Gulf courts uphold stiff sentences against activists
Courts in Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates have upheld lengthy jail sentences against prominent activists for......
Ahmed Al Omran in Riyadh
UK student sentenced to life in prison in UAE for spying
...reconsider. “Today’s verdict is not what we expect from a friend and trusted partner of the United Kingdom and runs......
Simeon Kerr in Dubai
Bahrain’s Shia loath to give Sunni rulers election credibility
...because it is home to a Shia majority ruled by a Sunni monarchy. Cycles of unrest have often blighted the......
Andrew England and Simeon Kerr in Manama