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Leading Bahrain Activist Released From Jail

(MANAMA, Bahrain) — Bahrain’s Interior Ministry says police have released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja, who was detained last month after landing in...

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain Recall Their Envoys From Qatar

(DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain say they have recalled their ambassadors from the Gulf nation of Qatar over...

Homemade Bomb Targets Police Patrol in Bahrain

(MANAMA, Bahrain) — Police in Bahrain say a homemade bomb targeting a police patrol has wounded an unspecified number of policemen, the latest in escalating...

Bahrain Rifts Widen Amid Arrests and Trials

(MANAMA, Bahrain) — When U.S. President Barack Obama mentioned Bahrain as one of the Middle East's flashpoints of sectarian conflict, the Shiite-led opposition...

Bahrain Opposition Says Senior Figure Detained

(MANAMA, Bahrain) — Bahrain's main opposition party says one of its senior figures has been detained over accusations he incited violence in a speech in the...

Bahrain Puts 11-year-old on Trial over Protests

Playing in the street with your friends could land you in a Bahraini jail, as sixth-grader Ali Hasan has discovered. Charged with taking part in an illegal...

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