MANAMA - Bahrain has asked a court to temporarily suspend the activities of two more opposition groups, state news agency BNA said on Thursday, in a move that could further deepen political tensions in the Gulf Arab state.
MANAMA - Bahrain's Justice Ministry has asked a court to suspend the activities of the country's main Shi'ite Muslim opposition group, a move that could set back efforts to restart reconciliation talks in the Gulf Arab kingdom.
VIENNA - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday expressed his deep concern to Bahrain Foreign Minister Khaled al-Khalifa over the expulsion of a U.S. diplomat for meeting with an opposition leader and over charges brought against the politician.
MANAMA - Bahrain has charged the country's most senior opposition leader and one of his aides with holding an illegal meeting with a U.S. diplomat, the public prosecutor's office said on Thursday.
DUBAI - Bahrain interrogated its top opposition leader on Wednesday after expelling a senior U.S. diplomat for meeting him, a remarkable slap at Washington from an ally that hosts the U.S. Navy's Middle East fleet.
MANAMA - Bahrain's main Shi'ite Muslim opposition group said on Tuesday the interior ministry had summoned its leader for interrogation after he met a visiting U.S. official who was subsequently ordered to leave the kingdom.
MANAMA - A Bahraini policeman died on Saturday of wounds sustained in a bombing that the Interior Ministry said was a terrorist act.
MANAMA - A senior member of Bahrain's Shi'ite opposition said he was cleared of terrorism charges on Wednesday, a move that could help stalled talks with the government to try and end months of sporadic unrest.
SPIELBERG Austria - Formula One teams have agreed that testing will be confined to Europe next year, after two in Bahrain before the start of this season, as part of newly agreed cost saving measures.
GENEVA - One of the Arab world's best-known human rights activists urged his native Bahrain on Wednesday to look beyond the Sunni-Shi'ite divide to end a political stand-off in the U.S.-allied kingdom.