Bahrain has paid out $2.6-million in compensation to the families of 17 people killed in last year's bloody crackdown on Shi'ite-led protests.
At a time when most 11-year-old boys are looking forward to the school holidays, Ali Hasan is preparing for his trial in Bahrain.
Prominent Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab has a told a court that a charge he tweeted insults against the government was "vindictive".
A Bahraini court has ordered a retrial for jailed hunger striker Abdulhadi al-Khawaja and 20 other men convicted of leading an uprising last year.
A protester found dead on a rooftop after clashes with police during the Bahrain Grand Prix at the weekend was apparently killed by birdshot rounds.
The Bahrain Grand Prix is poised to take off on Sunday despite calls for more protests and attempts to block roads to the race track.
Dozens of protesters clashed with police close to the circuit where Bahrain's controversial Formula One Grand Prix takes place this weekend.
Safety fears are growing ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix after members of the Force India team got caught up in a petrol bomb incident.
Bahrainis wielding knives and sticks have attacked residents of Shi'ite villages, beating them in retaliation for a bomb attack against the police.
A jailed Bahraini activist who has been on hunger strike for 58 days was moved to a hospital and fed intravenously after his health deteriorated.
Bahrain is trying to clean up its human rights image by installing video cameras in police stations as anti-government protests continue.
Formula One's Bernie Ecclestone has backed Bahrain to put on an incident-free race in 2012 but agreed that unforeseen events could force a re-think.
Bahrain has sentenced one of its citizens and two foreigners to 10 years in prison for spying for Iran's Revolutionary Guards.
President Obama has commited the US to promoting reform in the Arab world, but his "Arab Spring" speech had stern words for Israelis and Palestinians.
Bahrain has detained doctors and other medics as part of a crackdown on mainly Shi'ite pro-democracy protesters, the opposition said on Tuesday.
Small protests broke out in Bahrain's capital for a planned Day of Rage on Friday despite a ban under martial law imposed last week, but were crushed.
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa said a foreign plot against his kingdom had been foiled.
The United States issued a sharp rebuke to Bahrain on Wednesday, after a day of crackdowns on demonstrators.
Hundreds of Bahrainis gathered on Friday to bury an activist killed in a crackdown on mainly Shi'ite Muslim protesters.
Did you hear it? The clamour from Western governments for democracy in Saudi Arabia? The howls of outrage from the White House?