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We have started to collect the most important news related to Bahrain in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Bahrain: news

Thirteen killed in Bahrain fire

Friday, January 11th 2013, 23:48
related places: Manama

A fire at a building housing workers in the Bahraini capital Manama kills 13 people, officials say.
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Bahrain activist risks arrest

Friday, January 11th 2013, 19:56

A leading human rights activist risks arrest by returning to Bahrain to see her jailed father.
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Bahrain rights activist in court

Wednesday, January 9th 2013, 10:20

A leading human rights activist in Bahrain, who was arrested at an illegal gathering in December, makes his first appearance in court.
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Bahrain rejects activists' appeal

Monday, January 7th 2013, 14:00

Bahrain's highest appeal court upholds the sentences of 13 activists for their part in pro-democracy protests in 2011.
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Bahrain police jailed over death

Monday, December 31st 2012, 9:23

Two policemen are given seven-year jail sentences by a Bahrain court for beating to death a man amid a crackdown on anti-government protests.
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Bahrain rights activist detained

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 14:24

The vice-president of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights, Sayed Yousif al-Muhafdha, was detained at a protest on Monday, the organisation says.
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Bahrain plays down dialogue calls

Monday, December 17th 2012, 15:47

Bahrain's information affairs minister accuses the opposition of "misusing" a call for dialogue, saying it will only begin once it "stops violence".
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Bahrain opposition seeks UK support

Thursday, December 13th 2012, 2:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Bahrain's main opposition leader tells BBC his party needs backing
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Bahrain activist's sentence cut

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 15:40

An appeals court in Bahrain reduces the prison sentence handed to prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab from three years to two.
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Court convicts Bahrain activist

Monday, December 10th 2012, 18:46

A Bahraini court sentences pro-democracy activist Zainab al-Khawaja to one month in jail for entering the site of the former Pearl Roundabout.
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Bahrain reconciliation distant amid slow reform pace

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 11:28

Bahrain reconciliation distant amid slow reform pace
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Bahrain medics get jail sentences

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 20:34

A court in Bahrain sentences 23 medics to three months in jail for their alleged roles in last year's anti-government uprisings, officials say.
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Amnesty attacks Bahrain 'abuses'

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 10:22

Amnesty International condemns "spiralling repression" in Bahrain a year after the release of an independent investigation into human rights abuses.
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Bahrain urged to act over abuses

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 15:30

Bahrain's opposition parties and civil society organisations meet in The Hague to demand "accountability" over government pledges to address abuse.
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Bahrain brothers lose nationality

Friday, November 9th 2012, 21:22

Bahraini brothers describe shock at losing nationality
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Clashes near Bahrain Shia mosque

Friday, November 9th 2012, 16:00

Police disrupt efforts by opposition supporters to attend Friday prayers at the mosque of the most senior Shia cleric in Bahrain, Sheikh Isa Qassem.
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Bahrainis' citizenship revoked

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 16:58

Bahrain's government revokes the citizenship of 31 opposition activists, including two former members of parliament, for "undermining state security".
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Two killed in Bahrain explosions

Monday, November 5th 2012, 11:03
related places: Manama

Two foreign workers have been killed and a third person seriously injured by bomb blasts in the Bahraini capital, Manama, police say.
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Bahrain Twitter user imprisoned

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 14:44

A court in Bahrain sentences an online activist to six months in prison for 'defaming' King Hamad in comments posted on Twitter.
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Bahrain government bans protests

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 11:34

Bahrain's interior ministry announces a ban on all protests and gatherings amid escalating clashes between police and anti-government demonstrators.
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