Bahrain jails 2 for attacking police

2014-02-16 21:24

A Bahrain court has handed down 15-year jail terms to two people convicted of trying to kill police officers in the Gulf state rocked by violence for three years.

Policeman, protesters clash in Bahrain

2013-07-19 12:59

Bahraini security forces have clashed with anti-regime protesters, leaving several people wounded including a policeman who was shot with a home-made gun, say the interior ministry and witnesses.

Iran hits back at protest-hit Gulf states

2012-09-04 13:02

Gulf Arab states accusing Iran of meddling in their internal affairs are trying to deflect attention from civil movements protesting for more rights, says an Iranian official.

Bahrain police shoot dead teenager

2012-08-18 22:32

Bahraini security forces have shot dead a Shi'ite teenager after a group of protesters attacked police with petrol bombs near the capital Manama, says the interior ministry.

Protests hit Bahrain after ban on rallies

2012-07-14 20:20

Anti-government protesters in Bahrain have clashed with police in widespread demonstrations against moves by authorities to ban opposition rallies.

Bahrain: Compensation for uprising deaths

2012-06-26 16:47

Bahrain says it will pay $2.6m to 17 families over deaths last year during an 'Arab Spring' uprising that the Gulf Arab state put down by force.

US to resume arms sales to Bahrain

2012-05-12 18:28

The United States intends to resume some arms sales to Bahrain despite its concerns about the government's human rights abuses, US officials say.

Bahrain mourners attack police

2012-04-26 22:12

Bahraini protesters have attacked a police station with petrol bombs on and riot police responded with teargas and stun grenades after a funeral march.

Bahrain F1 protester found dead

2012-04-21 19:01

Bahrain's opposition have reported the first death in protests timed for this weekend's controversial Grand Prix as the kingdom imposed a security lock-down around the Sakhir Formula One racing circuit.

Bahrain tightens security for F1 weekend

2012-04-20 16:02

Authorities in Bahrain have stepped up security around the Formula One circuit after clashes between protesters and security forces intensified.


Bahrain toughens 'terror acts' penalties

2013-08-01 19:02

Bahrain's King Hamad has decreed stiffer penalties for "terror acts" in the country rocked by a Shi'ite-led uprising since 2011, says a report.

Bahrain policeman held over 'slap' video

2012-12-25 18:11

A policeman in Bahrain has been arrested after a video showing him hitting a resident of a Shiite village was posted online, the interior ministry sáys.

Tension over plan for church in Bahrain

2012-09-04 08:02

A planned Catholic church in Bahrain — meant to showcase the country's traditions of religious tolerance in a conservative Muslim region - has turned into a point of tension.

Bahrain police disperse Shi'ite protests

2012-08-14 17:01

Bahraini security forces have fired birdshot and tear gas to disperse protesters in Shi'ite villages around the capital, witnesses say.

Bahraini court: Monitor 11-year-old

2012-07-05 15:57

A Bahraini court has ruled that an 11-year-old boy accused of taking part in anti-government protests can remain at home but must be monitored by authorities.

Bahraini, 11, facing protest charge

2012-06-08 18:01

A defence lawyer says a court hearing is planned for an 11-year-old boy detained for allegedly taking part in anti-government protests.

Bahrain protesters clash with police

2012-05-11 12:07

Bahrain police have fired tear gas and birdshot during overnight clashes with protesters demanding the release of jailed opposition activists, wounding several, witnesses say.

Bahraini policemen hurt in blast

2012-04-25 12:01

A bomb attack carried out by "terrorists" has wounded four Bahraini policemen in a Shi'ite-populated village overnight, say reports.

Bahrain protests swell ahead of F1 GP

2012-04-21 16:40

Bahrain protesters staged a massive march as Formula 1 teams took to the track.

Bahrain opposition ready for dialogue

2012-03-19 21:09

Bahrain's Shi'ite-led opposition has expressed readiness for dialogue with authorities to end the political deadlock in the Sunni-ruled kingdom, but demanded a referendum on the outcome.

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