Articles Tagged 'Bahrain'
Trump declares ‘dawn of a new Middle East’ as he presides over signing of historic deals
President Trump on Tuesday declared the “dawn of a new Middle East” as he presided over the signing of two historic Middle East diplomatic deals… READ MORE
Series of explosions rock Bahrain capital, Indian among 2 killed
The Times of India
DUBAI/CHENNAI: An Indian was killed and another injured as five explosions rocked parts of Bahrain’s capital Manama on Monday. The blasts also claimed another life as the country grapples with growing political unrest.
The blasts, including one near the Indian embassy, took place between 4.30 am and 9.30 am in the upmarket Qudaibiya and Adliya districts… READ MORE
Bahrain authorities launch surprise attack on protesters
By Ned Parker and Kim Murphy, Los Angeles Times
Security forces in tiny but strategicÂ Bahrain launched a brutal assault early Thursday against at least 1,000 defiant anti-government protesters, including women and children, camped out in tents in the capital’s Pearl Square.
A barrage of tear gas canisters thundered across the square about 3 a.m. as dozens of police cars,… READ MORE
Bahrain continues crackdown on Shiite opposition
By Benjamin Birnbaum-The Washington Times
Eid ul-Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, is supposed to be a joyous occasion. But in the U.S.-allied Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain, where the Sunni-dominated government has arrested scores of Shiite opposition activists in recent weeks, many celebrated in fear.
The current crackdown comes in advance of … READ MORE