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Thousands of opposition supporters have been arrested in Bahrain since February 2011, when demonstrators took to the streets en masse calling for the step down of the Al Khalifa ruling family. (AFP/File)
May 02, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
In Bahrain, hundreds gathered on international Labor Day to protest the prolonged detainment of political opposition members and demanded they be allowed to resume working.
Twelve Bahrainis were handed down various verdicts including one death sentence. (AFP/File)
April 30, 2015 - 07:49 GMT
Twelve people in Bahrain were handed down various sentences including one death penalty over their involvement in a car attack where a policeman was killed.
The Bahraini police arrested individuals who were allegedly planning terrorist attacks in Bahrain. (AFP Photo/Mohammed Al-Shaikh)
April 28, 2015 - 17:22 GMT
Bahraini Ministry of Interior announced the arrest of 28 individuals, including those convicted in absentia with terrorism-related charges and sentenced to life imprisonment.
the report projected healthy growth in the GCC economy with the non-oil sector continuing its momentum. (File photo)
April 28, 2015 - 12:44 GMT
Bahrain’s real GDP growth reached 4.5% in 2014.
They are referred to as 'free visa' workers and often take up jobs as labourers, cleaners and housemaids for very low pay (image: on file).
April 26, 2015 - 06:55 GMT
A study is being carried out to assess the feasibility of legalising the status of tens of thousands of foreign nationals working illegally in Bahrain.
Pitbull performing in Bahrain. (Image: Facebook)
April 23, 2015 - 16:17 GMT
Here's why this year's Bahrain Formula race and corresponding concerts are deemed the best ever for the kingdom!
Pitbull owned the stage in Bahrain. (Image: Facebook)
April 20, 2015 - 14:42 GMT
Pitbull brought his "International Love" to Bahrain on Saturday night for a performance that left Formula 1 fans' hearts racing.
The Transportation and Telecommunications Ministry has given local agents Taj Al Khaleej Travel and Tourism official permission to make the arrangements. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)
April 19, 2015 - 14:21 GMT
Syrian Air is set to resume flights to and from Bahrain from May 2, a report said.
Sean Paul sharing his excitement to be in Bahrain at a press conference in the kingdom. (Image: Facebook)
April 19, 2015 - 07:59 GMT
"Bailando" singing artist Sean Paul rocked out before a sold-out crowd in Bahrain yesterday.
In its rating action, Moody’s has also lowered Bahrain’s foreign currency bond ceiling to Baa 1 from A3 and the foreign-currency deposit ceiling to Baa 3 from Baa2.
April 19, 2015 - 06:55 GMT
Moody’s Investors Service said on Thursday it has downgraded Bahrain’s long-term government issuer rating to Baa 3 from Baa2 due to expected deterioration in the government’s finances.
RCO, Real Madrid renew training contract
April 18, 2015 - 17:52 GMT
Following directives from the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Charity Organization (RCO) Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, RCO Secretary-General Dr. Mustafa Al-Sayed signed, on behalf of RCO, a renewal agreement with Real Madrid in Spain in the famous Santiago Bernabeu Stadium,