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MPs question UK relations in Gulf

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 3:47
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The government can no longer ignore claims of hypocrisy over its relations with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, a report by a group of MPs say.
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Bahrain opposition heads 'targeted'

Tuesday, November 19th 2013, 18:40

The head of the main Shia political society in Bahrain tells the BBC that the opposition leadership is being systematically targeted by the state.
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VIDEO: Bahrain Revolution Museum shut down

Monday, November 4th 2013, 3:20

The leader of Bahrain's opposition party, Ali Salman, has been arrested and charged with insulting the authorities.
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Teenager dies in Bahrain explosion

Wednesday, October 23rd 2013, 9:18

A 17-year-old boy was killed while transporting a bomb that exploded in a predominantly Shia village in Bahrain, police allege.
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Concern over Bahrain 'tear-gas need'

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 13:17

Human rights groups express concern over an apparent request by Bahrain for large quantities of tear gas, blamed for the deaths of opposition protesters.
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Fifty Shia sentenced in Bahrain

Monday, September 30th 2013, 16:47

A court in Bahrain reportedly sentences 50 Shia Muslims to up to 15 years in prison for forming a group linked to demands for more majority rights.
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Bahrain opposition boycotts talks

Wednesday, September 18th 2013, 12:12

Bahrain's main Shia opposition groups suspend their participation in talks with the government in protest at the arrest of a Wefaq party leader.
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Bahrain opposition leader 'arrested'

Tuesday, September 17th 2013, 12:56

A leading member of Bahrain's main Shia opposition Wefaq party, Khalil Marzook, has been arrested, activists say.
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Bahrain: Is police reform facade or fact?

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 13:32

Bahrain introduces police reforms, but critics question effect
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VIDEO: Bahrain: The police and the protesters

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 13:31

The Bahrain government insists that police reforms are well under way, but critics say some violent officers continue to act with impunity.
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Bahraini detainee case highlights price of protest

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 23:12

Family of detained Bahraini demonstrator seeks answers
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Bahrain struggles to get economy back on track

Monday, July 29th 2013, 9:24

Signs of revival raise hopes for Bahrain's battered economy
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Bahrain policeman killed in attack

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 16:37

Two attacks in Shia-majority villages in the Gulf state of Bahrain have left one police officer dead and at least three others injured, officials say.
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'New jail term' for Bahrain activist

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 9:45

A Bahraini court has handed pro-democracy activist Zainab al-Khawaja a new two month jail term for insulting police, opposition sources say.
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Bahraini activist freed in UAE

Sunday, June 16th 2013, 8:08
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

A Bahraini political activist is freed in the United Arab Emirates nearly two months after being arrested amid official silence.
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Bahraini 'disappears in UAE jail'

Friday, June 14th 2013, 13:54
related countries: United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

The family of a 33 year old Bahraini man who was arrested nearly two months ago in the United Arab Emirates have had no word as to his whereabouts.
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Police wounded in Bahrain explosion

Thursday, May 30th 2013, 9:38
related places: Manama

Seven police officers were injured when a homemade device exploded in a town near the capital Manama, Bahrain's Ministry of Interior says.
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Thousands protest in Bahrain sit-in

Friday, May 24th 2013, 17:08

Tens of thousands of Bahrainis participated in a sit-in on Friday in protest at a raid on a senior Shia cleric's home.
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Twitter activists jailed in Bahrain

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 19:46

A Bahrain court sentences six activists to a year in jail for insulting King Hamad in Twitter messages, amid a continuing crackdown on dissent.
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Activist blogger flees Bahrain

Friday, May 10th 2013, 18:24

A prominent activist known as the "Bahraini Blogger", has been smuggled out of Bahrain and taken refuge in the UK, the BBC learns.
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Bahrain's medics politicised by crisis

Saturday, May 4th 2013, 7:09

Bahrain doctors pressured and politicised by crisis
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New call to release Bahrain teacher

Wednesday, May 1st 2013, 11:30

Rights group Amnesty International renews a call for the release of the jailed president of the Bahrain Teachers Association, Mahdi Abu Dheeb.
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