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Jailed Bahraini opposition leader denied medical treatment - son

LONDON Bahraini opposition leader Hassan Mushaima is being denied vital medical care in jail in the Gulf state, says his son Ali Mushaima, on hunger strike outside Bahrain's London embassy.

Bahrain says supports Saudi Arabia in rights row with Canada 06 Aug 2018

DUBAI Bahrain said on Monday it stood with Saudi Arabia in a political row with Canada, rejecting what it called Ottawa's interference in Riyadh's internal affairs.

U.N. rights experts tell Bahrain to release jailed activists 26 Jul 2018

GENEVA United Nations human rights experts called on Bahrain on Thursday to release detained activists, end restrictions on freedom of expression, and end discrimination against women.

U.N. rights experts tell Bahrain to release jailed activists 26 Jul 2018

GENEVA United Nations human rights experts called on Bahrain on Thursday to release detained activists, end restrictions on freedom of expression, and end discrimination against women.

U.S. adds Iran-backed group in Bahrain to terrorism list 10 Jul 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it had designated al-Ashtar Brigades, which it described as an Iran-backed terrorist group in Bahrain, as a foreign terrorist organisation.

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Bahrain's top Shi'ite cleric allowed to seek treatment abroad 09 Jul 2018

DUBAI Bahrain's top Shi'ite Muslim cleric, who has been accused of inciting sectarian strife and has been living virtually confined to his home, has been allowed to travel to London for medical treatment, an opposition figure said on Monday.

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Exclusive - Bahrain Steel says Anglo declared force majeure on contract after spills 27 Jun 2018

RIO DE JANEIRO/DUBAI Anglo American has suspended a contract to supply Bahrain Steel with iron ore, the Gulf-based company said, in the latest headache for the miner's troubled Brazilian project after spills from a pipeline that carries the commodity to port.

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Bahrain appeals acquittal of opposition leaders 27 Jun 2018

DUBAI Bahrain's public prosecutor has appealed a court ruling that acquitted three senior leaders of the country's main opposition group on charges of spying for Qatar, state news agency BNA reported on Wednesday.

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Saudi, Kuwait and UAE to announce measures to support Bahrain's economy 27 Jun 2018

DUBAI Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates will soon announce an integrated programme to support Bahrain's economic reforms and its fiscal stability, a joint statement from the three Gulf states said on Tuesday.

France seeks to calm Bahrain after rights criticism 22 Jun 2018

PARIS France sought to assuage Bahrain on Friday after rare criticism by its ambassador to the kingdom over human rights and an honorary citizenship by Paris of a rights campaigner sparked anger in Manama, three sources said.