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Bahraini police stand near the site of a bomb blast in a village south of Manama, on Dec. 9, 2014. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
July 28, 2015 - 08:49 GMT
A bomb in the Shiite village of Sitra killed two Bahraini police officers and injured six, the interior ministry said Tuesday.
Bahrain's non-oil sectors outdid growth projections, expanding by five percent in the first quarter. (AFP/File)
July 23, 2015 - 21:47 GMT
Bahrain's non-oil sectors outdid growth projections, expanding by five percent in the first quarter.
Using the Muslim sect to describe the actions of activists in Bahrain is problematic. (AFP/File)
July 21, 2015 - 08:22 GMT
The word "Shia" is almost used as an insult these days. Take Bahrain as an example. It's dangerous to label protesters as "Shia activists", because it undermines the progress of the opposition movement.
Some families on the ministry's list have waited up to 20 years for a home. (AFP/File)
July 20, 2015 - 18:37 GMT
Some families on the ministry's list have waited up to 20 years for a home.
Bahrain's economy is expected to grow by at least four percent this year despite global financial challenges, an executive said. (AFP/File)
July 19, 2015 - 09:40 GMT
Bahrain's economy is expected to grow by at least four percent this year despite global financial challenges, an executive said.
Bahraini riot policemen confront the protesters during an anti-government demonstration in the village of Musalla, West of Manama on June 22, 2012. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
July 15, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The man was killed when the bomb, which he had planted near the capital city of Manama, exploded prematurely.
Domestic staff in Bahrain don't have basic protections such as weekly rest days, a minimum wage and limits on working hours. (Twitter)
July 12, 2015 - 13:09 GMT
Legislation to protect Bahrain's 660,000 domestic workers will be discussed at the upcoming GCC Labour ministers summit in Riyadh.
Teenage singer Hala Turk was involved in yet another 'photo scandal'! (Al Jaras Magazine)
June 30, 2015 - 09:31 GMT
Teenage singer Hala Turk was involved in yet another 'photo scandal'!
Rising tourism activities contribute to the construction industry's foreseen growth for the next three years. (AFP/File)
June 26, 2015 - 07:46 GMT
Rising tourism activities contribute to the construction industry's foreseen growth for the next three years.
World Trade Center, Manama. (Shutterstock)
June 25, 2015 - 12:32 GMT
UNCTAD' World Investment Report 2015 found that while global FDI fell by 16 percent, Bahrain's FDI stocks remained above global average.
A collage of Kay's birthday pictures courtesy of Dounia. (Instagram)
June 22, 2015 - 08:35 GMT
Moroccan singer Dounia Batma celebrated her step son Kay's birthday this week.