Tag Archives: Bahrain

Syria strikes complicate Obama’s U.N. diplomacy

The first wave of airstrikes by U.S. and Arab military forces against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters inside Syria is sure to change the dynamics of President Barack Obama’s ... Read more

Report Cites Countries’ Use of Laws to Repress Faith

WASHINGTON — Countries around the world, including allies of the United States, have used laws on blasphemy and apostasy to suppress political opponents, the State Department said on Monday in an annual ... Read more

World Briefing | Middle East: Bahrain: 21 Medics Cleared of Charges in 2011 Protests

A court in Bahrain on Thursday cleared 21 medics of charges linked to antigovernment protests in 2011, said a defense lawyer, Abdulla al-Shamlawi. Arrests of dozens of medical workers were part of the ... Read more

World Briefing | Middle East: Bahrain: Dozens Hurt During Protests

Dozens of people were injured as protesters clashed with the riot police on Thursday on the second anniversary of a Saudi-led military intervention in Bahrain, said antigovernment activists and government ... Read more