring Qatar, which has been the center of a persisting crisis in the Persian Gulf region, triggered by a Saudi-led quartet of countries that accuse Doha of purported funding […]

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Bahrain says it has decided to impose entry visas on nationals and residents of neighboring Qatar, which has been the center of a persisting crisis in the Persian Gulf region, triggered by a Saudi-led quartet of countries that accuse Doha of purported funding […]

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

This file photo shows the entrance to the building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. A court in Bahrain has sentenced ten anti-regime protesters to life imprisonment and revoked their citizenship as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown […]

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

This file photo shows the entrance to the building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. A court in Bahrain has sentenced ten anti-regime protesters to life imprisonment and revoked their citizenship as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown […]

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Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

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Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

Bahraini anti-government protesters wave national flags and hold up images of jailed political leaders during a protest after midday prayers in Diraz, Bahrain, May 8, 2015. (Photo by AP) A Bahraini court has handed down heavy jail sentences to more than a dozen people in a mass trial as the regime […]

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Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

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Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

Bahraini anti-government protesters wave national flags and hold up images of jailed political leaders during a protest after midday prayers in Diraz, Bahrain, May 8, 2015. (Photo by AP) A Bahraini court has handed down heavy jail sentences to more than a dozen people in a mass trial as the regime […]

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Health of hunger strikers in Bahrain prison worsen amid cruel treatment

October 27, 2017 9:34 pm
Health of hunger strikers in Bahrain prison worsen amid cruel treatment

File photo shows the Bahraini female activists who have gone on hunger strike in Isa City prison to protest brutal treatment by prison authorities. Health conditions of five female Bahraini activists that have gone on a hunger strike in prison to protest their ill treatment by prison authorities have reportedly […]

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Health of hunger strikers in Bahrain prison worsen amid cruel treatment

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Health of hunger strikers in Bahrain prison worsen amid cruel treatment

File photo shows the Bahraini female activists who have gone on hunger strike in Isa City prison to protest brutal treatment by prison authorities. Health conditions of five female Bahraini activists that have gone on a hunger strike in prison to protest their ill treatment by prison authorities have reportedly […]

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Bahraini regime officials send civilian ‘cell’ to military court

October 22, 2017 8:33 pm
Bahraini regime officials send civilian ‘cell’ to military court

This file picture shows a view of Bahrain’s High Military Court in the capital, Manama. Bahraini authorities have referred a group of civilians accused of targeting security forces to a military court after the Persian Gulf kingdom’s monarch King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah ratified a disastrous constitutional amendment back in April.  […]

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UK firm launches first major arms fair in Bahrain

October 17, 2017 2:00 pm
UK firm launches first major arms fair in Bahrain

A representative of the Emirates Defense Industry Company EDIC (R) shows Emirati-manufactured assault weapons to Bahrain Defense Force officials during the inauguration of the Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC) in Manama, Bahrain, on October 16, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) A British company has launched a first international arms […]

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain start joint naval drills in Persian Gulf

October 10, 2017 8:00 pm
Saudi Arabia, Bahrain start joint naval drills in Persian Gulf

This picture shows members of the Saudi Royal Navy during Bridge 18 naval exercises in the Persian Gulf waters. (Photo via Twitter) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have started joint naval exercise in the Persian Gulf waters as the Manama regime has been trying for years to draw closer to Saudi authorities and receive their […]

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Bahrain charges 25 as regime intensifies iron-fist crackdown on dissent

September 7, 2017 5:00 pm
Bahrain charges 25 as regime intensifies iron-fist crackdown on dissent

This file photo shows Bahraini protesters taking cover from tear gas during clashes with police following a demonstration. (Photo by AFP) Bahrain has pressed charges against more than two dozen men over an attack on police as the ruling Al Khalifah regime continues its heavy-handed crackdown against prominent figures and […]

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Bahrain using violent tactic to repress dissidents amid West inaction: Amnesty International

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Bahrain using violent tactic to repress dissidents amid West inaction: Amnesty International

A Bahraini man looks at pictures of jailed anti-government protesters tacked to a wall layered with anti-government graffiti during a protest march in Sitra, Bahrain, February 12, 2016. (Photo by AP) Amnesty International has censured Bahrain for using “an array of repression tools,” including torture and sexual abuse, in its […]

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