A preteen arrested and accused of protesting in Bahrain will not get jail time, authorities said Thursday.
Bahrain on Thursday acquitted nine medical professionals who were accused of involvement in unrest in the country but upheld convictions of another 11.
CNN's Christiane Amanpour has a jailed Bahrani doctor and a government official speak to each other.
A boy labeled the youngest detainee in Bahrain's prison system has been released pending trial, one of his lawyers said Tuesday.
An 11-year-old boy has been detained by Bahraini authorities for nearly a month for allegedly participating in an "illegal gathering" and for burning tires, an arrest that human rights groups say comes amid the country's continued crackdown on anti-government protesters.
Protesters in Bahrain marched through the streets Friday to criticize government plans to boost cooperation between the island state and Saudi Arabia.
Rights groups have slammed a lunch hosted by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday for including monarchs criticized for their countries' human rights records.
A court in Bahrain has quashed the life sentence of a prominent activist who has been on a hunger strike, sending his case to the Supreme Court, along with 20 others, the country's official news agency reported Monday.
ITN's Jonathan Miller describes his experience in Bahrain before being deported.
CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports on the race that finished without an incident despite violent pre-race protests.
Police in Bahrain clashed Monday with opposition protesters and mourners attending the funeral of a demonstrator killed over the weekend, witnesses said.
Force India's Robert Fernley talks with Don Riddell about his team leaving Friday's 2nd practice session in Bahrain.
Opposition groups said Saturday that a protester died after clashes with security forces, amid claims the government is cracking down on demonstrations ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
The last time Sebastian Vettel raced in Bahrain, it was the start of a season in which he became Formula One's youngest world champion.
The Bahrain Grand Prix will act as a unifying force amid the nation's unrest, the Bahraini government said Friday, while opposition activists accused the Gulf kingdom's rulers of cracking down on demonstrations.
Bahrain authorities arrested demonstrators Wednesday as they tried to "disrupt public and private interests" ahead of this weekend's Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, state media reported.
Security will likely be a major issue during the Bahrain Grand Prix, as CNN's Fred Pleitgen reports.
Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa has insisted Sunday's grand prix in the Gulf kingdom will go ahead despite continued anti-government protests on the country's streets.
Two members of Force India's Formula One team have left Bahrain after a petrol bomb was thrown at one of the marque's cars during an anti-government protest.
The Bahrain circuit's chairman tells CNN's Fred Pleitgen about the decision to go ahead with the controversial F1 race.
Bahrain Grand Prix bosses have made a "calculated decision" to go ahead with the controversial race on Sunday, claiming civil rights protests have nothing to do with the event.
Said Boumedouha of Amnesty International weighs in on human rights in the Middle East country of Bahrain.
Human rights reforms in Bahrain are inadequate and have failed to provide justice for victims in the aftermath of last year's government crackdown on opposition protesters, Amnesty International said in a report Tuesday.
In an exclusive interview, Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone is adamant the Bahrain Grand Prix would take place.
Thousands of mourners defied government forces and took to the streets Friday in Salmabad, Bahrain, to attend the funeral of Ahmed Ismaeel, who was killed last week in anti-government protests, witnesses told CNN.
Should sport and politics mix? Bernie Ecclestone has told CNN that they should not -- and that is why he is happy for Bahrain to host a Formula One race next weekend despite protests from human rights groups unhappy with the kingdom's regime.
CNN's Dan Rivers explains how the controversy over a hunger striker is hanging over an F1 motor race in Bahrain.
Bahrain Grand Prix organizers insisted Tuesday that the Formula One race scheduled for the Gulf kingdom later this month will go ahead despite mounting pressure for it to be scrapped.
Organizers for the controversial Bahrain Grand Prix have been given a boost after several Formula One teams, including world champions Red Bull, told CNN they will not unilaterally pull out of the race.
A global human rights organization Tuesday called on Bahraini authorities to release a jailed activist who's in poor health after a more than two-month hunger strike.
Formula One bosses are under increasing pressure to review their decision to stage the Bahrain Grand Prix later this month.
Authorities in Bahrain said Friday that they've arrested the daughter of a human rights activist who has drawn international attention and widespread protests with a hunger strike that he's sustained for nearly two months.
The human rights activist who entered the 55th day of a hunger strike in Bahrain on Tuesday may not survive the ordeal, his daughter told CNN.
Government forces attacked protesters in Bahrain Saturday, according to a human rights group.
The United Nations called on Bahrain on Tuesday to investigate reports of protesters and bystanders killed by security forces.
Protesters marched on the outskirts of the Bahraini capital on Friday, demanding democratic reforms amid renewed tension in the island nation more than a year after the beginning of pro-reform demonstrations.
Football's global governing body FIFA will examine Bahrain's "unusual" 10-0 World Cup qualifying win over Indonesia on Wednesday.
One year on from unrest in Bahrain, protests still linger and distrust remains, as CNN's Leone Lakhani reports.
Police deployed in force throughout the capital city on Tuesday, firing tear gas and making arrests as hundreds of activists tried to reach the landmark Pearl Roundabout on the anniversary of last year's pro-democracy protests in Bahrain.
Bahrain's Formula One organizers insist that the Gulf state's grand prix race will go ahead as planned in April, despite recent fears that its political situation has not improved.
Bahrain's government released a video they said is evidence that security forces did not beat activist Nabeel Rajab.
Police in Bahrain turned tear gas and rubber bullets on protesters who wanted to march from a Monday night demonstration on the outskirts of Manama toward a city landmark.
Two American women arrested during a demonstration in Bahrain have been deported, the U.S. State Department said Sunday.
Two American women were arrested during a demonstration Saturday in the capital of Bahrain, with state news and one of the women's husbands offering divergent accounts as to whether they were then deported.
Bahrain's government has refuted opposition claims that security officers were responsible for the deaths of anti-government protesters, saying they died of natural causes.
Mohammed Jamjoom reports on the fallout from a royal panel's report on human rights abuses in Bahrain.
Bahrain police on Friday denied opposition claims that security forces were responsible for the death of an anti-government protester, saying the man died from natural causes.
Employees of the company running the Bahrain Grand Prix were reinstated on Wednesday, after they were dismissed following last year's civil uprising in the Gulf kingdom.
Bahrain's top court announced Monday that it is creating a judicial panel to review some military court verdicts related to protests last year, the state news agency said.
A 16-year-old boy was killed at an anti-government demonstration in the city of Sitra on Saturday, Bahrain's largest opposition bloc said.
Demonstrators calling for reforms in Bahrain on Friday staged a sit-in at a roundabout in a Manama commercial district, but security forces broke it up, a human rights activist and a protester said.
Bahrain is adopting a zero tolerance policy toward "torture, inhuman treatment and degrading detention" practices toward political prisoners -- one of a number of recommendations made by an independent commission looking into claims of abuse during a crackdown on protesters earlier this year.
The New York Times' Nicholas Kristoff talks about getting caught up in violence while covering protests in Bahrain.
Bahrain's public prosecutor announced Saturday that he will drop some charges against opposition protesters detained in this year's unrest, state media reported.
Bahrain is on alert after a bomb explodes near the UK embassy. CNN's Leone Lakhani reports.
Prosecutors in the retrial of 20 medics convicted of trying to overthrow the government of Bahrain produced boxes of weapons Monday that they said were found in the medics' hospital.
Bahrain's king, Hamad al-Khalifa, on Saturday ordered that a committee be established to "follow up and implement" the recommendations contained within a highly-critical report released this week by the Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry.
Clashes broke out between demonstrators and security forces in a village in northern Bahrain Thursday.
CNN's Amber Lyon reports on allegations that the use of tear gas by Bahraini security forces is proving lethal.
Police used excessive force and torture against civilians arrested during a crackdown on protests earlier this year, an independent commission set up by Bahrain's king, Hamad al-Khalifa, found Wednesday.
The Bahrain government admitted Monday to the use of "excessive force" against opposition protesters this year days before an independent commission set up by King Hamad al-Khalifa is due to present its findings on police actions.
Clashes broke out across Bahrain on Saturday between security forces and opposition demonstrators after the funeral for a teenage boy who was struck and killed by a police car earlier in the day, eyewitnesses said.
Bahraini authorities discovered "a terror cell" and have arrested five people for allegedly planning attacks against government and diplomatic buildings as well as unidentified individuals, officials said Saturday.
The top Shiite cleric in Bahrain warned Friday that intra-religious tensions could intensify in the already unsettled Arabian nation, accusing the government of trying to fan the flames.
Bahrain will give a new trial to a group of 20 medical staff convicted of trying to overthrow the government, officials announced.
A court in Bahrain sentenced 26 people Tuesday to between five and 15 years in prison for offenses connected to recent political unrest, state media reported.
A group of 20 doctors who were detained during this year's protests in Bahrain have been convicted of attempting to overthrow the government and hit with lengthy prison sentences, authorities and a human rights group said Thursday.
A Bahrain appeals court upheld prison sentences Wednesday for 21 people convicted of trying to topple the country's government, the Bahrain News Agency reported.
Polls closed Saturday night in a parliamentary election in Bahrain, a day marked by more arrests and clashes between authorities and protesters.
Clashes were reported Friday in Bahrain's capital on the eve of parliamentary elections in the country.
Clashes between protesters and police extended into a second day in Bahrain on Saturday, following the burial of a man who died in questionable circumstances this week.
All the doctors and medics who were detained during recent protests in Bahrain have been released on bail, the country's Information Affairs Authority said Thursday.
At least 101 detained activists have gone on a hunger strike in Bahrain, a panel appointed by King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa said Wednesday.
Riot police clashed Friday in suburbs across Bahrain's capital of Manama with thousands of demonstrators enraged at the government's denial of responsibility in the death of a 14-year-old boy, a human rights advocate in the Arab nation said.
A teenager's death triggers further clashes in Bahrain. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.
Thousands of people took to the streets in Bahrain Thursday as the funeral took place for a 14-year-old boy whose death a day earlier sparked wide anger, witnesses said.
Bahrain's large Shiite Muslim opposition group, Al-Wefaq, will boycott the country's upcoming parliamentary election, a group representative said Saturday.
Clashes between police and Shiite Muslims in Bahrain stretched into Thursday morning, fueled by the killing of a 14-year-old boy by riot police in earlier demonstrations.
Bahraini authorities have released more than 140 detainees, including two ranking former opposition members of Parliament and a prominent opposition lawyer, government officials said.
Bahrain's main Shiite opposition party, Al-Wefaq, said Sunday that it has decided to withdraw from the so-called National Consensus Dialogue, called for by Bahrain's King Hamad.
CNN's Nic Robertson speaks with a Bahraini journalist accused of destablizing the country.
The trial of Bahraini opposition journalists accused of fabricating news to disrupt peace during the civil unrest in the Gulf state was adjourned Sunday until October.
Bahrain's government and the opposition started talks Saturday in a bid to agree on reforms following months of unrest in the Gulf state.
The head of the independent commission assigned by King Hamad bin Is al-Khalifa with investigating charges of human rights abuses during recent government crackdowns on pro-reform protesters in Bahrain vowed Thursday to carry out a fair, methodical and transparent investigation.
Bahrain's king has set up an independent commission to investigate possible human rights violations during recent government crackdowns on pro-reform protesters, according to the state-run Bahrain News Agency.
CNN's Colleen McEdwards takes a look at global reaction to the convictions of anti-government protesters in Bahrain.
More than two dozen medics accused of misdemeanors returned to court in Bahrain on Monday.
A Bahrain court sentenced eight Shiite opposition activists to life in prison after finding them guilty of plotting to overthrow the country's Sunni royal family, state media said Wednesday.
CNN's Nic Robertson talks to Bahraini government supporters worried about pro-democracy reforms.
Human Rights Watch is urging Bahrain to stop special military court proceedings against those arrested during the country's anti-government's protests.
Dozens of doctors and nurses went on trial Monday in Bahrain, accused of taking control of a hospital during anti-government protests, storing weapons and keeping people prisoner.
CNN's Nic Robertson reports on the criminal trial for doctors who treated victims of Arab Spring violence in Bahrain.
Formula One bosses have voted to return to Bahrain, on October 30th 2011. CNN's Alex Thomas and Don Riddell discuss the issues involved.
At least two former Bahraini opposition lawmakers went on trial Sunday, as a military court sentenced a 20-year-old poet to a year in prison.
Thousands of Bahrainis protested their government Saturday in a rally organized by the main opposition party.
Max Mosley, former head of World Motorsport's governing body, talks about problems with going ahead with the Bahrain Gran Prix.
Bahrain's crown prince, whose country has been wracked by anti-government protests, thanked U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday for his backing of a "national dialogue" to help resolve the country's political crisis.