The al-Wefaq opposition group of Bahrain, whose leader Sheikh Ali Salman was detained in December following accusations of trying to overthrow the country's long-standing Al Khalifa regime, has called for economic boycotts ahead of Salman's scheduled trial on Wednesday.
January 21, 2015
Organisers said the show has grown by four percent this year and was filled to capacity.
The men used a gas cylinder to explode a car in Manama in February of last year.
January 20, 2015
A senior Shia activist in Bahrain has been given six months in jail for tweets insulting the Manama regime, a judicial court source said Tuesday.
January 19, 2015
Bahrain's Shiite opposition leader will go on trial later this month after being charged with promoting violent change of the current Al-Khalifa regime.
Human Rights Watch called on Bahrain's government to release detained activists including the head of the country's opposition movement, Sheikh Ali Salman.
January 18, 2015
Following a raid on Lebanon's notorious Roumieh prison, where several Islamist inmates are held awaiting trial, Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-latif Derain headed to Qatar Saturday to 'strengthen political and religious ties' between the two countries.
January 17, 2015
Bahraini forces cracked down on the thousands protesting the detention of political prisoners on Friday. The protests erupted in response to the indefinite extension of Sheikh Salman's detention.
January 16, 2015
Bahrain's opposition party the Future Block condemned Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah's denouncement of the Bahraini government
January 9, 2015
Bahrain's security forces have clashed with anti-government protesters.
January 5, 2015
Further clashes erupted in Bahrain after key opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman continued to be held by police.
Formal charges have been filed against Bahraini opposition leader, Sheikh Ali Salman, according to the Shia resistance figure's lawyer.
January 1, 2015
The U.S. Department of State released a statement condemning Bahrain for the detention of opposition leader Sheikh Salman.
December 30, 2014
Bahraini authorities announced the week-long holding of opposition chief Sheikh Ali Salman Tuesday, sparking outrage among international human rights organizations and the Al-Wefaq opposition movement Salman leads.
December 29, 2014
Bahraini authorities on Sunday detained the head of the kingdom’s main opposition group after he was summoned for questioning over unspecified and unknown violations.