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Bahrain opposition to boycott legislative election

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 02:19

Bahrain`s top Shiite opposition parties say they will boycott parliamentary and municipal elections slated for October.

Protests called 3 years after Bahrain`s crushed uprising

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 09:15

Bahrain`s opposition has called for protests to mark the third anniversary Friday of an Arab Spring revolt led by the Shiite majority that was brutally crushed by the Saudi-backed Sunni monarchy.

Bahraini activist sentenced to prison; HR groups condemns

Last Updated: Friday, August 17, 2012, 17:56

Human rights groups have condemned the three-year jail sentence handed down to a prominent Bahraini activist for instigating and participating in anti-government rallies.

Protester in Bahrain dies after arrest

Last Updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012, 13:01

About 40 people have died in nearly a year of nonstop unrest between Bahrain`s Sunni monarchy and majority Shi’ites.