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June 23, 2016 - 09:52 GMT
Shaikha Hayat bint Abdulaziz Al Khalifa, Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) board member, Bahrain Table Tennis Associaiton...
Bahraini demonstrators attend a protest against the revocation of the citizenship of top Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim. (AFP/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
June 23, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon criticized Bahrain's treatment of Sheikh Isa Qassim and other Shia dissidents.
Corneliani was founded in 1958 and is one of Italy’s longest standing independent brands. (Corneliani)
June 22, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The Bahraini investment firm continues its buying spree with its $100 million purchase of the 55 percent stake in the Italian clothing company.
Sheik Isa Qassim is accused of being in contact with enemies of Bahrain. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
June 22, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
General Sir Nicholas Houghton, Chief of Britain’s Defense Staff (CDS), arrived in Bahrain on Tuesday, only a day after the Bahraini regime stripped Sheikh Isa Qassim, the country’s top Shia cleric, of his citizenship, accusing him of sowing “sectarianism and violence.”
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June 21, 2016 - 19:39 GMT
Gold Medal nominee Hussein Abdulla Ayyad believes Bahrain MMA National team is ready to shock the world at this year’s IMMAF Amateur World Championships in Las Vegas.
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June 21, 2016 - 09:52 GMT
Bahraini runner, Hajer Al Umairi has made a personal achievement by qualifying to the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 after winning the 100-meter race at the Bulgarian athletic meeting.
This picture tweeted by Bahrain's leading human rights activist Nabeel Rajab shows protesters spending the night outside Sheikh Isa Qassim's home in Diraz, Bahrain on June 20, 2016. (Twitter)
June 21, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Hundreds of protesters have spent the night outside the home of Bahrain’s most prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim who was stripped of his citizenship on Monday.
Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim. (Twitter)
June 20, 2016 - 18:00 GMT
Bahrain has revoked the citizenship of the country’s most senior Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, a move which could further complicate the social unrest in the tiny Persian Gulf Arab state.
Bahraini police wait outside a mosque. (AFP/File)
June 16, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Fearing more arrests, Bahraini Shia imams announced the temporary suspension of Friday prayers and large gatherings of Shia worshipers.
Tear gas rises after police clash with Bahraini protesters in February 2014. (AFP/File)
June 14, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
The Supreme Court of Appeals in Bahrain revoked citizenship of 11 Bahrainis accused of plotting attacks against the Saudi Embassy.
Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab. (AFP/File)
June 13, 2016 - 08:07 GMT
Police in Bahrain have apprehended senior opposition leader and human rights activist Nabeel Rajab following an intensive search of his house in the northwest of the country.
Bahraini human rights activist Zainab al-Khawaja. (AFP/File)
June 11, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Zainab al-Khawaja was detained in March with her baby son, facing three years of prison for ripping up a picture of the Bahraini king.
The airline has reined in its network to focus primarily on regional routes. (File photo)
June 09, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Despite an 88 per cent fall in losses in the three years to 2015, Bahrain's national carrier still has a long way to go before turning a profit.
An anti-regime protester walks the streets in Bahrain. (AFP/File)
June 04, 2016 - 11:40 GMT
Twenty prisoners escaped from al-Hadd detention center after assaulting police and guards.
A Bahraini policeman stands in front of graffiti in 2013. (AFP/File)
June 01, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
Bahrain upheld the death sentences of three people convicted of a deadly bombing in 2014.
Protesters wave national flags at a demonstration in Bahrain. (AFP/File)
May 30, 2016 - 07:30 GMT
The five men were given life sentences last November on charges of 'spying for Iran' and planning attacks in Bahrain.