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World - Region
9/27/2011 3:49:42 PM
A group of 38 women and seven girls arrested last week during a protest against Bahrain's parliamentary by-elections have reportedly been tortured or ill-treated, Amnesty International said

World - Region
9/27/2011 1:50:38 PM
Kuwaiti court jails Shiite tweeter for posting remarks that were deemed offensive to Sunni Muslims, while he denies charges claiming his account was hacked

World - Region
9/27/2011 12:00:21 PM
Iran says its foreign minister has met his Bahraini counterpart for the first time since the two neighboring countries withdrew their ambassadors over quelling of Shiite-led protests in Manama

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9/27/2011 10:06:16 AM
Advocacy group Human Rights Watch welcomed Saudi Arabia's decision to allow women to vote and run in municipal elections but said it came too late to allow them to take part in Thursday's polls

World - Region
9/24/2011 1:13:18 PM
Bahrainis vote Saturday to fill parliamentary seats vacated by opposition members unhappy over government efforts to address Shia Muslim grievances in the Sunni-ruled monarchy

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9/24/2011 10:17:58 AM
Bahraini police set up checkpoints and patrolled key roads Saturday in a massive show of force during highly charged parliamentary elections that Shiite-led opposition groups have vowed to boycott.

World - Region
9/23/2011 1:30:23 PM
The senior Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim slams Bahrain's Gulf Sunni rulers for creating a "fake democracy" ahead of parliamentary elections

World - Region
9/23/2011 1:02:42 PM
An opposition group in Bahrain says it plans to launch protests on Friday and Saturday ahead of parliamentary by-elections set for September 24 in the Gulf kingdom

World - Region
9/23/2011 11:27:51 AM
At least four people were killed and many others injured in a series of attacks in Baghdad, security sources said

World - Region
9/20/2011 1:27:52 PM
Suicide bombers hit municipal government offices in the city of Ramadi in Iraq's mainly Sunni Anbar province, security sources said. One source said the explosions had killed and wounded a number of people.

World - Region
9/19/2011 2:43:14 PM
Eight inmates were killed and many others injured in fire at an Interior Ministry jail in Baladiyat neighborhood in eastern Baghdad

World - Region
9/18/2011 7:53:09 PM
Iraq accuses foreign Arabs of playing a role in the killing of 22 Shiite pilgrims in the Sunni Anbar province, seeking to inflame the already-tensioned Iraqi scene

World - Region
9/13/2011 10:31:44 AM
Iraqi officials say gunmen killed 22 Shiite Muslim pilgrims on their to Syria as they were passing through Sunni province from the shrine city of Karbala

World - Region
9/4/2011 3:50:07 PM
Turkish rights activists protest the Bahraini king's visit, accusing his Sunni dynasty of heavy-handed crack-downs on pro-democracy demonstrators

World - Region
9/3/2011 1:05:17 PM
Nearly 20 Bahraini doctors who are jailed and face anti-state charges linked to the protests against the kingdom’s ruling Sunni dynasty have joined a hunger strike to protest trials

World - Region
8/16/2011 11:44:27 AM
A commission probing rights abuses in Bahrain says it will receive abuse complaints online after closing its office to visitors

World - Region
8/16/2011 11:10:15 AM
Syrian tanks opens fire on poor Sunni districts in Latakia, residents said, the fourth day of a military assault on the northern port city aimed at crushing protests against President Bashar al-Assad

World - Region
8/15/2011 11:39:52 AM
Syrian forces shelled a residential district in Latakia on Monday, the third day of an assault on Sunni neighbourhoods of the port city which had seen mounting protests against President Bashar's autocratic rule

World - Region
7/29/2011 10:55:58 AM
Syrian security forces shot dead three civilians in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Thursday, residents said, in a new effort to try to crush widening Sunni Muslim unrest against President Bashar al-Assad

World - Region
7/2/2011 3:07:51 PM
Bahrain's Sunni rulers opened a "national dialogue" Saturday aimed at getting reforms back on track, buoyed by an 11th-hour decision by the main Shiite opposition bloc to take part

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