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Bahrain court jails protest leader over tweets

A prominent Bahraini protest leader, Nabeel Rajab, was sentenced to three months in prison over a tweet against the prime minister which the court said insulted Bahrainis, Rajab's lawyer and a colleague said.

July 9, 2012 5:02
 
Thousands of Bahrainis march, demand rights

Thousands of Bahrainis march, demand rights

“Down, down Hamad," chanted protestors, waving Bahraini flags and raising their fists in the air as police helicopters buzzed overhead.

September 11, 2011 3:29
 

Kuwait to mediate in Bahrain crisis

Wefaq drops demands; Bahrain eases curfew by one hour

March 27, 2011 4:45
 
Bahrain’s BAPCO oil output fall due overhaul

Bahrain’s BAPCO oil output fall due overhaul

BAPCO back to full capacity in the first week of April; 80 percent of the workforce coming to work; Gas supplies for power, aluminium industry uninterrupted

March 20, 2011 4:18
 
Bahrain forces attack protesters

Bahrain forces attack protesters

Casualties reported as security forces drive out pro-democracy protesters from capital's Pearl Roundabout.

March 16, 2011 3:42
 

Bahrain declares martial law after Saudi troops arrive

Bahrain TV says state of emergency to last 3 months; Iran says Gulf intervention unacceptable; Recasts with martial law, quotes, colour

March 15, 2011 3:48
 

Saudi sends 1,000 troops, Bahrain Shi’ites call it “war”

Royal adviser says Gulf troops have arrived; Shi'ite opposition groups call it declaration of war; Pro-govt newspapers say will protect strategic facilities

March 14, 2011 4:00
 

Unrest Across The Middle East

A round up of both the political protests and efforts in the Middle East this weekend

February 26, 2011 1:32
 

Bahrain Reshuffles Cabinet After Unrest

Bahrain reshuffles cabinet - government sources; Health, housing and cabinet affairs likely to be replaced; Reshuffle seen as gesture to opposition

February 26, 2011 1:27
 

Motor racing-Ecclestone to let Bahrain decide fate of F1 race

"He will decide whether it's safe for us to be there," Ecclestone tells the BBC

February 20, 2011 3:10
 
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