Two Bahrain police killed in `terror` blast: Ministry

An explosion has killed two policemen and wounded six others in a Shiite-dominated area of Bahrain, the interior ministry said Tuesday, describing it as a "terror" attack.

Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf`s conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition.

Bahrain detains pair accused of smuggling arms from Iran

Bahrain said it detained two men accused of trying to smuggle weapons from Iran, with which the small Gulf kingdom has strained relations.

Bahrain king pardons Shiite activist Rajab for 'health reasons'

Bahrain's King Hamad on Monday pardoned leading rights activist Nabeel Rajab, serving a six-month jail sentence, for "health reasons", the official news agency BNA reported.

Bahrain king pardons Shiite activist Rajab for `health reasons`

Bahrain`s King Hamad on Monday pardoned leading rights activist Nabeel Rajab, serving a six-month jail sentence, for "health reasons", the official news agency BNA reported.

Sunnis, Shi'ites hold joint prayers in Bahrain
Sunnis, Shi'ites hold joint prayers in Bahrain

 Dozens of Shi'ites and Sunnis prayed side by side on Friday in a mosque near the capital of Bahrain, a country hit since 2011 by Shi'ite-led protests against its Sunni rulers.

US lifts hold on military aid to Bahrain after crackdown

The United States said Monday it was resuming security aid to Bahrain`s military forces, citing "meaningful progress" on human rights four years after the kingdom`s deadly crackdown on anti-government protesters.

Kuwait mosque bomber raised no red flags, transited Bahrain

Gulf authorities say the Saudi man who blew himself up in a Kuwaiti mosque last week arrived on a flight from the island nation of Bahrain and had no background suggesting he planned to carry out a terrorist attack.

Bahraini opposition leader released after four years

 A top Bahraini opposition leader was released after more than four years in prison for his role in protests calling for reform in the Gulf kingdom.

Iran, US slam Bahrain for jailing opposition leader

 Iran and the US have condemned the sentencing of a Shia opposition leader to four years in prison by a Bahraini court.

Bahrain sentences opposition leader to four years in jail

Bahrain sentenced opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman to four years in jail on Tuesday on charges of inciting unrest, his supporters and government officials said.

Amnesty urges release of Bahrain opposition leader ahead of verdict
Amnesty urges release of Bahrain opposition leader ahead of verdict

Amnesty International called on Bahrain on Monday to free its most prominent opposition figure, a day before an expected verdict on charges that he incited violence against the Gulf Arab state`s monarchy.

Indian worker in Bahrain accused of molestation released

An Indian supermarket employee, who was arrested last month for allegedly molesting a 10-year-old girl at a shopping mall, has been released, a media report said on Monday.

Teen to be reunited with Indian father after nine years

 An Indian teenager, who remained stranded in Bahrain for nine years due to lack of legal documents and identity papers, is set for a reunion with his father, a media report said today.

Bahrain jails 57 Shiites on bomb plot charges

A court in Bahrain has handed down sentences of up to life imprisonment against 57 Shiites accused of plotting attacks against police and other targets, state media reported.

Indian teen in Bahrain to be reunited with father

An Indian teenager who remained stranded in Bahrain since 2006 is to be reunited with his father in India on Friday.

Bahrain says it has broken up Shi'ite group involved in terrorism

Bahrain said on Sunday it had broken up a banned anti-government Shi`ite Muslim group behind a series of attacks and arrested several of its members.

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India-made Maggi noodles banned in Bahrain

Bahrain has imposed a ban on Indian manufactured Maggi noodles of Nestle, media reported on Sunday.

Bahrain says Shiite `terrorist` group busted

Bahraini authorities say they have busted a 14-member Shiite "terrorist" group accused of having carried out bomb attacks on police and civilians in the Sunni-ruled monarchy.