The Gulf Cooperation Council has agreed to introduce VAT following costly military campaigns and a drop in global oil prices
In one case, a detainee in the report describes an officer shoving something under his nose and being told it was “the blood of people who don’t co-operate
'They can send me anywhere, but not Bahrain'
Ali Isa Hasan, who has depression and sickle cell anaemia, fled to Britain amid fears he faced imprisonment and torture
The idea peddled by the UK that the country is reforming is a complete myth
For the third day running in Jerez, Red Bull were forced to bring an early end to their test.
The man – described as 'connected to the Bahrain royal family' – was found to be a central player in a huge fraud committed by the big aluminium business, Alcoa
A major anti-corruption trial involving a billionaire Labour donor who is a friend of Tony Blair collapsed yesterday following an embarrassing error by the Serious Fraud Office.
Deal worth £700,000 signed with regime guilty of using excessive forces against pro-democracy activists
Many are against Bahrain hosting the race
A heavy police presence on the streets of Bahrain ensured that pro-democracy protests did not disrupt the country’s controversial Grand Prix today – which activists had argued should not have taken place due to widespread human rights abuses by the ruling monarchy.
Three-time Formula One champion Sir Jackie Stewart has come out in support of Bahrain’s ruling regime, claiming it has “started a move towards democracy” ahead of tomorrow’s Grand Prix in the troubled Gulf nation.
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.
Ruling family have held on to power in the face of two years of protests inspired by the Arab Spring
The Bahrain-based group only took over three months ago
Saudi Arabia was by far the biggest customer, receiving arms exports totalling €1.24bn in 2012