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Bahrain court overturns stripping of 92 Shiites' citizenship: judicial source

Dubai - A Bahraini appeals court overturned a decision to strip the citizenship of 92 Shiites jailed for plotting to form an Iran-linked "terror" group, a judicial source said Sunday.

Kushner holds open door to wary Palestinians in Bahrain peace push

Manama - Jared Kushner said Wednesday that the door remained open to the Palestinians to engage in his peace initiative as he accused their leaders of not caring about their own people for rejecting his $50 billion economic framework.

Urgency needed to boost Palestinian economy: IMF chief

Manama - IMF chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that major economic growth was possible in the Palestinian territories if all sides showed urgency, as she took part in a US-led conference boycotted by the Palestinian leadership.

Kushner says economic plan pre-condition to peace

Manama - White House adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday that his plan for the Middle East was "the opportunity of the century" for the Palestinians but that their acceptance was a pre-condition to peace.

US kicks off Mideast plan, with Palestinians boycotting

Manama - After a wait of two and a half years, the US administration is launching its Middle East peace plan Tuesday -- with an economic initiative that the Palestinians are boycotting.

US-led Bahrain meeting: a chance for Israel-Gulf rapprochement?

Dubai - A US-led peace conference on the Palestinian economy could present Washington with a new opportunity to push Gulf allies and Israel closer together as tensions with common foe Iran rise.

Palestinians shun US prosperity pledges despite financial woes

Ramallah - Boxes of unsold biscuits are piled up in a West Bank warehouse, a sign of tough economic times faced by Palestinians who are determined not to be wooed by Washington's economic pledges.

US peace plan aims to raise $50 bn, create million Palestinian jobs

Washington - The United States said Saturday that its Middle East peace plan to be presented next week in Bahrain aims to raise more than $50 billion for the Palestinians and create one million jobs for them within a decade.

US peace plan aims to raise $50 bn, double Palestinian GDP

Washington - The United States said Saturday that its Middle East peace plan to be presented next week in Bahrain aims to raise more than $50 billion for the Palestinians and double their GDP within a decade.

Netanyahu says Israelis to attend Bahrain conference

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that Israelis will take part in a conference in Bahrain next week that is part of the United States' Middle East peace plan.

Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend US Mideast peace conference

Washington - Egypt, Morocco and Jordan have agreed to attend the unveiling of the economic component of a new US peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the White House said on Wednesday.

King restores citizenship of 551 Bahrainis after global outcry

Dubai - Bahrain's king Sunday ordered the citizenship of 551 Bahrainis to be restored, after his country was harshly criticised by the UN and rights groups for revoking people's nationalities.

King restores citizenship of 551 Bahrainis

Dubai - King Hamad has ordered that the citizenship of 551 Bahrainis revoked by courts be restored, official media said Sunday, days after a senior UN official expressed concern about the punishment.

Bahrain jails 138 for planning Iran-linked 'terror' group

Dubai - The Gulf state of Bahrain Tuesday jailed 138 people and revoked their citizenship for plotting to form a "terror" group with links to Iran's Revolutionary Guards, the public prosecutor said.

Amnesty accuses Bahrain of using F1 to 'sportwash' image

Dubai - Amnesty International on Thursday accused Bahrain of using this weekend's Formula One race to "sportwash" its image, amid an intense crackdown on political dissent in the Gulf kingdom.

Aussie legend hails #HakeemHome as win in battle for football's soul

Sydney - Ex-Socceroos captain Craig Foster was capped 29 times for his country, but believes the fight to free Hakeem al-Araibi was the most important battle of his life and vital for saving football's soul.

Australia PM ramps up pressure on Thailand to free refugee footballer

Sydney - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has ramped up pressure on Bangkok to release a refugee footballer held on a Bahrain extradition request, as sporting authorities cancelled two events in Thailand over his detention.

'Don't send me to Bahrain': refugee footballer pleads in Bangkok

Bangkok - A refugee footballer fighting an extradition request appealed for his freedom Monday, pleading "please don't send me to Bahrain" as he arrived in shackles at a Bangkok court, which extended his detention by another two months.

'Don't send me to Bahrain': refugee footballer pleads in Bangkok

Bangkok - A refugee footballer fighting an extradition request pleaded for his freedom Monday, saying "please don't send me to Bahrain" as he arrived in shackles at a Bangkok court, which extended his detention by another two months.

Bahrain Shiite opposition leader loses appeal against life term

Dubai - A Bahraini court on Monday upheld a life sentence for opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman for spying for Gulf rival Qatar, a ruling his party slammed as "political revenge".

Activists slam Asian Cup 'gagging' over torture-risk footballer

Al Ain - Activists for the detained Bahraini footballer who fears torture and even death if he is extradited from Thailand have criticised the "gagging" of talk about the case at the Asian Cup, warning it is harming his cause.

IOC joins calls for Thailand to release refugee footballer

London - The International Olympic Committee on Saturday joined in the chorus of support for a footballer with refugee status who has been detained in Thailand for nearly two months over his alleged role in Bahrain's Arab Spring protests.

Bahraini held in Thailand a 'test' for FIFA: ex-Aussie captain

Bangkok - Former Australia football captain Craig Foster said on Friday a Bahraini refugee player held in Thailand is a 'test' for FIFA, as rights groups try to duplicate the asylum success story of a Saudi woman who avoided deportation from the country.

US, Poland plan global meeting to pressure Iran: Pompeo

Manama - The United States and Poland will hold an international meeting on the Middle East that will seek to build pressure on Iran next month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday.

Pompeo in Bahrain on first leg of tour of Gulf allies

Manama - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Bahrain on Friday, the first leg of a tour of Gulf monarchies which Washington says are "critical" to confronting Iran and jihadists.

Bahrain top activist loses final appeal against jail term

Dubai - A prominent Bahraini activist, who played a key role in the 2011 Shiite-led anti-government protests, on Monday lost his final appeal against a five-year jail term for writing tweets deemed offensive to the state.

Bahrain top activist loses final appeal against jail term

Dubai - Bahrain's supreme court, whose verdicts are final, Monday upheld a five-year jail term against prominent activist Nabeel Rajab for writing tweets deemed offensive to the state, a judicial source said.

Bahrain footballer to remain in detention: Thai court

Bangkok - A former Bahrain national footballer with Australian refugee status must remain in detention in Thailand as he awaits possible extradition, a Bangkok court said Tuesday, as campaigners say they fear he could be "tortured" if returned to the Gulf state....

Bahrain 'rejects' attacks targeting Saudi's reputation

Dubai - Bahrain has said it "completely rejects" attempts to tarnish the reputation of neighbouring Saudi Arabia, whose powerful crown prince has been under intense scrutiny since the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Saudi crown prince to visit Bahrain as part of regional tour

Dubai - Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was due to visit Bahrain on Sunday on the second leg of a regional tour, his first since critic Jamal Khashoggi's murder.
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Ahmed and Fatma receive BD30 (approx. £49) per moth in government support each month.
Ahmed and Fatma receive BD30 (approx. £49) per moth in government support each month.
Assange s  The World Tomorrow  Ep. 4 - Nabeel Rajab and Julian Assange.
Assange's "The World Tomorrow" Ep. 4 - Nabeel Rajab and Julian Assange.
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A tent in Pearl Roundabout  Manama.
A tent in Pearl Roundabout, Manama.
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Assange's "The World Tomorrow" Ep. 4 - Alaa Abd El-Fattah, Egypt.
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Shia men sit at a protest in Pearl Roundabout  Manama.
Shia men sit at a protest in Pearl Roundabout, Manama.
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Bahrain: Anti-government protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes with police in the village of Sanabis west of Manama
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Nabeel Rajab and Abdulhadi Alkhawaja helping an old woman after police attacked a peaceful protest in August 2010
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The Foreign Minister of Bahrain meets Saudi Arabia's aging monarch HM Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud (L)
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A Shia girl at the Pearl Roundabout sit-in  Manama.
A Shia girl at the Pearl Roundabout sit-in, Manama.
Violence in Bahrain.
Violence in Bahrain.
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Bahrain: Anti-government protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes with police in the vi...
Bahrain: Anti-government protesters throw stones at riot police during clashes with police in the village of Sanabis west of Manama
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Fatma is paralysed and has been sitting on the mattress in this bedroom for eight years.
Fatma is paralysed and has been sitting on the mattress in this bedroom for eight years.
Assange s  The World Tomorrow  Ep. 4 - Nabeel Rajab  Bahrain.
Assange's "The World Tomorrow" Ep. 4 - Nabeel Rajab, Bahrain.
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Anti-government protesters sit by the roadside with molotov cocktails as they wait for others to joi...
Anti-government protesters sit by the roadside with molotov cocktails as they wait for others to join during clashes with riot police in the village of Sanabis west of Manama
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A 123 m (404 ft) high fountain off the coast of Manama. The mechanism is contained in a barge, anchored to the seabed.
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Photographers and citizen journalists hold a banner of their fellow photographers currently in prison saying during an anti-government protest organized by Bahrain's main opposition party al-Wefaq in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem, south of Manama
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File photo: Meeting of Turkish Foreign Ministry and GCC
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Bahrain bans the Guy Fawkes "Anonymous" mask from protests
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The Bahraini capital Manama at night.
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Ahmed and Fatma's house.

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