Bahrain

March 5, 2014

A Qatari national was jailed in the UAE for seven years over links to an Islamist group in what Doha has described as an unfair ruling (File Archive)
09:49 GMT

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates recalled their diplomatic envoys to Qatar Wednesday.

March 4, 2014

Three policemen were killed while trying to dismantle a funeral procession for a 23-year-old Shiite man who died in prison under Bahraini authorities (Mohammed Al Shaikh/AFP)
18:14 GMT

Bahrain's state news agency reported Tuesday that three anti-government groups have been blacklisted as terrorist groups.

First corner of Bahrain's Formula One circuit named after Schumacher
16:40 GMT

Seven times world champion Michael Schumacher, still in a coma in a French hospital after a skiing accident in late December, is to have the first corner of Bahrain's Formula One circuit named after him.

March 3, 2014

Post 2011, pro-democracy protests are common near Manama. (AFP/File)
19:08 GMT

Three policeman were killed in the village of Daih while dispersing a protest.

March 2, 2014

On March 14, 2011 Saudi troops entered Bahrain to assist leadership in a government crackdown against the opposition protestors (File Archive/AFP)
13:10 GMT

Protestors in Bahrain demanding that Saudi forces pull out of the country were allegedly attacked by police officials in the country's capital.

March 1, 2014

Thousands of Bangladeshi immigrants work in Bahrain. (AFP/File)
11:47 GMT

Three Bangladeshi workers died in a fire that broke out in their residential building. The fire was caused by "safety negligence."

February 27, 2014

Since 2011, a spate of pro-democracy protests have spread across Bahrain. (AFP/File)
09:40 GMT

Security forces disbanded a peaceful protest near Manama on Wednesday. Protesters were condemning the death of Jaffer al-Durazi.

February 26, 2014

Bahrain is hoping to model its hi tech farming on Singapore's urban farming program (Courtesy of CNN)
16:00 GMT

Bahrain is planning to model Singapore's hi-tech farming system that reduces reliance on imported food with very few land and water resources.

Saleh's film "Game" has received huge international attention. (Image: Facebook)
10:01 GMT

A Bahraini man is making the Arab world proud by being the first filmmaker to take part in New York’s “Manhattan International Film Festival” (MIFF).

Carlo's Bake Shop owner Buddy Valastro might be bringing home the sweets to Bahrain. (Image: Facebook)
05:00 GMT

Buddy Valastro has risen to fame on the reality show "The Cake Boss", and now he's considering spreading his business across the world to Bahrain.

February 24, 2014

Photo of Eric Clapton performing taken by Danny Clinch, courtesy of Facebook.
13:30 GMT

After tickets sold out in just two hours for the "Layla" songster's Bahrain gig next month, disappointed fans are pleading for more space to be made available.

February 13 marked the third anniversary of the Bahraini uprising (AFP/File)
10:35 GMT

Bombs and clashes shook Bahrain's stability on Monday after two homemade explosive devices went off overnight in a village near capital Manama and police battled rioters, police sources reported.

February 23, 2014

During the three-day visit to India, the MOIC and EDB coordinated business delegation participated in the Bahrain-India business seminar in New Delhi and a business seminar hosted by the CII in Mumbai.
03:55 GMT

The agreements reflect the broad range of relations between the two countries across a number of sectors, from chemicals to financial services and from ICT to health care.

February 19, 2014

The fabulous rocker Eric Clapton in one of his performances. (Image: YouTube snapshot)
13:55 GMT

Fans are getting more and more anxious now that Eric Clapton's Bahrain performance is getting closer, and tickets are now on sale!

Protests erupted in Bahrain in February 2011 (AFP/File)
13:19 GMT

On Wednesday, a Bahrain court jailed eight protestors and sentenced one to death as it continues to crack down on government dissidents.