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Video: Protests intensify in Bahrain after deadly Diraz raid

Video: Protests intensify in Bahrain after deadly Diraz raid

The situation in Bahrain is tense one day after the Manama regime forces violently stormed into the house of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and killed some of his supporters.More...

Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

Bahrain, Egypt block Al-Jazeera websites amid Qatar dispute

Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news agency.More...

Hack, fake story expose real tensions between Qatar, Arab countries

Hack, fake story expose real tensions between Qatar, Arab countries

Qatar said hackers allegedly broke into the website of its state-run news agency on Wednesday and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir making controversial comments. The purported fake story prompted Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to respond by blocking Qatari media, including broadcaster Al-Jazeera.More...

Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric

Bahrain raid on Shiite cleric's town: 5 killed, 286 arrested

Bahraini police raid on the hometown of a prominent Shiite cleric facing possible deportation has left at least five demonstrators dead and 286 people arrested in an assault in which officers fired tear gas and shotguns at protesters.More...

Bahrain uses military tactics to quash dissent

Bahrain uses military tactics to quash dissent

Bahraini regime forces have stormed into the residence of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the country’s Shia majority in a northwestern village, arresting everyone inside the house. It is not yet clear whether Sheikh Qassim himself is among the detainees.More...

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