Bahrain city hall set ablaze, gunfire heard after executions

2017-01-16 10:34

Bahrain says a city hall was set ablaze during a night of clashes between police and protesters following the execution of three men convicted of a deadly bombing targeting police.

Morocco quits Africa-Arab summit over presence of Polisario

2016-11-23 16:00

Morocco and several Arab countries have walked out of an Africa-Arab nations summit in Equatorial Guinea to protest the presence of a delegation from the Polisario Front, says media reports.

2016 Bahrain GP - Chequered race

2016-07-19 10:56

Halfway into the Hungarian Grand Prix (July 24, 2016), the F1 season will reach its halfway point. Egmont Sippel takes a look at events and trends that have dominated each of the year’s ten races, thus far.

Bomb blast kills woman, injures children in Bahrain

2016-07-01 12:53

Police in Bahrain say a woman has been killed in an explosion south of the capital, Manama.

Bahrain more than doubles opposition leader's sentence

2016-05-31 05:37

A Bahraini appeals court has more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shi'ite opposition figure who was part of the island nation's 2011 Arab Spring-inspired uprising.

FIA investigating Ferrari coded message

2016-04-07 08:49

F1's governing body is looking into whether Ferrari stretched the new radio clampdown rules, according to a report in Germany's Auto Motor und Sport.

Bahrain GP wrap: 'F1 in desperate need of good leadership'

2016-04-04 10:25

'The sport is in desperate need of good leadership,' writes F1 guru Egmont Sippel following the dramatic 2016 Bahrain GP.

Bahrain GP: Rosberg maintains perfect start, Hamilton stumbles

2016-04-03 19:19

Nico Rosberg made it back-to-back wins to start the new Formula 1 season by winning the Bahrain GP after Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton suffered a first-corner collision.

F1's 'musical chairs' qualifying format to be reviewed

2016-04-02 20:30

The Formula 1 Commission will hold an urgent meeting to review the sport's much-criticised new qualifying format.

Bahrain GP: Vettel leads Ferrari one-two in final Practice

2016-04-02 15:27

Ferrari topped the time-sheets in final practice for the Bahrain Grand Prix, Sebastian Vettel pipped Kimi Raikkonen by just four hundredths of a second.


ISIS calls for attacks on US bases in uneasy island of Bahrain

2016-12-08 18:01

The Islamic State group has called for attacks in Bahrain, including on American military personnel stationed on the tiny island.

Competitiveness: How SA compares to countries with low tax rates

2016-10-10 15:59

SA's tax on business profits is higher than that of countries which have outperformed it in a global competitiveness survey, while business leaders have less trust in politicians.

Iran denounces 'unconstructive' Bahrain opposition ban

2016-07-18 11:10

Iran has criticised a Bahraini court's decision to dissolve and seize the funds of the country's main Shiite opposition group.

Bahrain arrests 8 fleeing by speedboat

2016-06-05 21:23

Bahrain's coast guard has arrested eight men convicted or wanted on "terrorism" charges as they tried to escape by speedboat.

Vettel's Bahrain engine can't be fixed - reports

2016-04-07 12:27

Sebastian Vettel is down to four power units for the remaining 19 races this year, following his smoky retirement on the parade lap in Bahrain.

5 things we learned from 2016 Bahrain GP

2016-04-04 11:53

Mercedes' Nico Rosberg dominated the Bahrain GP but the spotlight also fell on a few aspects that affects the future of F1. Here's five key points from the race.

Rookie Vandoorne makes his point at 2016 Bahrain GP

2016-04-04 09:09

Stoffel Vandoorne made his point in more ways than one on Sunday when he marked his Formula One debut by finishing 10th at the Bahrain Grand Prix.

F1: No resolution reached on qualifying

2016-04-03 16:15

The farcical qualifying format saga is set to run and run, with Formula 1 bosses only agreeing the date of the next meeting.

Bahrain GP: Record-breaking Hamilton pips Rosberg to pole

2016-04-02 18:46

Lewis Hamilton secured the 51st pole position of his career and his second of the season for Mercedes with the fastest lap ever at the Bahrain International Circuit.

Bahrain GP: Rosberg sets the pace in 2nd Practice

2016-04-01 19:03

Nico Rosberg maintained his electric pace in the second practice session of the Bahrain Gran Prix when he topped the timesheets ahead of Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.

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