# bahrain - Today’s News
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# bahrain - Monday 17 March, 2014
“I am sure marching from the club to Croke Park will be as exciting and spectacular as it has been in the past,” she said.
# bahrain - Saturday 21 December, 2013
It is the third anniversary of the Tunisian protest which sparked a flame across the Middle East and North Africa.
# bahrain - Thursday 14 February, 2013
It is the second anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain but prisoners of conscience are still behind bars, writes the head of Amnesty International Ireland.
# bahrain - Sunday 28 October, 2012
The 25-year-old German produced another flawless display to pull 13 points clear of Fernando Alonso.
# bahrain - Monday 1 October, 2012
The highest court in Bahrain has rejected the final appeal by nine medics against their convictions linked to anti-regime protests last year.
# bahrain - Thursday 27 September, 2012
The takeover move, announced to the Bahrain and Kuwaiti stock exchanges this morning, is believed to be worth £50m.
# bahrain - Thursday 16 August, 2012
“We believe that all people have a fundamental freedom to participate in civil acts of peaceful disobedience,” said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.
Nabeel Rajab was found guilty of taking part in illegal gatherings.
# bahrain - Wednesday 15 August, 2012
The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.
# bahrain - Sunday 15 July, 2012
Irish-trained doctor Ghassan Dhaif, who aided the injured in Bahrain’s Arab Spring, on why the Government must do more to help medics like him.
# bahrain - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
The boy is one of the youngest suspects detained in crackdowns on protests led by Bahrain’s Shiite majority.
# bahrain - Saturday 16 June, 2012
The doctors and nurses were sentenced after being found guilty of aiding an uprising against the Gulf kingdom’s regime.
# bahrain - Thursday 14 June, 2012
A number of doctors who trained at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin had their sentences reduced in Bahrain today but they remain behind bars.
Jailing of doctors and nurses who treated protesters was highly criticised by rights groups.
# bahrain - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
The members of the INMO have joined a vigil to highlight the trial of health professionals in Bahrain, and are calling for the release of their fellow professionals.
# bahrain - Monday 30 April, 2012
Activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja was sentenced by a military court to life in prison for plotting against the state.
# bahrain - Wednesday 25 April, 2012
Human rights activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, who previously worked for the Dublin-based Frontline Defenders, has been on hunger strike in Bahrain since 8 February.
# bahrain - Monday 23 April, 2012
Mercedes driver Rosberg forced both Lewis Hamilton of McLaren and Alonso of Ferrari to leave the track to avoid a collision in separate incidents.
The F1 event is over, but the controversy continues as news team deported on race day for operating without accreditation.
# bahrain - Sunday 22 April, 2012
The Austrian driver led from start to finish, showing signs of his world-championship winning form to hold off the Lotus challenge.
Or are Formula One correct in going ahead with the race? Have your say…
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# bahrain - Saturday 21 April, 2012
The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix has gone ahead despite claims that a man was killed during clashes with security forces, however the country’s Interior Ministry said a probe was now “under way”.
A man has been found dead with gunshot wounds after overnight clashes.
# bahrain - Thursday 19 April, 2012
The Formula One race is set to go ahead this Sunday amid rising tensions and anti-government protests
Team members were caught up in the incident as they returned from the Bahrain Grand Prix track on Wednesday.
# bahrain - Wednesday 18 April, 2012
The protesters chanted slogans against the race, which was canceled last year amid civil unrest in the country.
# bahrain - Tuesday 17 April, 2012
The Bahraini government insists it is on the road to reform – but Amnesty International has condemned its “piecemeal” efforts, accusing that state of continuing human rights violations including torture.
# bahrain - Saturday 14 April, 2012
The FIA’s decision to go ahead with next week’s Bahrain Grand Prix has triggered a renewal of hostilities between riot police and anti-government protestors.
# bahrain - Friday 13 April, 2012
Formula One’s governing body say they are happy with the security measures in place ahead of the race on 22 April.
# bahrain - Tuesday 10 April, 2012
The F1 supremo says he can’t force anyone to travel to Bahrain, while pressing home the fact that ‘commercially they have to go.’
# bahrain - Monday 9 April, 2012
Abdulhadi Al Khawaja is entering his 61st day of hunger strike. Eoin Lynch tells us his story and why people are calling on those involved with Formula 1 to speak out about Abdulhadi’s imprisonment.
# bahrain - Saturday 7 April, 2012
It’s looking more and more likely that the fourth race of the season will be axed for the second year in a row.
# bahrain - Monday 2 April, 2012
Around 20 opposition figures convicted for anti-state offences arising from last year’s uprising are appealing against their convictions.
# bahrain - Sunday 1 April, 2012
The Dubliner did not drop a single set on his way to a win in the singles final against Jordi Samper-Montana of Spain.
# bahrain - Tuesday 27 March, 2012
Sheikh Abdullah bin Isa Al Khalifa does hope that the race plays a big role in uniting the Gulf kingdom, however.
# bahrain - Thursday 1 March, 2012
Bahrain’s win raised suspicions because it needed to make up a nine-goal deficit on rival Qatar in the group standings to have a chance of advancing to the next round.
# bahrain - Wednesday 15 February, 2012
Calls from human rights groups for the FIA to withdraw Bahrain from their race calendar have fallen on deaf ears.