Demonstrators gather outside the Bahraini embassy in Iraq to protest the Manama regime's raiding of the home of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Saudi Arabia defends Bahrain’s deadly crackdown on the supporters of a top Shia cleric.
The Al-Jazeera Arabic website is inaccessible in both Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
Bahraini clerics have announced an open-ended national mourning in support of Sheikh Isa Qassim and to honor Diraz victims.
The country is the scene of angry protests after the Manama regime's bloody crackdown on supporters of Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Doha says hackers have broken into the website of its official state news agency and subsequently released ‘fake statement’ quoting the country's emir.
Five people have been killed in raids on protesters gathering in the northwestern village of Dirza.
Bahrain's Islamic Action Society (Amal) says the king is responsible for any harm inflicted by the regime on Sheikh Qassim.
Trump told Bahraini king Sheikh Hamad bin Issa Al Khalifa that Washington has wonderful relationship with ruling Al Khalifa regime in Manama.
The Human Rights Watch condemns the bloody destabilizing violence by the Bahraini regime forces in Diraz.
New footage shows Bahraini security forces firing tear gas at anti-regime protesters in Diraz Village.
The situation remains chaotic in Diraz where regime forces have stormed into the house of a prominent Shia cleric, arresting everyone inside.
The court convicted the spiritual leader of collecting funds illegally and money laundering and sentenced him to one year in jail suspended for three years.
The court has issued the ruling against Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of dissolved opposition bloc al-Wefaq.
Bahraini people protest in the northern village of Abu Saiba to express their solidarity with top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim ahead of his trial.
The Persian Gulf’s coastline accommodates eight countries, Iran and seven Arab states.
Migrant laborers working on stadiums for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are still subject to abuse and exploitation, Amnesty International says.
Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab slams the US for the sale of arms to the Manama regime and Saudi Arabia.
The US signs a new defense accord with the UAE that could allow Washington to send more troops and equipment to the Arab country.
The United Arab Emirates says it has deployed military recruits to Yemen’s strategic Socotra Island for the purpose of training.
King Hamad has been pictured alongside Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attending the event on the grounds of Windsor Castle in England, prompting protests in the UK.
Reports and indications on the ground point to emerging disagreements between Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) over the war on Yemen.
Eight Emirati princesses are being tried at a court in Belgium for suspected inhumane treatment of servants and human trafficking in a long-running court case.
The United Nations Committee against Torture calls on Bahrain to release prominent activist Nabeel Rajab.
Bahrain has refused to issue an entry visa to a HRW activist scheduled to attend the annual FIFA congress in Bahrain, as the Arab Kingdom's crackdown on dissent persists.
A Bahraini court upheld the death and life sentences against three political activists over their alleged involvement in an attack on regime forces.
Amnesty International says Manama has referred its first civilian case to military court for trial.
Rights groups in Bahrain have censured the rulers of the Arab country for planning to host an Israeli delegation in an upcoming FIFA conference.
Hundreds of troops from Saudi Arabia have reportedly crossed into Bahrain ahead of the trial of the island's most senior Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Bahraini clerics call on people from all walks of life to stage nationwide rallies in support of Sheikh Isa Qassim.
The secretary general of the now-dissolved al-Wefaq National Islamic Society made the remarks during a telephone call from prison.
Rights groups write to the US, the UN and the EU, urging them to pressure Manama to drop the baseless charges against Shia cleric Sheikh Qassim.
Senior Bahraini clerics have called on people from different walks of life to reject any court ruling against prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.
According to the Associated Press, the UAE has new overseas bases on the African continent after deploying expeditionary forces to Yemen and Afghanistan.
A coalition of human rights groups call on Bahrain to halt its 'cruel, inhuman, or degrading' treatment of political prisoners.
Bahraini regime forces have arrested another Shia Muslim cleric as part of the heavy-handed crackdown on members of the religious community.
Human Rights Watch stresses that Nabeel Rajab’s arbitrary detention by the Manama regime shows its contempt for the most fundamental human rights.
Bahraini courts strip 36 anti-regime activists of nationality as part of the Al Khalifah regime's crackdown on political dissidents.
Bahrain’s Supreme Court of Appeal has stripped seven more anti-regime activists of their citizenship.
A Bahraini rights group says the Manama regime has sentenced 52 political prisoners to a total of more than 313 years in jail over the last week alone.
Emirates airline announces cuts in flights to five US cities due to a weakened demand from the Middle East following travel bans.
The Bahrain Forum for Human Rights says it documented 2,389 rights violations in 2016.
Manama says Kuwait-mediated talks between Iran and the Arab regional grouping of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are to continue.
Security forces in Bahrain have cracked down hard on people protesting the country’s hosting of the Formula One race.
Amnesty International launches a public campaign aimed at securing the release from jail of the Bahraini Shia opposition cleric.
Distinguished Bahraini human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja has gone on an open-ended hunger strike in prison.
Prominent Bahraini human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab is transferred to hospital due to complications following a surgery.
Bahraini protesters take to the streets in several regions across the country to condemn death sentences handed down to anti-regime dissidents.
The groups made the request in a letter sent to Formula One chairman Chase Carey and two managing directors Sean Bratches and Ross Brawn on Thursday.
A Bahraini human rights group says the Manama regime has revoked the citizenship of more than 410 dissidents, including 15 Shia clerics.
Bahrain’s king has granted military courts the right to try civilians, launching a new wave of crackdown on dissent.
Senior opposition Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman has had his prison sentence commuted by five years.
The Bahraini regime repeals the nationality of a representative of distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and two other activists.
Clashes break out between Bahraini forces and protesters, who were out on the streets to slam the death and jail sentences given to opposition activists.
The United Arab Emirates sentences a dissident professor to 10 years in jail for his online activities.
The Qatari government has not allowed migrant workers to leave the Persian Gulf country and come back their homeland.
A Bahraini court gave a jail sentence to a leader of the banned opposition al-Wefaq National Islamic Society and death and jail sentences to other anti-regime activists.
Fresh clashes break out as Manama’s troops resort to violence to prevent mass funeral ceremonies for a young martyr.
"We regard Mr. Mansoor's arrest and detention as a direct attack on the legitimate work of human rights defenders in the UAE," UN experts said in a statement.
Ali Naim Marhoun was summoned to a criminal court over participation in a pro-democracy gathering.
Seven Bahraini activists receive jail terms as Manama presses ahead with its crackdown.
A Bahraini protester injured during regime force’s attack on a sit-in in the northwestern village of Diraz earlier this year has died of his gunshot wounds.
Bahrain’s High Criminal Court has sentenced three people to death and 14 others to lengthy prison terms on alleged terror charges.
The regime in Manama arrests a former AFP photographer, who covered years of protests against the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty.
Bahrain's Supreme Criminal Court has postponed until May 17 the trial of top human rights activist Nabeel Rajab.
Protesters call on the Manama regime to punish those behind the killings of activists.
Amnesty International slams the arrest of Emirati human rights defender Ahmed Mansoor following a surprise overnight raid on his house.
The UAE summons the Swiss ambassador over remarks made by Switzerland to the UN over the human rights situation in Bahrain.
Saudi sources announced the war games, which they said would be launched on March 19 and last 23 days.
Bahraini regime forces attacked mourners during a funeral procession for an activist who died while in regime custody.
Human Rights Watch voices its deep concerns over the United Nations Human Rights Council’s failure to address the situation in Bahrain.
The journalist is identified as Tayseer al-Najjar, who was detained in December 2015 over a Facebook post expressing support for the resistance in Gaza.
A political commentator says the Bahraini regime has lost the card by "wrongly" targeting the prominent cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim in its heavy-handed crackdown on the voice of dissent.
Manama forces fire tear gas and stun grenades to break up anti-regime protest rallies near the capital.
A Bahraini court delays ruling in the trial of top Shia cleric Sheikh, Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Bahraini clerics call on the people to show solidarity with Sheikh Isa Qassim, saying that defending him is a religious duty.
Human Rights Watch says the Al Khalifah regime stripped 133 dissidents of their citizenship last year.
The UN voices deep concerns over the Manama regime’s increasing crackdown on dissent.
Manama forces fire tear gas and stun grenades to break up anti-regime gatherings in the Persian Gulf country.
Bahrain seeks to dissolve opposition party National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad).
The upper house of the parliament voted for the measure Sunday, less than two weeks after it was approved by the lower house.
Bahrain’s High Criminal Court adjourns trial of Sheikh Isa Qassim until March 14.
Manama says an explosion has ripped through a police bus in Jaww Village, wounding four officers.
A large number of protesters also continued a sit-in protest on al-Fada’ Square in Qassim’s native village of Diraz, which has been under siege by regime forces for months.
Senior Bahraini scholars voice support for distinguished Shia clergyman Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Bahraini people take to the streets nationwide in solidarity with prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim.
The UAE buys $5 billion worth of arms from international firms at a military exposition in Abu Dhabi.
Bahraini police once again clash with protesters condemning the killing of a young activist.
The bill removes limitations in the Bahraini constitution on who military courts can prosecute.
Protesters clashed with regime forces on Sitra Island and elsewhere during Monday rallies against the death in custody of a young activist.
Bahraini regime forces reportedly kill a young man during a raid on the village of Nuwaidrat.