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Bahrain's Interior Ministry said Wednesday that the Gulf state has decided to deport a leading Shiite cleric born in the country in a move likely to exacerbate tensions between the government and the Shiite-led opposition. The cleric being deported,
Bahrain (AP) A Bahraini defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf island nation has sentenced 12 citizens to life imprisonment after finding them guilty of supporting terrorist activities and receiving training from Iran's Revolutionary Guard. Attorney
Bahrain (AP) Bahrain says two children are being treated for wounds sustained in an explosion and that four people linked to a deadly bombing earlier this week have been arrested. The Ministry of Interior said on Thursday that a group of men told the
Three policemen have been killed by a bomb explosion in Bahrain, the interior ministry has said. A post on Twitter said the officers had been "dispersing rioters" in the village of Daih, west of the capital, Manama, at the time of the attack.
54 The Interior Ministry said police dispersed a 'group of vandals that diverted from the funeral route' [Reuters] Police in Bahrain have fired tear gas and stun grenades at hundreds of protesters throwing stones and petrol bombs in a Shia Muslim
Bahraini pro-democracy activist Zainab al-Khawaja has been released from jail. Ms Khawaja had spent nearly a year in prison after being convicted on several charges, including participation in an illegal gathering and insulting police. "One year of
Bahrain (AP) A lawyer for Bahraini activist Zainab al-Khawaja says she has been released from prison after nearly a year behind bars for multiple convictions including participation in an illegal gathering. Lawyer Mohammed al-Wasti told the
Explosions targeted police in Bahrain Friday as clashes between security forces and anti-government protesters on the third anniversary of the Gulf nation's uprising left dozens wounded, authorities and activists said.
The interior ministry says Abbas was shot by police on 8 January when he "purposefully" drove a car at them. But activists allege he sustained bullet wounds in the head and leg injuries during a violent altercation. The main Shia opposition political
A defense lawyer says a Bahraini court has lifted a travel ban against the head of the Gulf island nation's main opposition group. Lawyer Abdullah al-Shamlawi said on Monday that prosecutors agreed to a defense request to lift the ban against Ali