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Bahrain

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  • Tens of thousands of Bahraini protesters occupy four-lane highway

     
    Every day on World Now we choose a striking photo from around the globe. Today we chose this shot from Bahrain, where tens of thousands of people poured onto the streets of Manama to protest for reform. There were lots of remarkable photographs, but...
  • Clashes continue as Formula 1 CEO calls Bahrain 'peaceful'

     
    Clashes between protesters and police continued in Bahrain on Friday just after the country was deemed safe for a flashy automobile race by the event's chief executive, who insisted that the Persian Gulf nation was quiet and peaceful. Bahrain has grappled...
  • Rights groups release report critical of Bahrain government

     
    Rights groups release a joint report accusing the Bahrain government of using excessive and unnecessary force and arbitrary arrests to crackdown on pro-democracy protesters earlier this year....
  • Bahrain's king pledges reforms after inquiry documents abuses

     
    Bahrain report cites abuses. A special commission reported Wednesday that Bahraini security forces used excessive force and torture against mostly Shiite Muslim protesters who rose up against the Sunni monarchy early this year....
  • U.S. aircraft carrier sails through strategic Strait of Hormuz

     
    A U.S. aircraft carrier sailed through the Strait of Hormuz Sunday, the first transit since Iran warned American ships this year against using the strategic waterway....
  • Supreme leader: Iran will retaliate against 'threats'

     
    Iran's supreme leader used a sermon at weekly Muslim prayers to lash out at criticism of Iran's nuclear program and to dismiss escalating Western sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic....
  • Bahrain refuses journalists seeking to cover protest anniversary

     
    Bahrain has turned down several journalists for visas to visit the Gulf nation on the one-year anniversary of sweeping anti-government protests next Tuesday, telling them it has gotten too many requests....
  • Nasrallah: Tehran won't order Hezbollah strikes if Israel attacks

     
    Iran will not ask Hezbollah to intervene in the event of an Israeli strike on Iranian nuclear facilities, the leader of the militant group has told his followers. The Hezbollah chief also made the unusual acknowledgement that his group receives both...
  • Bahrain should stop prosecuting protesters, U.S. envoy says

     
    Bahrain should stop prosecuting “all persons accused of offenses involving political expression,” the United States’ chief human rights envoy said Thursday. The island nation close to Saudi Arabia has been roiled by protests seeking...
  • Russia's Putin: No 'bull in china shop' for Syria

     
    Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ventured Wednesday into the raging international debate about Syria, voicing support for Moscow’s controversial decision to throw a diplomatic lifeline to embattled Syrian President Bashar Assad....
  • Oceanside soldier killed in Bahrain crash

     
    A 24-year-old soldier from Oceanside has been killed in a traffic accident in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain, the Army announced Monday....