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World - Region
2/14/2013 3:42:28 PM
The Shiite villages in Bahrain proved to be the main source of political unrest in Bahrain, a situation that was widely seen during the 2011 uprising against the Sunni monarchy

World - Region
2/10/2013 12:04:46 PM
Bahrain's National dialogue resumes Sunday in an atmosphere of deep mutual mistrust between the Sunni government and the Shiite opposition ahead of the second anniversary of an uprising that shook the Gulf kingdom

World - Region
1/26/2013 5:43:43 PM
Bahraini government says the reconciliation talks with the opposition will begin early in February to discuss future political reforms

World - Region
12/8/2012 1:02:09 PM
Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman urges all political figures to condemn street violence but also says the government needed to push harder to reduce inequality

World - Region
11/9/2012 3:58:34 PM

World - Region
10/15/2012 8:23:14 PM
Manama summons the Iranian charge d'affaires Mahdi Islami to express its rejection of Tehran 'interference in the kingdom's internal affairs' during last year's crackdown on Shiite protesters

World - Region
9/8/2012 4:13:06 PM
Bahraini authorities are taking legal action against the opposition Al Wefaq group for organising a banned anti-government march in which six protesters were arrested

World - Region
8/9/2012 2:15:05 PM

World - Region
8/3/2012 11:40:15 AM
Bahraini police launches an inquiry to investigate the attack over an interior ministry bus amid police-protesters clashes in several Shiite villages

World - Region
5/31/2012 5:11:04 PM
Proposed union between Saudi Arabia and Bahrain seems a little far-fetched as it is strongly opposed by other Gulf Cooperation Council members and the island's Iranian-backed Shia majority

World - Region
5/21/2012 11:28:31 AM
A Bahraini court fines Zainab al-Khawaja, the daughter of the jailed prominent opposition activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, for insulting a government employee

World - Region
5/14/2012 12:20:51 PM
The Gulf Forum for Civil Societies asks Saudi Arabia and Bahrain to postpone plans to declare the Gulf Union, saying it must be preceded by a referendum

World - Region
5/13/2012 2:00:40 PM
Bahrain authorities extend the detention of prominent human rights activist, Nabeel Rajab on charges of releasing tweets deemed insulting to the government

World - Region
5/12/2012 10:05:53 AM
The United States says it partially resumed sales of military supplies to Bahrain but items used for crowd control such as tear gas and stun grenades are excluded from the sales

World - Region
5/8/2012 2:56:44 PM
Bahraini detained activists say they face abuse in custody and are forced to sign confessions

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
4/24/2012 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
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

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