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Bahrain cuts opposition chief's jail term: Judicial source

Bahrain's top court on Monday reduced the jail sentence of Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, who has been in prison since 2014, a judicial source said. 

Iran says Bahrain terror cell claims `delusional`

Iran rejected as "delusional" on Tuesday Bahraini claims that it was behind a "terrorist" cell accused of planning attacks on senior figures and security personnel in the Gulf kingdom.

Missing Indian found in Serbia: Sushma Swaraj

 An Indian who went missing in Serbia has been found, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today said, holding the agent who sent him there responsible for the incident and recommended "exemplary punishment" to him.

International Women’s Day 2017: Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art at Bahrain beach a tribute to womanhood

International Women’s Day 2017: Sudarsan Pattnaik’s sand art at Bahrain beach a tribute to womanhood

Sudarsan Pattnaik, who hails from the eastern coastal state of Odisha, is a Padma Shri awardee and has won a number of international sand art competitions.

Bahrain executes 3 prisoners for first time in decade

Bahrain on Sunday executed three prisoners who had been convicted of carrying out an attack in 2014 that killed three policemen, the first death penalties in the Arab country in a decade.

In new video, Islamic States calls for attacks on US bases in Bahrain

In new video, Islamic States calls for attacks on US bases in Bahrain

The Islamic State has now called its followers to launch attacks in Bahrain targeting American military personnel stationed on the tiny island.

India ready to reinforce joint counter-terrorism cooperation with Bahrain: Rajanth Singh

India ready to reinforce joint counter-terrorism cooperation with Bahrain: Rajanth Singh

Continuing India's fight against terrorism in the global area, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh who is on a visit to Bahrain, said that terrorism is a threat to the whole world and asserted that India is ready to reinforce joint counter terrorism cooperation with Bahrain.

Rajnath Singh to visit Bahrain; to flag Pak-sponsored terrorism in JK

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will flag the issue of Pakistan-sponsored cross border terrorism in India with top leadership of Bahrain and discuss with them on how to enhance anti-terror cooperation during his two-day visit to the Gulf kingdom beginning Sunday.

Bahrain says Congress vote on Saudi 9/11 bill will harm US

Bahrain warned Thursday that the United States would be the loser from Congress`s vote to override President Barack Obama`s veto of a bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.

Bahrain rebuffs British, US allies over opposition ban

Bahrain rebuffs British, US allies over opposition ban

Bahrain has rebuffed its British and US allies over a controversial ban on the kingdom`s largest opposition group, insisting it will brook no interference in its internal affairs.

Bahrain to try top Shiite cleric for money laundering

A Bahraini cleric will go on trial next month on charges of collecting funds illegally and money laundering, the public prosecutor said on Saturday.

Woman dies, children hurt in Bahrain bomb blast: Police

A Bahraini woman died and three children sustained minor injuries when their car was hit by a bomb blast on Thursday that police said was carried out by "terrorists" in southern Bahrain.

Saudi cop shot dead in Shiite district: Ministry

The shooting came despite the deployment of armoured vehicles at checkpoints in the area this week, according to a resident.
 

United Nations​ criticizes repression in Bahrain, urges dialogue

United Nations​ criticizes repression in Bahrain, urges dialogue

A UN special adviser sharply criticized Bahrain's government today for repressing opponents and revoking the citizenship of the Gulf state's top Shiite religious leader.

Bahrain removing cleric`s citizenship will create `fire` in region: Iran general

Bahrain`s decision to strip its top Shi`ite cleric of his citizenship will create "a flame of fire" in the Sunni-ruled country and the region, a top Iranian general said late Monday according to state media.

Bahrain strips citizenship of top Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim

Bahrain strips citizenship of top Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim

There was no immediate indication of Qassim`s fate but, in theory, he would be left stateless and could face deportation through a legal process.
 

Bahrain jails 8 Shiites, revokes nationality

A Bahraini court sentenced eight Shiites to 15-year jail terms for forming a terror group.

Top human rights activist rearrested in Bahrain: Family

Leading Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab was rearrested on Monday by security forces in the Gulf island state, his family said on Twitter.

Bahrain foils attempt to smuggle terror suspects via boat

Bahrain authorities in the past have seized weapons shipments which they claim were sent by Iran to create instability in the Gulf.

Women from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana being sold to Gulf like products in retail shop: Minister

Women from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana being sold to Gulf like products in retail shop: Minister

 Andhra Pradesh's Minister for Non-Resident Indian Welfare, Palle Raghunatha Reddy, has written a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a bid to gain her attention towards the plight of women domestic workers from Andhra Pradesh languishing in jails in Gulf states.