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Bahrain Says To Review Some Verdicts Over Unrest

A statement on the official BNA news agency said the move came in response to the recommendations of an inquiry Bahrain commissioned into the turmoil.

January 3, 2012 7:57

Youth Protesters, Police Clash Across Bahrain

Activists said in Twitter messages that a youth died after being injured in clashes in Sitra village. There was no immediate report on state media about the incident.

January 1, 2012 11:55
Best of the Web: March 18, 2011

Best of the Web: March 18, 2011

Victoria’s Secret’s Secret; The Japan syndrome; Groupon’s IPO; Middle East was 'born in crisis'; When Will We Learn?

March 18, 2011 9:25

Bahrain promises government jobs, protests continue

Bahrain's Ministry of Interior to create 20,000 jobs; Announcement seen as move to give Shi'ites jobs; Protesters stage first sit-in outside cabinet.

March 6, 2011 3:35

Gulf states mull aid to protest-hit Oman, Bahrain

Fund aimed at helping Bahrain and Oman; Gulf finance ministers to meet Saturday; Oman denies fund proposal.

March 5, 2011 2:38

Bahrain begins freeing political prisoners – MP

Bahrain began freeing political prisoners.

February 23, 2011 11:37
For Bahraini Shi’ites, a long trudge to equality

For Bahraini Shi’ites, a long trudge to equality

Shi'ites complain of systemic jobs discrimination; they are angered by naturalisation of Sunni immigrants.

February 22, 2011 12:55

Bahrain opposition figure to return in test for talks

Exiled Shi'ite opposition leader set to return.

February 22, 2011 11:46
Bahrain crisis could unseat long-serving premier

Bahrain crisis could unseat long-serving premier

Inspired by the fall of seemingly impregnable leaders in Egypt and Tunisia, popular protests in Bahrain may finally dislodge the world's longest-serving prime minister.

February 21, 2011 12:30
The way forward

The way forward

There's an opportunity for Middle Eastern states in the unrest engulfing the region, argues this Arab News editorial. But they must do more to address the economic problems of their people.

February 21, 2011 12:24