Bahrain

Bahrain police raid targets cleric's supporters

One man reportedly shot, while another died after being tortured in an early dawn raid in the village of Diraz.

Bahrain police raid targets cleric's supporters

Middle East

Bahrain city hall set on fire after executions

Protests erupt after the firing squad execution of three Shia men accused of 2014 deadly bombing.

Bahrain city hall set on fire after executions

Middle East

Bahrain executes three men over police killings

Trio convicted of carrying out a 2014 deadly attack on police executed by firing squad, state news agency reports.

Bahrain executes three over police killings

Bahrain

Armed men attack Bahrain prison, policeman killed

Attackers of prison south of Manama kill one police officer and free prisoners held on terrorism charges, police say.

Armed men free inmates from Jau prison near Manama

Human Rights

Bahraini activist Najeeb Rajab to remain in custody

Court orders release, but prosecutor rules it out, citing other charges pending against the Bahraini activist.

Activist Najeeb Rajab to remain in custody

Bahrain

UK think-tank probed for accepting secret Bahrain funds

Questions raised about independence of International Institute of Strategic Studies after multimillion-dollar deal.

UK think-tank probed for accepting secret Bahrain funds

Inside Story

Why did Bahrain ban Al Jazeera from the GCC summit?

Al Jazeera Media Network was denied entry into Bahrain where members of the Gulf Cooperative Council are meeting.

Bahrain

Britain to deepen security cooperation with the GCC

Addressing the GCC's annual summit PM Theresa May said she is "clear-eyed" on the threats posed by ISIL and Iran.

Britain to deepen security cooperation with the GCC

GCC

Bahrain authorities block Al Jazeera from GCC summit

Al Jazeera journalist refused entry into Manama despite having submitted required paperwork on time.

Human Rights

US calls for release of Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab

Rajab might be facing charges of trying to "undermine the kingdom" after The New York Times published a letter by him.

US calls for release of Bahraini activist Nabeel Rajab

Bahrain

Bahrain dissolves main opposition party

Manama dissolves main Shia opposition group Al-Wefaq, accusing it of fostering violence in the island kingdom.

Bahrain dissolves main Shia opposition Al-Wefaq party

Politics

Bahraini woman killed in roadside bomb attack

Three children also wounded in explosion near al-Eker village that authorities called "terrorist" attack.

Bahraini woman killed in roadside bomb attack

Bahrain

Iran says Bahrain crosses 'red line' in row over cleric

Top Revolutionary Guard commander says Manama's move against Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim could "set region on fire".

Iran warns Bahrain over revoking cleric's citizenship

Bahrain

Bahrain strips spiritual leader of nationality

Sheikh Isa Qassim accused of fomenting "extremist" sectarian atmosphere, a week after suspension of Al-Wefaq group.

Bahrain strips Sheikh Isa Qassim of nationality

Bahrain

Bahraini court suspends Al-Wefaq opposition group

The Shia group is accused of creating "an environment for terrorism, extremism and violence".

Bahraini court suspends Al-Wefaq opposition group