Articles

- 04/03/2016
Credit cards on the limit, huge bank borrowings and a struggle to repay loans: these are the personal debt problems of some Qataris despite the Gulf state's reputation for fabulous wealth.

- 04/03/2016
Credit cards on the limit, huge bank borrowings and a struggle to repay loans: these are the personal debt problems of some Qataris despite the Gulf state's reputation for fabulous wealth.

- 29/02/2016
A review of an interdisciplinary book exploring both the contemporary uprising and Bahrain’s lengthy history of contentious politics, exploring postcolonialism, foreign actors, human rights, and social media.

- 29/02/2016
Freelancer Anna Therese Day is speaking out about what she describes as a terrifying 48 hours in the Persian Gulf country.

- 26/02/2016
SAUDI Arabia appears to be preparing for a massive ground invasion of Syria, with possibly the support of the airforce of NATO member Turkey – putting Syrian President Assad on the defensive, warning both countries not to enter Syrian territory.

- 26/02/2016
It is time for Saudi Arabia to draw from a far richer well that will never run dry – its pool of talented, modern women

- 26/02/2016
In an exclusive interview, we speak with one of four U.S. journalists who were detained in the Gulf state of Bahrain and released Sunday after an international outcry.

- 21/02/2016
Controversial Sheikh Salman branded ‘continuity Blatter’ candidate

- 21/02/2016
It can’t last. The U.S. better get ready.

- 21/02/2016

- 21/02/2016
Kingdom says it will not reduce extraction despite agreement with Russia to 'freeze' production at January levels

- 21/02/2016
Adel al-Jubeir, the foreign affairs minister, said there would have to be assurance weapons would not 'fall into the wrong hands'

- 21/02/2016
The rivals have severed diplomatic ties and are fighting by proxy in Yemen. But revenues from crude are now so low that they have been forced to act in concert

- 18/02/2016
In January, the Pentagon transferred 10 low-level Guantanamo Bay detainees to Oman, marking the largest resettlement of such prisoners in a single day since the US military began detaining suspected terrorists there 14 years ago.

- 18/02/2016
Secular Opposition Leader Jailed Again on Speech Charge

- 17/02/2016
The University of Kent officials had paid a short visit to the Sultanate to reach out to prospective students, government organisations and other universities.

- 17/02/2016
Officials say they will wait to see if a planned ceasefire transpires and for a sign-off from the US-led coalition.

- 17/02/2016
Washington, D.C. - In response to news reports that four American journalists have been arrested in Bahrain, Human Rights First's Brian Dooley issued the following statement:

- 15/02/2016
Five years after a wave of protests demanding widespread reform rocked Bahrain, hopes for progress on human rights and accountability for past and present abuses have faded, a leading human rights group has said. The mass protests which began on 14 February 2011 were met with violence by the security forces, who shot dead and injured protesters. Others died in custody after being tortured, Amnesty International said on Thursdayý.

- 15/02/2016
Violent repression of pro-democracy movements in kingdom has led to complaints about complicity fuelled by trade