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Manama: Bahrain's security authorities announced the arrests of five people for misusing Twitter to defame individuals and incite sedition. The Director General of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security said the investigations revealed the suspects were “involved in setting up tendentious ...
Daniel Ricciardo and Max Verstappen believe the Bahrain Grand Prix weekend will not be a straightforward affair due to the change in conditions. Only one practice session will actually mimic the same conditions of the first night race of the 2018 season, meaning the correct set-up for the car is always ...

(Beirut) – Bahrain's interior minister has threatened to crackdown on dissidents and activists who criticize the government online, Human Rights Watch said today. Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al-Khalifa, the interior minister, said on March 25, 2018, that the government was already tracking accounts that ...
Acting on recommendations from UK-trained torture investigators, Bahrain's Attorney General has requested that the country's highest court reconsider the death sentences handed to two men convicted on the basis of forced confessions obtained through torture. Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa ...
In a letter sent to UN Security Council, Doha details yet another violation committed by Bahraini air force. 12 hours ago. In a letter sent to the UNSC, Qatar's UN envoy said a Bahraini aircraft overflew Qatar's exclusive economic zone a second time this month [Fadi Al-Assaad/Reuters]. Qatar has addressed a letter to the UN ...

Pol Colonel Mana Kleepsatabutr said the 29-year-old woman had been rescued by the Thai Consular Office in Bahrain on Saturday, and she was staying at the Thai Embassy in Manama pending repatriation to Thailand. Mana said the woman had been deceived by two Thai women into believing that she ...
More than 216 players, making up 18 teams, will compete in knock-out matches to win the prestigious title of this first-of-its-kind futsal championship held in Bahrain. The event, one of many initiatives and programmes set up by the Bahrain Olympic Committee in 2018, also aims to promote tourism in ...

Gleaming skyscrapers rise from reclaimed land in one corner of Bahrain's capital, a new development that's a showcase for the government's effort to lure hi-tech business and move the economy beyond energy dependence. That's a widespread aspiration in the Arabian Gulf - and the Manama skyline ...
A military appellate court in Bahrain on Monday examined appeals submitted by seven civilians convicted earlier on different charges, according to Bahrain's official news agency. Last year, Bahrain's constitution was amended to allow civilians to be tried by military tribunals. The seven defendants include ...
It called the development an infringement of Bahrain's airspace. The decision showed disregard for the safety of flight plans of aircraft as notified to the International Civil Aviation Organisation. A statement that this provocative act was preceded by two similar actions that have been filed with the International ...
Bahrain will take “tough measures” against the “chaos” which is caused by social media users and which harms the Kingdom's social fabric and stability, the interior minister said yesterday. Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa said: “Tough measures have been taken to address unprecedented disruptive ...
Bahrain threatened to hunt down social media users who are sowing "chaos" as the Gulf nation continues to target human rights proponents. In a statement published on Sunday by the official Bahrain News Agency, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid bin Abdullah al-Khalifa said his country is considering new ...
Yesterday was Mother's Day in Bahrain. And it was yesterday that my wife, Duaa Alwadaei, the beloved mother of my two children, was handed a prison sentence. Not because she committed any crime, but because I protested in London when the King of Bahrain visited Downing Street in 2016. She is not ...
Separately, the UAE's civil aviation authority issued a statement over the country's state-run WAM news agency, alleging that “two Qatari fighter jets dangerously approached two UAE-registered commercial airplanes while flying” in Bahrain's airspace. It wasn't clear if one of those craft was the Fujairah to ...
Shortly before Princess Diana arrived in Bahrain, Britain's ambassador Francis Trew wrote a secret telegram about 'Royal tour: Security'. He said that the opposition group, the left-wing National Liberation Front (NLF), was 'thoroughly demoralised following the recent arrest of their entire leadership'.


 

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