Radical opposition groups behind a spate of attacks on Bahrain’s police could unwittingly be creating a ‘fertile environment’ for Islamic State (IS) sympathisers, according to an intelligence report. IHS Jane, a British publi
A prominent opposition figure who has just been released from jail on a royal pardon will go on trial in Bahrain this month on new charges of urging the overthrow of the government, state news agency BNA said on Wednesday.
Bahraini authorities have suspended the country's main opposition newspaper, accusing it of threatening national unity and relations with other states, the official news agency BNA reported late on Thursday.
The main Western-backed Syrian opposition, long distrustful of Russia over its backing of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, is due to visit Moscow next week amid a renewed diplomatic push to settle the conflict, a source and Russian wi
Bahrain has sentenced opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman to four years in jail in connection with spreading sectarian hate and insulting a government body.
The secretary-general of Al Wefaq National Islamic Society was yesterday
Many voters living in areas considered opposition strongholds in Bahrain ignored boycott calls again as they cast their ballots in the second round of polls yesterday (November 29), a report said.
They headed to 12 polling station
Veteran United Nations official Staffan de Mistura, a former UN special envoy to Afghanistan and Iraq, will replace Lakhdar Brahimi as the international mediator seeking an end to Syria's civil war, diplomats said.
Legal action could be taken against two senior Bahraini opposition members for violating a ministerial decree.
Al Wefaq National Islamic Society secretary general Shaikh Ali Salman and his assistant for politic
Bahrain's Foreign Ministry has declared US Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour Tomasz P Malinowski persona non grata and asked him to leave the country immediately.
The ministry said that he fla
A Bahraini opposition leader has been cleared of having links to an outlawed terrorist group, potentially injecting new impetus to a dialogue process designed to end the country's political stalemate.