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Lake Placid News
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrestis a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlW
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrest
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is a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlWadaei said. Late Thursday, the state-run Bahrain News Agency reported that officials were trying to speed up the dissolution of Al-Wefaq, the Shiite opposition group.... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrestis a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlW
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrest
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
is a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlWadaei said. Late Thursday, the state-run Bahrain News Agency reported that officials were trying to speed up the dissolution of Al-Wefaq, the Shiite opposition group.... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrestis a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlW
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrest
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
is a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlWadaei said. Late Thursday, the state-run Bahrain News Agency reported that officials were trying to speed up the dissolution of Al-Wefaq, the Shiite opposition group.... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrestis a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlW
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrest
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
is a new extreme, which they knew would flare regional and local tensions," AlWadaei said. Late Thursday, the state-run Bahrain News Agency reported that officials were trying to speed up the dissolution of Al-Wefaq, the Shiite opposition group.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrestleading Shiite cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, of his nationality following a reques
Rally outside Shiite sheikh's home reflects Bahrain unrest
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
leading Shiite cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, of his nationality following a request from the country's Interior Ministry. The Bahrain News Agency quotes the Interior Ministry Monday, June 20, 2016, as saying the cleric had played a key role in... Read more
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CNN
Iran warns Bahrain over Shiite clericpromoting sectarian tension and securing "legal cover for acts associated with
Iran warns Bahrain over Shiite cleric
CNN / Posted 3 days ago
promoting sectarian tension and securing "legal cover for acts associated with extremism and terrorism," the official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported. In 2012, Qassim was at the center of clashes between supporters and authorities as... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Iran warns Bahrain over Shiite clericaccording to the semi-official FARS news agency. Bahrain's Ministry of the Int
Iran warns Bahrain over Shiite cleric
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 3 days ago
according to the semi-official FARS news agency. Bahrain's Ministry of the Interior revoked Qassim's citizenship, the Bahrain News Agency reported Monday, citing his "major role in creating an extremist sectarian environment and worked on... Read more
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Aljazeera
Iran warns Bahrain over revoking cleric's citizenshipcould be armed resistance across the country after Manama stripped the kingdrom
Iran warns Bahrain over revoking cleric's citizenship
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
could be armed resistance across the country after Manama stripped the kingdrom's top Shia cleric of his citizenship. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the interior ministry on Monday as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericthousands of protesters into the streets and threatened to further ignite secta
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
thousands of protesters into the streets and threatened to further ignite sectarian tensions across the region. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericcleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
Lake Placid News / Posted 3 days ago
cleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the streets and prompted fears of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericof his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
of his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets and prompted warnings of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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International Business Times
Iran vows 'collapse of bloodthirsty regime' after Bahrain strips top Shia cleric of nationality an "extremist" atmosphere in the country to divide the society on sectarian lin
Iran vows 'collapse of bloodthirsty regime' after Bahrain strips top Shia cleric of nationality
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
an "extremist" atmosphere in the country to divide the society on sectarian lines. The ministry's statement, carried by the Bahrain News Agency, read: "Through his [preaching] and 'fatwas' he exploited the religious pulpit for political purposes to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Bahrain’s crackdown on Shiites troubles U.S.prominent rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, was arrested last week on charges rela
Bahrain’s crackdown on Shiites troubles U.S.
The Washington Times / Posted 4 days ago
prominent rights activist, Nabeel Rajab, was arrested last week on charges related to criticizing the government. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying the sheikh had played a key role in creating an extremist... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericcleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
cleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the streets and prompted fears of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Bahrain strips top Shiite cleric of nationalityof protesters are demonstrating in Bahrain after its government stripped a lead
Bahrain strips top Shiite cleric of nationality
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
of protesters are demonstrating in Bahrain after its government stripped a leading Shiite cleric of his nationality. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericcleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 4 days ago
cleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the streets and prompted fears of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericcleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
cleric of his nationality, a move that brought thousands of protesters into the streets and prompted fears of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericof his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
of his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets and prompted warnings of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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The China Post
Bahrain gov't takes top Shiite cleric's nationalityof his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets
Bahrain gov't takes top Shiite cleric's nationality
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
of his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets and prompted warnings of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericof his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
of his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets and prompted warnings of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericof his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
of his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets and prompted warnings of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite clericof his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets
Bahrain strips nationality from top Shiite cleric
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
of his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets and prompted warnings of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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Aljazeera
Bahrain strips religious leader of nationalitystripped a leading Shia religious leader of his Bahraini nationality following
Bahrain strips religious leader of nationality
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
stripped a leading Shia religious leader of his Bahraini nationality following a request from the interior ministry. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the interior ministry on Monday as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating... Read more
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ABC News
Cabinet Strips Top Shiite Cleric in Bahrain of Nationalityof his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets
Cabinet Strips Top Shiite Cleric in Bahrain of Nationality
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
of his nationality, a move that brought hundreds of protesters into the streets and prompted warnings of unrest. The Bahrain News Agency quoted the Interior Ministry as saying that Sheikh Isa Qassim had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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Salon.com
Cabinet strips top Shiite cleric in Bahrain of nationalitythe Arab Gulf country, Sheikh Isa Qassim, of his Bahraini nationality following
Cabinet strips top Shiite cleric in Bahrain of nationality
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
the Arab Gulf country, Sheikh Isa Qassim, of his Bahraini nationality following a request from the Interior Ministry. The Bahrain News Agency quotes the Interior Ministry on Monday as saying the cleric had played a key role in creating an... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Court suspends Bahrain opposition partypromoting sectarian tension and securing "legal cover for acts associated with
Court suspends Bahrain opposition party
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 9 days ago
promoting sectarian tension and securing "legal cover for acts associated with extremism and terrorism," the official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported. The decision to suspend al-Wefaq came a day after prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab... Read more
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International Business Times
Bahrain suspends main opposition group al-Wefaq activities of the main Shia opposition group al-Wefaq on charges of violence, e
Bahrain suspends main opposition group al-Wefaq
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
activities of the main Shia opposition group al-Wefaq on charges of violence, extremism and terrorism. The state-run Bahrain News Agency (BNA) quoted the Justice Ministry as saying that it had suspended the opposition group, closed its... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownseveral activists and deported others. A statement from the Justice and Islami
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
several activists and deported others. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency accused Al-Wefaq of creating "a new generation that carries the spirit of hatred," and of having links... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownseveral activists and deported others. A statement from the Justice and Islami
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
several activists and deported others. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency accused Al-Wefaq of creating "a new generation that carries the spirit of hatred," and of having links... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownseveral activists and deported others. A statement from the Justice and Islami
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
several activists and deported others. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency accused Al-Wefaq of creating "a new generation that carries the spirit of hatred," and of having links... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownthe country’s Arab Spring protests. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Af
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
the country’s Arab Spring protests. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to “safeguard the security of the kingdom.”... Read more
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Aljazeera
Bahraini court suspends Al-Wefaq opposition groupthe country's main Shia opposition group on charges of "terrorism, extremism, a
Bahraini court suspends Al-Wefaq opposition group
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
the country's main Shia opposition group on charges of "terrorism, extremism, and violence" in the kingdom. The official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) said on Tuesday that the court was pending a verdict on dissolving the Al-Wefaq society altogether... Read more
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Salon.com
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownpardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
Salon.com / Posted 10 days ago
pardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to “safeguard the security of the kingdom.” Abdulla... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownpardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 10 days ago
pardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to "safeguard the security of the kingdom." Abdulla... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownpardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
pardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to "safeguard the security of the kingdom." Abdulla... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownpardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 10 days ago
pardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to "safeguard the security of the kingdom." Abdulla... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownthe country’s Arab Spring protests. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Af
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
the country’s Arab Spring protests. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to “safeguard the security of the kingdom.”... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownpardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
pardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to "safeguard the security of the kingdom." Abdulla... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownpardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
pardoned by its king, detained again. A statement from the Justice and Islamic Affairs Ministry carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said a court made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to "safeguard the security of the kingdom." Abdulla... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdownand another, previously pardoned by its king, detained again. A Justice Minist
Bahrain suspends main Shiite opposition party amid crackdown
Brandon Sun / Posted 10 days ago
and another, previously pardoned by its king, detained again. A Justice Ministry statement carried on the state-run Bahrain News Agency said it made the decision to suspend Al-Wefaq to "safeguard the security of the kingdom." Party officials... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Bahrain detains rights activist as UN official criticises repressionRights and Democracy. Rajab’s wife, Sumayia, confirmed his arrest. The raid was
Bahrain detains rights activist as UN official criticises repression
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Rights and Democracy. Rajab’s wife, Sumayia, confirmed his arrest. The raid was not immediately reported by the state-run Bahrain news agency, and officials with Bahraini police and the interior ministry did not respond to a request for... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Bahrain detains prominent activist during raid on his homehis arrest and said on Twitter that their home was searched. The raid was not
Bahrain detains prominent activist during raid on his home
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 days ago
his arrest and said on Twitter that their home was searched. The raid was not immediately reported by the state-run Bahrain News Agency. Officials with Bahraini police and the Interior Ministry did not respond to a request for... Read more
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DW
Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives royal pardon |Isa Al Khalifa after being imprisoned for six months on charges of insulting pu
Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab receives royal pardon |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
Isa Al Khalifa after being imprisoned for six months on charges of insulting public institutions on Twitter, the official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported Monday. The 51-year-old Rajab is president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and a... Read more
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The Hindu
Bahrain detains prominent activist Nabeel Rajab during raid on his homehis arrest and said on Twitter that their home was searched. The raid was not
Bahrain detains prominent activist Nabeel Rajab during raid on his home
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
his arrest and said on Twitter that their home was searched. The raid was not immediately reported by the state-run Bahrain News Agency nor by police. Officials could not be immediately reached for comment. Mr. Rajab helped lead protests... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Bahrain detains prominent activist during raid on his homehis arrest and said on Twitter that their home was searched. The raid was not
Bahrain detains prominent activist during raid on his home
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 11 days ago
his arrest and said on Twitter that their home was searched. The raid was not immediately reported by the state-run Bahrain News Agency nor by police. Officials could not be immediately reached for comment. Rajab helped lead protests during... Read more
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Salon.com
Bahrain detains prominent activist during raid on his homeFirst, say he was taken into custody early on Monday morning. The raid was not
Bahrain detains prominent activist during raid on his home
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
First, say he was taken into custody early on Monday morning. The raid was not immediately reported by the state-run Bahrain News Agency nor by police. Officials could not be immediately reached for comment. Rajab, who is president of the... Read more
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ABC News
Bahrain Detains Prominent Activist During Raid on His HomeFirst, say he was taken into custody early on Monday morning. The raid was not
Bahrain Detains Prominent Activist During Raid on His Home
ABC News / Posted 11 days ago
First, say he was taken into custody early on Monday morning. The raid was not immediately reported by the state-run Bahrain News Agency nor by police. Officials could not be immediately reached for comment. Rajab, who is president of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Bahrain arrests 8 fleeing by speedboatintercepted along with two smugglers after setting off from the tiny Gulf kingd
Bahrain arrests 8 fleeing by speedboat
News 24 South Africa / Posted 19 days ago
intercepted along with two smugglers after setting off from the tiny Gulf kingdom towards the Iranian coast, the official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) said. It published the men's names and said that seven had been sentenced to between 10 to 15... Read more
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Reuters
Seventeen detainees escape from Bahraini prisona prison in Bahrain, police said on Saturday, and the government warned citizen
Seventeen detainees escape from Bahraini prison
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
a prison in Bahrain, police said on Saturday, and the government warned citizens against giving them shelter. The official Bahrain News Agency said 11 of those who escaped on Friday had since been recaptured, and six remained at large. Five others... Read more
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dna
Prison break: Seventeen detainees escape from Bahraini prisona prison in Bahrain, police said on Saturday, and the government warned citizen
Prison break: Seventeen detainees escape from Bahraini prison
dna / Posted 20 days ago
a prison in Bahrain, police said on Saturday, and the government warned citizens against giving them shelter. The official Bahrain News Agency said 11 of those who escaped on Friday had since been recaptured, and six remained at large. Five others... Read more
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