DOHA - Bahrain and other Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) members sent planes to attack a number of "terrorist" sites, the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) General Headquarters said on Tuesday, state news agency BNA reported.
BEIRUT - The U.S. military said on Tuesday its partners in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria included Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
MANAMA - Bahrain's Crown Prince said on Friday political parties had identified five areas of "common ground" including potential parliamentary and judicial reforms, in a bid to end years of instability in the U.S.-allied Gulf Arab island state.
MANAMA - Bahrain's ministry of interior said on Thursday it had released human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja from detention as she awaits trial, amid international criticism of her treatment.
MANAMA - A Bahraini judge on Saturday postponed the start of the trial of human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja by 10 days and ordered that she remain in custody, her lawyer said.
MANAMA - Bahraini authorities detained prominent human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja on Saturday on her arrival at the Gulf state's airport, her mother told Reuters.
MANAMA - Bahrain has banned three Muslim clerics from preaching in mosques, accusing them of violating the "ethics and principles of religious discourse", in what opposition activists said was part of a crackdown on dissent.
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.