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  • Bahrain activist sentenced to three years in prison

     
    Bahrain sentenced a prominent human rights activist to three years in jail Thursday, saying he had incited protesters to attack police and organized illegal rallies.Human rights groups inside and outside Bahrain slammed the new sentence, saying Rajab...
  • Saudi Arabia reports say protesters detained in east

     
    Saudi protesters were detained in the restive city of Qatif, the official Saudi Press Agency reported Friday, the latest turn in a simmering protest movement in the eastern edge of the kingdom....
  • Bahrain tear gassing amounts to torture, rights group says

     
    A report says Bahrain has injured and even killed protesters by swamping them with of tear gas, flooding closed spaces such as cars and houses with toxic chemicals....
  • WikiLeaks founder's mom meets with Ecuador's president

     
    To press her son's case for political asylum, the mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange met with Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa on Wednesday....
  • Bahrain court cuts jail terms for medics accused of aiding uprising

     
    Nine of the 20 doctors and nurses accused of trying to overthrow the Bahraini monarchy in a hotly contested case were found innocent Thursday in civilian court, and five were released for time already served, the state news agency reported. Four others...
  • Pictures in the News | Feb. 26, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the news: A pedestrian walks on a snow-covered street in Kansas City, Mo., after the second major snowstorm in a week; a Bahraini anti-government protester flashes the victory sign as he stands behind a street fire in Malkiya,...
  • U.S. resumes some weapons sales to Bahrain

     
    The United States is loosening some of its restrictions on weapons sales to Bahrain, a Persian Gulf ally that has grappled with massive protests pushing for greater democracy. The move upset human rights activists who say the country is still attacking...
  • Obama sees 'moment of opportunity' in Middle East

    Obama sees 'moment of opportunity' in Middle East
    President Obama on Thursday called out American friends in the Middle East for their treatment of peaceful protesters, naming Bahrain and Yemen along with Syria as states he said must yield to the aspirations of their people. While explicitly stating...
  • Libya's only a part of Mideast equation

    Libya's only a part of Mideast equation
    The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe. But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
  • Protests rage for Bahrain inmate 58 days on hunger strike [Video]

     
    As a jailed activist reached nearly two months on hunger strike, Bahraini protesters reportedly battled water cannons and tear gas on the streets Friday, agitating for his release....
  • Bahrain activists fear for inmate on 55th day of hunger strike

     
    Bahraini activists fear for the life of a hunger striker who they say has gone without food for 55 days, a perilous attempt to draw attention to human rights abuses in Bahrain....