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Bahrain braces for anti-government protests
Police set razor wire and checkpoints outside Shia villages ahead of planned demonstrations.
Last updated: 13 Aug 2013 20:20 GMT
Bahrain rejects US report on human rights
Manama voices 'dismay' over US report on human rights situation, while UN Torture Investigator has trip cancelled.
Last updated: 25 Apr 2013 12:30 GMT
Bahrain holds talks to end political deadlock
Negotiators for six opposition parties took part in first government-sponsored reconciliation talks since July 2011.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2013 02:13 GMT
Bahrain arrests suspects behind deadly blasts
Arrests come a day after five bombs killed two and injured five people in districts in the capital Manama.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2012 20:34 GMT
Bahraini activist jailed for three years
Nabeel Rajab given one year for each of three cases related to participating in peaceful protests in island kingdom.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 12:12 GMT
Leadership deficit on both sides prolongs the unfinished uprisings
As Arab Spring opposition groups enjoy popular legitimacy but lack power, they can't afford an unintelligent approach.
Last updated: 08 May 2012 14:05 GMT
Bahrain activists set off Grand Prix protests
Hundreds march after opposition bloc calls for week of protests to coincide with racing event in Manama.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2012 22:00 GMT
Little optimism as Bahrainis talk about talks
Sectarianism and complicated demands from all sides make it unlikely that a planned "national dialogue" will go forward.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2012 08:06 GMT
One year later, Bahrain slow to reform
The government has taken few steps to implement the recommendations of an independent inquiry into last year's unrest.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2012 05:25 GMT
Crackdown in Bahrain: Notes from the field
Despite the protests, the Al Khalifa family does not look like it will be dethroned, but that may come with a cost.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2011 17:35 GMT
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