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A main opposition group in Bahrain says police have searched the home of the Gulf nation's most senior Shiite cleric, who has strongly sided with anti-government protesters.
2 days ago
Bahrain has been gripped by more than two years of unrest between the Sunni-led government and the kingdom majority Shiites seeking a greater political voice.
12 days ago
A defense lawyer in Bahrain says a court has sentenced 31 protesters to 15 years in prison each for roles in firebomb attacks against security forces during an anti-government demonstration last...
65 days ago
Clashes have erupted in Bahrain as anti-government protesters mark the second anniversary of the intervention by a Saudi-led force in the Gulf island's crisis.
67 days ago
Bahrain's king has appointed his heir to an additional role overseeing government affairs in an apparent gesture to opposition groups that have led more than two years of protests in the Gulf nation.
67 days ago
A lawyer in Bahrain says a human rights activist has been acquitted over allegations that he posted false news on Twitter.
77 days ago
The official Bahrain News Agency on Friday quoted Executive Prosecution Chief Amina Isa as saying the appeals court sided with prosecutors to reinstate charges against al-Khawaja and seek jail time.
81 days ago
Two Bahrain-based journalists, including a reporter for The Associated Press, were blocked from entering the United Arab Emirates on Monday under apparent new restrictions by Gulf Arab states.
81 days ago
The United Arab Emirates says it has barred a British scholar from entering the country because of his views on the uprising against fellow Gulf rulers in Bahrain.
85 days ago
Bahrain's majority Shiites have led an uprising for a greater political voice in the Sunni-ruled nation, home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.
87 days ago
The moves are unlikely to disrupt the overall negotiations between Bahrain's Sunni rulers and the Shiite opposition bloc, but it reflects the high level of tension confronting attempts at dialogue.
90 days ago
Bahrain courts have previously convicted suspects for alleged coup plotting and links to Iran and Hezbollah, but no clear evidence has been made public.
92 days ago
The unrest has raised questions whether ongoing negotiations between the government and the opposition can ease Bahrain's crisis.
93 days ago
Anti-government protesters in Bahrain have set up roadblocks and clashed with security forces amid high tensions on the second anniversary of the uprising in the Gulf nation.
94 days ago
Debt-burdened carrier Bahrain Air says it will shut down operations and sell its assets after struggling to rebound from the Gulf nation's unrest-driven downturn and to compete with bigger rivals.
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Such a showdown would likely prompt another round of military action from neighbors such Saudi Arabia, which sent in troops to aid Bahrain's Sunni leaders after the uprising began in February 2011.
102 days ago
"The authorities can no longer go by the old notion of possession and absolute control of the land and people," Bahrain's most influential Shiite cleric, Sheik Isa Qassim, said in a December sermon.
112 days ago
Hundreds of anti-government protesters have clashed with riot police in Bahrain's capital after authorities denied a request for a major opposition rally.
113 days ago
But they highlight the divides among Bahrain's Shiite-led opposition over whether to accept the Sunni monarchy's offers for dialogue.
119 days ago
Anti-government activists in Bahrain say police have fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse hundreds of protesters in the Gulf kingdom's capital, Manama.
120 days ago
Al-Muhafedha, a senior figure with the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, was taken into custody in early November on allegations he fabricated details about demonstrations in the capital, Manama.
129 days ago
The arrest last month of Yousef al-Muhafedha marked the latest crackdown on Bahrain activists and is part of wider pressures on social media across the Gulf Arab states.
131 days ago
Bahrain's majority Shiites are pressing for a greater political voice in the Sunni-ruled nation, which is home to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet.
136 days ago
Saudis and foreign residents of the oil-rich kingdom frequently take the half-hour drive across the causeway to Bahrain on weekends, filling bars, movie theaters and hotels in the capital Manama.
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The main Bahrain Shiite opposition group, Al Wefaq, said Saturday that it was open to the crown prince's offer for dialogue, but it was unclear whether any breakthroughs were possible.