A Bahraini man holds a placard bearing the portrait of Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the Shia opposition movement Al-Wefaq, during a protest against his arrest outside Manama. (AFP/Mohammed al-Shaikh)
July 25, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The clerics were arrested for participating in a sit-in to protest Bahrain's recent decision to strip Sheikh Issa Qassim of his citizenship.
Economic growth in the country had been subdued ever since oil prices fell from record highs two years ago. (File photo)
July 21, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
According to the government, the new law will allow foreign investors 100 percent ownership in various market sectors.
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (AFP/Sabah Arar)
July 19, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
This is “the latest in a series of restrictions of the rights to peaceful assembly...” said UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon
Oman beach handball team
July 18, 2016 - 08:49 GMT
A win for Oman over Egypt will end an encouraging campaign for the sultanate side at the worlds.
Oman football team
July 17, 2016 - 15:56 GMT
National football team coach Juan Ramon Lopez Caro confirmed on Saturday that Oman will be playing five international friendlies between August and November.
Bahrainis hold up portraits of the head of the banned Shia opposition movement al-Wefaq, Sheikh Ali Salman during clashes with riot police following a protest against his arrest on December 29, 2014 in Bilad al-Qadeem, a suburb of Manama. (AFP / Mohammed al-Shaikh)
July 17, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The decision advances a crackdown on the Gulf kingdom's opposition after the authorities closed down Wefaq in June.
KHK MMA team logo
July 14, 2016 - 19:12 GMT
Ahmed Abdulaziz Al Khayyat the president of Bahrain Martial Arts Association (BMAA) congratulated His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa the Founder of KHK MMA Organisation...
In January, Gulf Air announced orders for 45 aircraft in total with deliveries commencing from Q2 2018. (AFP/File)
July 13, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The new agreement between Gulf Air and Rolls-Royce follows recent wide-body orders by the carrier designed to meet its expansion plans.
July 12, 2016 - 16:21 GMT
Bahrain, ranked 117th in the world, are set to open its Davis Cup campaign today at 9.30am against Mongolia in Asia/Oceania Group IV on the clay courts at Al-Hussein Sport City in Jordanian capital Amman.
Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab gestures at his home in the village of Bani Jamrah. (AFP/File)
July 12, 2016 - 13:30 GMT
Nabeel Rajab will appear in court later on Tuesday over tweets in March 2015 criticizing Manama’s involvement in the deadly Saudi aggression against Yemen.
The Khalid Hamad Khalifa Mixed Martial Arts (KHK MMA) team logo
July 10, 2016 - 15:55 GMT
Bahrain’s Fahad Abdulrazaq of the Khalid Hamad Khalifa Mixed Martial Arts (KHK MMA) team (KHK MMA) ensured the Kingdom a medal, after defeating Bulgaria’s Nikolay Ivaylov...
Bahraini protesters hold a placard bearing the portrait of top Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim, during a protest against the revocation of the clergyman’s citizenship, on June 20, 2016. (AFP/File)
July 10, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The protesters had rallied in support of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim, who was stripped of his citizenship last month.
The talented bunch put on a fab show. (Facebook)
July 10, 2016 - 07:39 GMT
The talented bunch put on a fab show.
Bahraini police on patrol. (AFP/File)
July 02, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Bahrain claims the Shia dissidents are a threat to national security and that the crackdown is keeping the country safe.
Bahraini police officers escort a child away from the scene of demonstrations in 2015. (AFP/File)
July 01, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
A bombing by unknown assailants killed a woman and wounded her children when shrapnel pierced her car.
Bahraini Shia demonstrators protest the arrest and persecution of top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.  (AFP/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
June 29, 2016 - 15:20 GMT
Bahrain stripped eight Shia nationals of their citizenship and imprisoned them for anti-government activity.