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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.

GCC states set to borrow up to $390 billion by 2020: Report

The oil-rich Gulf states are expected to borrow between $285 billion and $390 billion through 2020 to finance budget deficits resulting from low oil price, a report said Sunday

Bahrain court jails 10 over police attack

Bahrain on Tuesday sentenced four people to life in prison and six others for up to 15 years for attacking police during a protest in a Shiite village, the prosecution said.

Bahrain uprising anniversary: 4 US reporters arrested

Bahrain has arrested four American journalists covering the anniversary of its 2011 uprising amid a long crackdown on dissent in the tiny Gulf nation, witnesses have said.

Indian citizens abducted by ISIS in Iraq: SC directs Centre to appoint Nodal Officer

Indian citizens abducted by ISIS in Iraq: SC directs Centre to appoint Nodal Officer

ISIS had abducted Indian construction workers in Iraq's Mosul city in June 2014.

39 Indians in ISIS captivity in Iraq: Arab world helping to get them free, says Sushma

39 Indians in ISIS captivity in Iraq: Arab world helping to get them free, says Sushma

Last year, the ministry had said that all 39 Indians held hostage in Iraq by the Islamic State are alive.

India, Arab League vow to combat terror, sources of funding

The meeting, which was opened by Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, culminated with the two sides issuing a joint statement - the Manama Declaration.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Bahrain for 1st India-Arab ministerial meeting

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Bahrain for 1st India-Arab ministerial meeting

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will hold bilateral meetings with foreign ministers of a number of Arab League countries.

India's Tejas versus Pakistan's Thunder at Bahrain Air Show

India’s indigenous Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas would be seen soaring majestically in the Bahrain sky against Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder fighter produced with Chinese help. Watch the full video to know more.

Shi'ite Muslim cleric beheading row: Saudi Arabia-Iran crisis deepens as Bahrain, Sudan, UAE cut ties

Shi'ite Muslim cleric beheading row: Saudi Arabia-Iran crisis deepens as Bahrain, Sudan, UAE cut ties

"Bahrain decided to break off diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and calls upon all members of the mission to leave the kingdom within 48 hours," BNA said.