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Gulf block remains in deadlock one year on
Gulf block remains in deadlock one year on
One year has passed since Saudi Arabia and its allies cut ties with Qatar, sparking the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf in years.
Saudi permanently closes only land border with Qatar
Saudi permanently closes only land border with Qatar
Saudi Arabia has permanently closed its only land border with Qatar, which continues to be blockaded by the kingdom and some of its other Gulf...
Seismic shifts in the Gulf in Qatar stand-off
Seismic shifts in the Gulf in Qatar stand-off
The most prosperous country in the world is under siege as fellow states look on, some in awe, others in fear, and many with glee. Qatar, host of...
Bahrain compensates families of slain protesters
Bahrain compensates families of slain protesters
It was the first time the authorities had paid compensation for those who perished when the security forces crushed the February-March 2011 protests,...
Bahrain draws fire for charging a child for protesting
Bahrain draws fire for charging a child for protesting
On Wednesday morning, the primary school pupil from suburban Manama stood in court and listened as the case against him was spelled out: Hasan had...
Bahrain activist taken to court over insulting tweets
Bahrain activist taken to court over insulting tweets
"The charge against me is vindictive and is due to my rights activism," Rajab told a judge at Manama's Minor Criminal Court on Wednesday, insisting...
Retrial for Bahrain's hunger striker
Retrial for Bahrain's hunger striker
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,...
Bahraini protester's death sparks riot
Bahraini protester's death sparks riot
A Bahraini protester found dead on a rooftop after clashes with police during the Formula One Grand Prix at the weekend was apparently killed by...
Despite protests, Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead
Despite protests, Bahrain Grand Prix to go ahead
The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix was poised to take off on Sunday despite calls for fresh protests and attempts by protesters to block roads to...
Protesters and police clash ahead of F1 Grand Prix
Protesters and police clash ahead of F1 Grand Prix
Dozens of protesters clashed with police across Shiite villages close to the circuit where Bahrain's controversial Formula One Grand Prix takes...
Alarm bells ringing ahead of Bahrain Grand Prix
Alarm bells ringing ahead of Bahrain Grand Prix
Safety fears grew ahead of this weekend's Formula One Grand Prix in Bahrain on Thursday after members of the Force India team were caught up in a...
Bahrainis target Shi'ite communities over bomb attack
Bahrainis target Shi'ite communities over bomb attack
Bahrainis wielding knives and sticks attacked residents of the kingdom's Shi'ite villages overnight beating them in retaliation for a bomb attack...

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