Murder, rape, armed robbery, adultery and large-scale drug trafficking are capital offences in Iran. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 10:56 GMT
While executions are rare in Bahrain, capital punishment is common place in Iran.
This file photo taken on January 2, 2015 shows a Bahraini protester taking cover behind a garbage container during clashes with riot police following a demonstration. (AFP/Mohamed al-Sheikh)
January 16, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
Clashes between police and protesters continued into the night.
Bahraini protesters take cover from tear gas during clashes with police following a demonstration on February 13, 2015, to mark the fourth anniversary of the Arab Spring-inspired uprisings in 2011. (AFP/File)
January 16, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
Protesters blocked roads to Shia villages with burning tires, while police retaliated with tear gas.
Bahrainis protest death sentences issued against three of their compatriots, while holding up protest placards and pictures of jailed cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim, in the northwestern village of Diraz, January 15, 2014. (File photo)
January 15, 2017 - 09:00 GMT
The regime in Bahrain has executed three anti-regime Shia activists over their alleged role in a 2014 bomb attack amid widespread public anger against the death verdicts.
Bahraini protesters wave their national flag. (AFP/File)
January 15, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
The protests, called by Bahraini clerics, took place in the northern villages of Abu Saiba and Shakhurah on Saturday.
Bahrain Olympic Committee logo
January 12, 2017 - 15:20 GMT
The Southern Governorate is putting the final touches on the 2017 Bahrain Sport Day due to take place on February 7.
Investments will be made in Agility’s warehousing, freight, transport and specialty logistics solutions in Bahrain. (Pinterest)
January 09, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Expansion plans in Bahrain over the next ten months by the global logistics provider Agility will result in a 25 percent increase in its workforce.
In April 2016, the Southern Municipal Council vetoed government moves to offer the beach to private developers due to fears it could restrict public access.  (Trade Arabia)
January 04, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
MPs are voting to ban further development of multi-million dollar private projects on Bahrain's largest public beach, which is slowly being overtaken by luxury developments.
Bahraini protesters are seen in the capital Manama. (AFP/File)
January 02, 2017 - 07:00 GMT
It is still unclear how many inmates escaped during the attack.
Shia protesters are seen in Bahrain after a leading cleric was stripped of his citizenship. (AFP/File)
January 01, 2017 - 15:52 GMT
Jaw prison is notorious for holding several activists, dissidents, and anti-government protesters.
Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Team's German driver Nico Rosberg leads at the start of the Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix at the Sakhir circuit in Manama on April 3, 2016. AFP PHOTO / MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH
December 28, 2016 - 20:13 GMT
Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) has announced the launch of ticket sales for the 2017 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix.
Earlier this year Shuaa Capital laid of 15 percent of its workforce. (File photo)
December 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Khaleeji Commercial Bank is considered to be one of the fast growing Islamic banks in the region.
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December 20, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
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She will be spending Christmas with Syrian refugees. (
December 20, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
She will be spending Christmas with Syrian refugees.
National Public Radio (NPR) photojournalist David Gilkey and Afghan journalist and interpreter Zabihullah Tamanna (L) pictured in Afghanistan on June 2, 2016. (AFP/File)
December 20, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Nearly all of those killed were local journalists, rather than foreign correspondents.
The festival will take place from Wednesday to Saturday at ‘The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East’ in Sakhir. (BIC website)
December 13, 2016 - 08:05 GMT
The festival will take place from Wednesday to Saturday at ‘The Home of Motorsport in the Middle East’ in Sakhir.