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(L to R) Bahrain's Minister of Information, Ali bin Mohammed al-Romaihi, Minister of Justice and Islamic Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ali al-Khalifa and Municipal Elections executive director Nawaf Hamza attend a press conference in the capital Manama on November 23, 2018. - Amnesty International said it was "gravely concerned" by Bahrain's suppression of political opposition, a day ahead of the parliamentary election. (Photo by STR / AFP)

Bahrain holds vote amid boycott calls

Bahrain holds a parliamentary election Saturday amid boycott calls from dissolved opposition groups which have been banned from taking part.
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Bahrain opposition leaders get life term over Qatar spying case

Bahrain's appeals court has sentenced three senior members of the country's opposition movement to life in prison over charges of spying for neighbouring Qatar, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.

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Bahrain’s state television on Wednesday accused Qatar of attempting to overthrow the government in Manama, upping the stakes in a diplomatic crisis that has seen Doha isolated in the Gulf.

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