RIYADH - Two Bahrain defenders scored own goals to hand hosts Saudi Arabia a 3-0 win in the Gulf Cup on Sunday and guarantee coach Juan Ramon Lopez Caro at least a few more days in the hotseat.
RIYADH - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain agreed on Sunday to return their ambassadors to Qatar, signalling an end to an eight-month rift over Doha's support for Islamist groups.
MANAMA - Bahrain's main opposition movement, Al Wefaq, said on Tuesday that authorities had suspended its activities for three months, ahead of a November parliamentary election which the group had already pledged to boycott.
MANAMA - Bahraini authorities have ordered pro-democracy activist Zainab al-Khawaja to be detained for questioning for seven days after a judge accused her of insulting King Hamad by tearing up his picture, her lawyer said on Wednesday.
DUBAI - Pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, one of the highest profile activists in the Arab world, is to go on trial in Bahrain accused of insulting the Interior and Defence Ministries, his supporters said on Thursday.
LONDON - A British court ruled on Tuesday that Bahraini Prince Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who has been accused of torturing detainees in Bahrain, does not enjoy immunity from prosecution in Britain.
INCHEON South Korea - Kenyan-born Ali Hasan Mahboob won Asian Games gold for Bahrain in the men's marathon on Friday after seeing off a spirited challenge from Japan's Kohei Matsumara.
BEIRUT - The U.S. military said on Tuesday its partners in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria included Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Jordan and Bahrain were involved in U.S. air strikes launched in Syria, a U.S. official said, although their exact roles in the military action were unclear.
DUBAI - Batelco will pursue its former Indian business partner for $212 million it says he owes the company, even though he was declared bankrupt last week, the Bahraini telecom operator said on Sunday.