Crackdown on protesters comes as Bahrain’s citizens remember their own Arab Spring
Away From Egypt, Bahrain’s Own Arab Spring Uprising Heats Up Again
Correction appended: Aug. 25, 2013, 7:27 p.m. E.T.
While violence rages in Cairo, the dysfunctional center of the Arab Spring, another unresolved conflict from that season of unrest in the region is flaring. Amid increasing …
Bahrain Bans ‘V for Vendetta’ Masks
The Bahraini government has announed a ban on V for Vendetta or Guy Fawkes masks across the country
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Withdrawal Symptoms – In a pact reached after a year of negotiations between the U.S. and Afghanistan, Washington promised military and financial support for a decade after its formal troop withdrawal from the country in 2014, …
Formula 1 Racers, and Protestors, Get Ready for Bahrain’s Big Day
Despite concerns about security, Sunday’s race will go on. But given the country’s abysmal human rights record, should it?
Thousands of Protesters Demand Halt to Formula One Race in Bahrain
Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters flooded a major highway in Bahrain demanding a halt to the Formula One race on its first day of practice runs.
Must-Reads from Around the World, April 20, 2012
Bahrain Protests – The Guardian reports on a wave of demonstrations in Bahrain to coincide with the controversial Formula One Grand Prix this weekend. The government and organizers have insisted that the event would proceed as …
Bahrain’s attacks on protesting athletes shatters chances for Olympic glory
Nobody likes to be the one to say “serves you right” and certainly I am against the idea of punishing a nation for the failures of a few, but when Bahrain lost out to Japan yesterday in the Olympic qualifying finals for …
Must-Reads from Around the World: March 14, 2012
Beware the Librarians — Newish online-only outfit Global Mail writes about the revolt against the director of the revived ancient Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt amid corruption claims. Ismail Serageldin faces calls for his
Protests in Bahrain
Anti-regime demonstrators gather in Diraz