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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Bahrain

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Bahraini government officials extend loyalty pledge campaign to Facebook, Twitter
‘Loyalty books’ had been placed around the country for signature and comments before the online versions were launched.
Bahrain sentences four to death after anti-government demos
Four demonstrators are sentenced to death, and another three given life in prison, for killing police officers last month.
The Daily Fix: Sunday
Man arrested in Cork on connection with house fire; Tipp man survives horrific stabbing; happy birthday Enda and Eamon; Charlie Bird under fire; the new iPhone; and skills that pay the bills. It’s your Daily Fix…
Crown Prince of Bahrain declines royal wedding invite
Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa had been invited to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton amid concerns about the treatment of pro-democracy protesters in Bahrain recently.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
More deaths in Syria; a man appears in court in Ronan Kerr murder probe; an NFL star is stabbed; possible trouble ahead in Iran; and what do David Beckham and the Crown Prince of Bahrain have in common? The Daily Fix reveals all…
Guest list confirmed and seating plan for royal wedding revealed
Guests include the crown prince of Bahrain, Mr Bean, the Beckhams and Elton John but not Nicolas Sarkozy nor Barack Obama.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Anglo’s new name; Kyrgyz parliament ‘sacrifices’ sheep; and the competition is fierce at the Fireman Olympics. It’s all in today’s Daily Fix…
In photos: Bahrain's Pearl Square monument pulled down
Symbolic focal point of month-long uprising has been pulled down by the army.
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
The Daily Fix: St Patrick’s Day
In today’s Fix: Obama announces an official visit, a man is charged with attempted murder after stabbing four people in Belfast, and we finally find out what happened to all the snakes…
Six top opposition activists arrested in Bahrain
As the struggle in Bahrain continues, the Sunni monarchy uses everything at its disposal to retain power – while Shias are hoping their overwhelming population advantage will bring the leadership to its knees.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: the preliminary report into the Cork plane crash is released; hopes at Fukushima; and some very original merchandise for the British royal nuptials.
Protesters forced from Bahrain's Pearl Square
Reports that nine people have been killed since martial law and emergency measures were announced in the kingdom yesterday.
Majority don't support unrest in Bahrain, says Irish woman in Manama
Irish woman living in Bahrain tells that Bahrain feels like the North in the 70s and the unrest has created sectarian divisions.
Three month long state of emergency declared in Bahrain
Reports that Saudi soldier has been shot dead by Bahraini protester as king announces martial law.
Department advises against non-essential travel to Bahrain
Irish citizens in Bahrain, or intending to travel there, are asked to register online with the Department of Foreign Affairs.
Saudi troops arrive in Bahrain to help ruling monarchy tackle protests
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have responded to Bahrain’s call for support amid escalating unrest.
The Daily Fix: Monday
Our daily wrap-up includes how our new finance minister broke the bad news to Brussels, more fears over Japan’s nuclear reactors – and a crafty solution by one Colorado police department…
Saudi Arabian troops prepare to back Bahrain's crown prince
Irish citizens in Bahrain urged to remain indoors over coming days as “spontaneous demonstrations and violence” expected.
Protesters descend on Bahrain Prime Minister's office demanding reform
The country’s Shiite majority are demanding the prime minister resign. Bahrain holds strategic importance in the Middle East.
Tunisia to hold elections by mid-July as protests continue
The announcement comes as protesters continue to demonstrate, demanding that the country’s prime minister resign.
Round-up of today's protests across the Middle East
Escalating unrest in North Africa and the Middle East sees protesters taking to the streets in several countries, from Tunisia to Iraq.
Jubilant scenes in Bahrain as military withdraws
Thousands are celebrating in capital of Bahrain after the withdrawal of the military, following scores of people being rushed to hospital after violent clashes earlier today.
The week in photos
Our pick of the wonderful and sometimes poignant pictures that shaped the week.
Funerals held for Bahrain protest victims as more demonstrations planned
Four people died on Thursday as anti-government protests are set to continue and the country’s royals pressurise international media according to reports.
Slideshow: police launch pre-dawn raid on Bahrain protests
At least four people are believed to have died after police stormed a makeshift protest camp at Pearl Square.
Bahrain protests continue as clashes break out in Libya
Dozens injured in Libya after the pro-democracy push spreads from neighbouring north African state Tunisia.
Clinton says US supports protesters in Iran
Meanwhile, a second protester has been killed in Bahrain after police clashed with mourners at the funeral for the first person killed in Monday’s demonstrations.
Tear gas fired at Iranian protesters
Police and anti-establishment protesters have clashed in Iran, Bahrain and Yemen – as people across the region draw inspiration from the Egyptian protests.
Togo coach suspended after managing fake national team
Who are these people?
Filipino woman admits she left newborn on plane
A Filipino woman says that she abandoned her baby in a bin after giving birth in an airplane bathroom.