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Activists said dozens more were wounded in the clashes, but no official toll was immediately available.
Shi’a MP Abbas Al-Madi was at his home in the town of Deir, near the capital Manama, during the early Monday attack that left parts of his house damaged and burnt.
Bahrain will ask foreign ministers of the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council to discuss “placing Hezbollah on the terror list” at a meeting in Saudi Arabia
They were accused of writing remarks “undermining the values and traditions of Bahrain’s society towards the king on Twitter,”
By: Rasheed Hammouda As the Gulf’s major players compete to be crowned the region’s finance king, Egypt may end up benefitting from being left out of the race entirely The race to be MENA’s top financial hub has been heating up over the past few years, a race that Cairo has been noticeably absent from. …
Shi’as, inspired by the Arab Spring in 2011, have been pushing to be given a greater say in the small country’s affairs
Egypt looking to US to take the lead in reigniting the Middle East peace process
Bahrain was rocked by month-long pro-democracy protests led by the kingdom’s Shi’as in early 2011 that were crushed with the help of Gulf troops led by Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia
Bahrain has witnessed two years of political upheaval linked to opposition demands for a real constitutional monarchy
“Ulrichsen has consistently propagated views de-legitimising the Bahraini monarchy,” the ministry was quoted as saying by WAM state news agency.
After the burial, a crowd of protesters tried to march on “Pearl Square” in Manama, the focus of the February-March 2011 uprising.
Bahrain’s Court of Cassation on Monday upheld jail terms served by a lower court on the 13 activists for allegedly plotting to overthrow the monarchy
The 13 activists took part in 2011 anti-government protests and were convicted by a military tribunal on charges that included “setting up terror groups to topple the regime”
The Gulf state has experienced unrest since March last year when the authorities crushed protests led by the Shi’a Muslim majority
Bahrain highlights the use of double standards when defending human rights.
Bahrain’s Revolution and President Morsy
The jailed Shiite medics called their action “The Lost Justice,” and have stopped taking food and medicine.
Rajab starts a hunger strike from behind bars for being refused the right to attend his mother’s funeral
Prominent activist has eight charges pending and three more trials in progress
Iranian leaders speak out on war with Israel ahead of UN General Assembly meeting
Iran could launch a pre-emptive strike if Israel prepares to attack it
Interior ministry recruits 500 new police officers
Bahraini MOI accuses Al-Wefaq of violating law
Bahraini uprising continues, as the tear gas covers Manama
Bahrain activists found guilty of “conspiring to overthrow the government, having contact with foreign entities, and violating provisions of the constitution”
A mass rally in Bahrain for liberty and democracy
Morsy speech at NAM mistranslated to avoid reference to Syria fighting
Maryam Al-Khawaja denied entrance to Egypt for “Top secret”
Security forces arrest more men, as human rights organisations’ criticism continue
Eye witnesses told BCHR, Hussam was shot with shotgun pellets which made him fall to the ground. Then, one of his family members witnessed him getting kicked repeatedly by a man in civilian clothing while security forces stood idly watching