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It has been ten years since Bahrain was rocked by protests that demanded reforms, which were crushed by government forces.

The long read: Bahey el-Din Hassan explores how elites, who were unable to rise to the task of mounting organised collective action, caused the Arab Spring to run aground.

Iran, Israel <em>and</em> Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Stasa Salacanin

Iran, Israel and Turkey in a post-Arab Spring region

Analysis: Non-Arab powers have emerged as new regional centres of influence in the Middle East's changing geopolitical map.

<em>Rights</em> groups call on Congress to block UAE deal

The New Arab Staff

Rights groups call on Congress to block UAE deal

The groups argue that the arms sales could lead to further human suffering in Yemen.

Hamilton addresses F1's 'massive problem' with human <em>rights</em>

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Hamilton addresses F1's 'massive problem' with human rights

Bahrain is accused of exploiting F1 to "sportswash" its human rights abuses.

Emile Nakhleh

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both domestically and regionwide, writes Emile Nakhleh.

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Bahrain top court upholds two death sentences

Authorities in the tiny kingdom have cracked down hard on dissent since mass street protests in 2011 demanded an elected prime minister ...

Gaia Caramazza

UK urged to intervene in case of 'tortured' Bahrainis

Bahraini security officials who allegedly tortured the two men received training that was partly funded by Britain.

The New Arab

Bahrain releases hundreds of detainees, but keeps activists imprisoned

Prominent political leaders and rights activists with underlying health conditions have been excluded from a mass release of ...

<em>Bahrain</em> activist on 'absurd' charges leaves prison: Amnesty

The New Arab & agencies

Bahrain activist on 'absurd' charges leaves prison: Amnesty

Hajer Mansoor, 51, her son and nephew were sentenced to prison in October 2017 after being accused of planting a fake bomb in a ...

The New Arab

Hundreds mourn 24-year-old Bahraini ex-prisoner 'killed by medical negligence'

Sayed Kadhem Abbas, 24, died on Monday from brain cancer which human rights groups say went untreated for years during his ...

Scores Bahraini prisoners launch hunger strike over scabies outbreak

The New Arab

Scores Bahraini prisoners launch hunger strike over scabies outbreak

Prisoners in Bahrain are launching a hunger strike to demand improved medical care and conditions amid an outbreak of a ...

<em>Bahrain</em> accused of using US-Iran tensions to hide executions

Florence Dixon

Bahrain accused of using US-Iran tensions to hide executions

Bahrain has upheld the death sentences given to Mohammed Ramadan and Hussain Moosa, but have used holidays and the ...

Extreme inequality will fuel Middle East turmoil <em>and</em> uncertainty

Emile Nakhleh

Extreme inequality will fuel Middle East turmoil and uncertainty

Comment: The regimes' inability and unwillingness to address their peoples' legitimate demands is leading the region to more turmoil ...

Bahraini man dies following protests against executions

The New Arab

Bahraini man dies following protests against executions

A young Bahraini man has died after police fired tear gas on people protesting against the execution of two activists.

The New Arab

WATCH: British police raid Bahrain embassy to save protester

A Bahraini activist staged a protest on the roof of the Gulf state's British embassy in a bid to stop Bahraini authorities executing two Shias convicted of terror charges.

The New Arab & agencies

Bahrain executes three men despite human rights pleas

Bahrain has executed three men on Saturday morning, despite calls from human rights groups to halt their executions. Amnesty ...

The New Arab & agencies

Bahrain court overturns decision stripping citizenship of 92 Shias

A Bahraini appeals court overturned a decision to strip the citizenship of 92 Shias jailed for plotting to form an Iran-linked "terror" ...

Mohamad Elmasry

Mohamed Morsi didn't 'die' - he was killed

Comment: Morsi will be remembered, tragically, for the message that was delivered by Arab despots after his electoral victory - that ...

Arab despots come <em>for</em> Khartoum

Abdelwahab El-Affendi

Arab despots come for Khartoum

Comment: In Sudan, anti-democratic regional powers apply a military crackdown method tried and tested in Egypt, writes Abdelwahab ...

Josh Ruebner

Kushner's plan to sugarcoat the occupation of Palestine

Comment: A two-day international 'Peace to Prosperity' economic workshop in Bahrain undermines Palestinians and their calls ...

'Fake news': <em>Bahrain</em> detains lawyer <em>for</em> anti-government tweets

The New Arab

'Fake news': Bahrain detains lawyer for anti-government tweets

Rights groups have voiced concern for lawyer Abdullah Hashim, who the Bahraini authorities allege has spread public disorder ...

Trump's disastrous plan <em>for</em> the Muslim Brotherhood

Emile Nakhleh

Trump's disastrous plan for the Muslim Brotherhood

Comment: Sadly, the Trump administration's clear message to the Arab and Muslim worlds is that democratic politics does not matter, ...

Major opposition figures not on 'restored Bahraini citizenship list'

The New Arab

Major opposition figures not on 'restored Bahraini citizenship list'

Opposition leaders and prominent activists failed to show up on the list of more than 500 that had their nationality restored in ...

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