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Hakeem al-Araibi, refugee footballer, gets Australian citizenship

Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 10:30
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Thailand Thailand

Hakeem al-Araibi was held in Thailand for two months as his native Bahrain sought his extradition.
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Hakeem al-Araibi returns home to Australia after Thai detention

Tuesday, February 12th 2019, 6:12
related countries: Australia Australia, Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Bahraini Hakeem al-Araibi has returned to Australia after two months in a Bangkok prison.
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Hakeem al-Araibi: Thailand frees refugee footballer

Monday, February 11th 2019, 14:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Bahraini Hakeem al-Araibi, who has been granted asylum in Australia, was detained in November.
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Bahraini footballer pleads in court against deportation

Monday, February 4th 2019, 6:07
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Hakeem Al-Araibi urges a Thai court not to extradite him to Bahrain where he says he was tortured.
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Refugee footballer Hakeem Al-Araibi fights extradition to Bahrain

Tuesday, December 11th 2018, 10:38
related countries: Australia Australia, Thailand Thailand

Bahraini Hakeem Al-Araibi, who has refugee status in Australia, was detained in Thailand last month.
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Bahrain opposition leader sentenced to life in prison

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 10:45
related countries: Qatar Qatar

Sheikh Ali Salman was accused of spying for Qatar after Bahrain cut ties with the rival state.
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McLaren to 3D-print parts at Bahrain F1 Grand Prix trackside

Friday, April 7th 2017, 7:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British race team will redesign parts to suit track conditions at the Bahrain Grand Prix.
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Bahrain executes three Shia men over 2014 police killing

Sunday, January 15th 2017, 16:23

Three men convicted of a 2014 bomb attack were executed - Bahrain's first executions in six years.
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'Terrorists' freed in Bahrain prison raid

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 21:45

Gunmen attack a prison in Bahrain, freeing 10 inmates convicted of terror offences, officials say.
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US urges Bahrain to free rights activist Nabeel Rajab

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 23:14
related countries: United States United States

The US State Department urges Bahrain to immediately release prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Jemima Sumgong wins women's marathon for Kenya

Sunday, August 14th 2016, 15:38
related countries: Kenya Kenya

Jemima Sumgong becomes the first Kenyan woman to win the Olympic marathon, beating Eunice Kirwa of Bahrain into second.
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Bahrain's main Shia opposition group, Wefaq, 'dissolved'

Sunday, July 17th 2016, 8:27

A court in Bahrain orders the Sunni Muslim-ruled country's leading Shia opposition, Wefaq, dissolved and its assets seized, reports say.
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Iran general warns Bahrain after Shia cleric stripped of citizenship

Monday, June 20th 2016, 22:05
related countries: Iran Iran

A top Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander warns of armed resistance in Bahrain after the kingdom strips a prominent Shia cleric of his citizenship.
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Bahrain revokes top Shia cleric Isa Qassim's citizenship

Monday, June 20th 2016, 18:53

Bahrain strips the Sunni-ruled kingdom's most prominent Shia cleric of his citizenship, accusing him of promoting sectarianism.
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Bahrain rights activist Nabeel Rajab rearrested - family

Monday, June 13th 2016, 11:48

A leading Bahraini human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, has been rearrested in a dawn raid on his home, his family says.
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Rosberg wins after Hamilton collision

Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 17:05
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg wins the Bahrain Grand Prix as Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton fights back to third after a first-lap collision.
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Bahrain deports 'Hezbollah supporters'

Monday, March 14th 2016, 10:45
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Bahrain has deported several Lebanese residents for allegedly belonging to the Lebanese Shia militant group Hezbollah, the interior ministry says.
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Bahrain charges US journalists

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 12:59
related countries: United States United States

Prosecutors in Bahrain charge four US journalists with participating in an illegal gathering but release them pending investigations.
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Bahrainis sentenced for deadly bombing

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 14:27

A court in Bahrain sentenced one person to death and 22 others to life in prison over two deadly bomb attacks last year, reports say.
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Torture claims 'nasty lies' - Salman

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 23:11

Fifa presidential candidate Sheikh Salman says accusations of complicity in the torture of footballers are "nasty lies".
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Bahrain finds huge explosives cache

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 22:48

Bahrain says it has uncovered one of the biggest finds of explosives and weapons since violence erupted there in 2011.
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10-year-old girl swims at Worlds

Friday, August 7th 2015, 10:58

Ten-year-old Alzain Tareq from Bahrain becomes the youngest swimmer to compete at a World Championships.
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