The major strategic shift has dismayed human rights campaigners
Farida Ghulam and her husband are key members of Waad, a secular left-wing party that has called for a constitutional monarchy and an elected prime minister in the tiny Gulf kingdom
Court says release of document could damage relations with key Gulf ally
The idea peddled by the UK that the country is reforming is a complete myth
The involvement of the Bahraini Sheikh Salman bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa as a leading figure in Fifa’s committee that will determine whether the 2022 World Cup finals should be moved from its traditional summer date is a controversial one given previous allegations made against him over human rights issues.
Bahraini police fired tear gas and birdshot at demonstrators today, witnesses said, as protests called by activists to press demands for democratic change in the US-allied Gulf kingdom turned violent.
Authorities in bid to prevent reporting of mass protests demanding democratic rights in the island kingdom
Deal worth £700,000 signed with regime guilty of using excessive forces against pro-democracy activists
Formula One race due to take place this weekend
Government accused of rounding up troublemakers ahead of lucrative Grand Prix
F1 supremo refuses to postpone Grand Prix in the face of protests and threats of violence
Bahrain has been accused of arbitrarily detaining potential trouble-makers in house-to-house raids ahead of next month's Formula One Grand Prix, an event which will throw an international spotlight on the handling of anti-government protesters in the Kingdom.
Western concerns rise as ultraconservative Sunni faction strengthens grip on island's monarchy
No matter how much red tape we put in place, we have no control over how such weaponry is used
Two years on, little has changed as Shia muslims continue to protest against the Sunni government
Recent endeavours by Kim Kardashian and Paris Hilton in the Middle East have led to protests. Maybe it's time for the US to rethink its cultural exports, says Luke Blackall