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World - Region
5/1/2012 12:45:36 PM
Bahrain authorities denies entry visa for a member of the EU parliament; Shiite opposition group, Al-Wefaq condemned the action saying it is an attempt by the ruling regime to hide the real situations of the Bahraini prisoner

World - Region
4/30/2012 9:43:04 AM
Bahrain's highest appeals court orders the retrial of jailed opposition activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on hunger strike since 8 February, as well as 21 other dissidents

World - Region
4/28/2012 10:57:15 AM

World - Region
4/24/2012 2:37:50 PM
Bahrain's government says it remains open to limited reform, but unease at the prospect of any power shift from the Sunni royal family to the Shi'ite majority has stifled progress

World - Region
4/22/2012 11:43:30 AM
The Formula One race in Bahrain will go on, despite threats made by Shiite protesters and security concerns over anti-government demonstrations

World - Region
4/22/2012 11:26:16 AM
Iraqi PM Nuri al-Malik pays an official visit to Tehran ahead of May meeting in Baghdad between the Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers on Iran's nuclear program

World - Region
4/21/2012 10:31:54 AM
Iraqi PM Al-Maliki accuses Turkey of trying to establish 'hegemony' in the region and brands it as a hostile state with a sectarian dimension

World - Region
4/12/2012 2:09:04 PM
Amid mounting tension btwn Kuwait's Sunnis and Shiites, lawmakers approve legislation stipulating death penalty for blaspheming God, the Prophet or his wives

World - Region
4/11/2012 1:49:27 PM
Recent attacks against Shiite-owned business group in Bahrain shows increase in growing unrest between the country's Shiite majority and the Sunni groups, amidst an ongoing 14 month uprising

World - Region
4/8/2012 4:45:50 PM
Massud Barzani warns against 'return to dictatorship' under Iraqi PM Nuri Al-Maliki, threatens secession of Kurdish region

World - Region
4/7/2012 2:01:25 PM
The conflict in Syria, pitting majority Sunnis against rulers from an offshoot of Shiite Islam, is increasing sectarian tension that is closely linked to political discord in the region

World - Region
4/7/2012 9:09:59 AM
Bahraini activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, who has been on hunger strike for 58 days, was moved to a military hospital after his condition has worsened

Opinion -
4/5/2012 6:57:41 PM
In firmly siding with the Syrian regime in its brutal onslaught to remain in power, Iran has reversed the tide of sympathy with Shiism that resulted from Hizbullah's 2006 war with Israel

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
4/4/2012 3:37:00 PM
Bahrain's culture minister is facing demands for her dismissal after calling conservative lawmakers "not real men" for opposing an annual arts festival under way in Manana

World - Region
3/31/2012 2:21:16 PM
Bahrain's Shiite opposition group Al-Wefaq accuses the "regime militants" of killing a 22-year-old protester near Manama

World - Region
3/31/2012 10:28:01 AM
Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah says the option of foreign military intervention in Syria or arming the opposition is no longer an issue, dialogue between the regime and the rebels is sole solution

World - Region
3/31/2012 10:26:44 AM
US secretary of state discusses options for cooperation with her Arab ally in the Saudi capital Riyadh

World - Region
3/25/2012 1:02:30 PM
Iraq's Vice President Tareq Al-Hashemi urges investigation into death and alleged torture of his bodyguard whilst in custody earlier this month, authorities say he died of kidney failure

World - Region
3/25/2012 10:03:38 AM
As the year-old conflict in Syria shows no signs of abating, streets of Damascus that were crowded until late at night stand mostly empty after sunset as Syrians stay home, fearing robberies and kidnapping

Arts & Culture - Visual Art
3/21/2012 2:11:56 PM
An exhibit of was statues depicting some of Shiite Muslims' most beloved clerics causes controversy among Iraqi Sunnis and Shiites

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