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Bahrain Buying US Support via Trade Deals: Cleric

Bahrain Buying US Support via Trade Deals: Cleric

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Bahraini crown prince’s recent visit to the White House and signing of multi-billion-dollar deals with Washington were aimed at buying US support, a member of the presiding board of Bahrain’s Ulema Council said. The Al Khalifa ...

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Mass protests continue to grow in Bahrain

Mass protests continue to grow in Bahrain

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:50 PM) – Mass anti-government protests continue to swell in Bahrain on the second day of intensified popular unrest in the small Gulf kingdom. Protest marches were held in the village of Sanabis on the outskirts of the ...

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Bahrain opposition chief denies colluding with Qatar

Bahrain opposition chief denies colluding with Qatar

Bahrain’s jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to new charges of working with the kingdom’s Gulf rival Qatar to overthrow the Sunni minority government. The trial comes amid a bitter diplomatic spat now approaching ...

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Higher Education Academy under pressure over Bahrain links

Higher Education Academy under pressure over Bahrain links

Academics claim that partnership ‘undermines’ organisation and allows University of Bahrain to ‘normalise’ country’s regime November 28, 2017 By Ellie Bothwell Twitter: @elliebothwell The UK’s Higher Education Academy is under pressure to cut ties with Bahrain after academics warned that its activities ...

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Bahrain dissident chief boycotts Qatar-linked trial

Bahrain dissident chief boycotts Qatar-linked trial

By AFP PUBLISHED: 09:43, 27 November 2017 | UPDATED: 12:28, 27 November 2017 Bahrain’s jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman refused to appear in court Monday to face charges of contacts with Qatar to “overthrow the regime”, the attorney general said. Salman and two ...

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Bahrain court upholds jail term for activist Rajab

Bahrain court upholds jail term for activist Rajab

DUBAI: A Bahraini appeals court on Wednesday upheld a two-year jail sentence against high-profile activist Nabeel Rajab, a judicial source said, in a case condemned by rights groups. The source, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the court in Manama ...

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Bahrain court upholds jail term for activist Rajab

An appeal by Nabeel Rajab’s attorneys is unsuccessful, according to judicial source A Bahraini Shiite Muslim youth holds a picture of prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab during a demonstration. (MOHAMMED ALSHAIKH/AFP/GettyImages) A Bahraini appeals court on Wednesday upheld a two-year ...

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