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Activists: Bahrain Shiite cleric under house arrest is ill

Activists: Bahrain Shiite cleric under house arrest is ill

By Associated Press November 27 at 6:12 AM DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Activists say a prominent Shiite cleric who has been under house arrest in Bahrain after having his citizenship stripped is seriously ill. They say doctors visited Sheikh Isa Qassim ...

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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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Iran denies involvement in Bahrain pipeline attack

Iran denies involvement in Bahrain pipeline attack

By Associated Press November 12 at 2:12 AM TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has denied allegations it was behind a militant attack on a pipeline outside Bahrain’s capital.Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi was quoted by the state-run IRNA news agency Sunday as rejecting ...

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Iran rejects involvement in Bahrain pipeline blast

Iran rejects involvement in Bahrain pipeline blast

Iran has rejected claims it was involved in an oil pipeline blast near Bahrain’s capital, Manama, calling the allegations “baseless and cheap”. An explosion ripped through the pipeline near the village of Buri late on Friday night, damaging cars and nearby ...

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Bahrain dissident who ‘spied’ for Qatar to stand trial

Bahrain dissident who ‘spied’ for Qatar to stand trial

By AFP PUBLISHED: 11:01, 12 November 2017 | UPDATED: 11:01, 12 November 2017 A Bahraini cleric (L) walks past a cardboard cutout showing jailed opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman, head of the Shiite Al-Wefaq movement, during a protest on May 29, 2016 against his arrest ...

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Iran Denies Involvement In Bahrain Pipeline Blast

Iran Denies Involvement In Bahrain Pipeline Blast

Iran has rejected claims that it was behind an explosion that caused a fire at Bahrain’s main oil pipeline as “baseless and cheap.” Bahraini authorities “should know that the era of making such absurd and false statements and the time ...

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