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Qatar regrets Bahrain’s visa imposition on Qataris

Qatar regrets Bahrain’s visa imposition on Qataris

Qatar has expressed regret over Bahrain’s decision to impose an entry visa on Qatari nationals and residents amid a political deadlock between the Gulf countries. Ali Khalfan Al Mansouri, the country’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva, said in a statement on Tuesday that these “unprecedented ...

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Bahrain jails 19 Shias accused of spying for Iran

Bahrain jails 19 Shias accused of spying for Iran

A Bahraini court has jailed 19 Shia Muslims on charges of spying for regional rivals Iran and plotting to overthrow the regime in the Sunni-ruled kingdom. Bahraini court on Monday sentenced 19 Shia Muslims to lengthy jail terms on charges ...

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Bahrain court jails UK-based activist’s relatives

Bahrain court jails UK-based activist’s relatives

A court in Bahrain has sentenced three relatives of a prominent UK-based human rights activist to three years in prison on terrorism-related charges. Sayed Ahmed Alwadaei’s brother-in-law, mother-in-law and a cousin were found guilty of planting “fake bombs”. Mr Alwadaei ...

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Roadside bombing kills Bahrain police officer, wounds 8

Roadside bombing kills Bahrain police officer, wounds 8

By Associated Press October 28 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Authorities in Bahrain say a roadside bomb has killed a police officer and wounded eight others. Shiite militants applauded the attack and attributed it to a little-known group. Bahrain’s Interior Ministry said ...

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Bahrain temporarily frees female activist: rights groups

Bahrain temporarily frees female activist: rights groups

2017-10-24 05:32  Dubai – Bahrain has temporarily freed a female activist who has accused her government of torture in detention, rights groups said on Monday. Ebtisam al-Saegh was released late on Sunday pending her trial on “terrorism” charges, Amnesty International ...

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Bahrain Temporarily Frees Female Activist

Bahrain Temporarily Frees Female Activist

by Naharnet Newsdesk Yesterday  Bahrain has temporarily freed a female activist who has accused her government of torture in detention, rights groups said Monday. Ebtisam al-Saegh was released late Sunday pending her trial on “terrorism” charges, Amnesty International and the Bahrain Institute ...

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Bahrain sends civilian ‘cell’ to military court

Bahrain sends civilian ‘cell’ to military court

Dubai, Oct 22 Bahraini authorities have referred a group of civilians accused of targeting security forces to a military court, state media said today, months after a constitutional amendment expanded the court’s reach. General Youssef Rashid Fleifel, the head of ...

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