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Bahrain on path to recovery: police chief – ‘Returning to stability 5 years after revolt’

MANAMA, Feb 14, (RTRS): Bahrain’s police chief said the Gulf state was slowly returning to stability five years after a 2011 uprising was put down by force, but still faced security threats from Iran-backed elements and militants linked to Islamic State. Speaking ahead of the fifth anniversary of the start …

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Bahrain dismantles terror cell – Suspects said linked to Iran

DUBAI, Jan 6, (AFP): Bahrain said Wednesday it had dismantled an Iranlinked “terror” cell that was planning attacks in the kingdom, amid a growing diplomatic crisis between Gulf Arab states and Tehran. The cell was allegedly linked to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard and Lebanon’s Tehran-backed Hezbollah militia and planning to carry …

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Bahrain sentences man to death, jails 22 others from terrorist group – 23 convicts’ citizenship revoked, two fined BD 200,000

DUBAI, Jan 1, (Agencies): A Bahraini court sentenced a Shiite citizen to death and jailed 22 others for life Thursday for forming a “terrorist group” that killed two people, including a policeman. This is the second such ruling this week in the tiny Sunni-ruled Gulf kingdom, where members of the …

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Bahrain F-16 crashes in Saudi

RIYADH, Dec 30, (AFP): A Bahraini fighter jet taking part in the Saudi-led coalition battling rebel forces in Yemen crashed Wednesday in Saudi Arabia due to a “technical error,” the alliance said. The F-16 jet crashed in the kingdom’s southwestern Jazan region near the border with Yemen, the coalition said …

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