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Israel and Bahrain establish formal diplomatic relations

Sunday, October 18th 2020, 19:03
related countries: Israel Israel

Bahrain becomes only the fourth Arab country in the Middle East to recognise Israel.
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Israel-UAE peace deal 'big' for trade in Middle East

Friday, October 16th 2020, 16:58

Israel's UAE and Bahrain peace deals are "going to be big" for business, says DP World boss.
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Trump on Israel-UAE-Bahrain deals: 'We mark the dawn of a new Middle East'

Tuesday, September 15th 2020, 21:30
related countries: Israel Israel

The UAE and Bahrain sign agreements fully normalising their relations with Israel at the White House.
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Trump hails 'dawn of new Middle East' with UAE-Bahrain-Israel deals

Tuesday, September 15th 2020, 20:04
related countries: Israel Israel

The president hosts a ceremony marking deals between Israel and Gulf states Bahrain and the UAE.
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Five reasons why Israel's peace deals with the UAE and Bahrain matter

Monday, September 14th 2020, 23:02
related countries: Israel Israel

Gulf states see opportunities for trade while Israel lessens its isolation, writes Jeremy Bowen.
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Trump announces 'peace deal' between Bahrain and Israel

Friday, September 11th 2020, 20:25
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

The US president helps broker a landmark deal as Bahrain agrees to recognise the state of Israel.
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Coronavirus: Alarm over 'invasive' Kuwait and Bahrain contact-tracing apps

Tuesday, June 16th 2020, 15:31
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

Kuwait and Bahrain's apps put users' privacy and security at risk, Amnesty International says.
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Nabeel Rajab: Bahraini human rights activist freed from jail

Tuesday, June 9th 2020, 16:21

The UN has been among those calling for Nabeel Rajab's release from prison.
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F1: Hamilton wins after Leclerc failure

Sunday, March 31st 2019, 16:48
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton inherits victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix after an engine problem hits runaway leader Charles Leclerc's Ferrari.
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Hakeem al-Araibi: Refugee footballer 'tortured in Thailand'

Thursday, March 28th 2019, 9:48
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Bangkok

Hakeem al-Araibi was held in Bangkok for two months as his native Bahrain sought his extradition.
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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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