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#Bahrain

From The42 Bahrain player hit with 10-match ban for racist 'slitty eye' gesture to Hong Kong fans Punishment

Bahrain player hit with 10-match ban for racist 'slitty eye' gesture to Hong Kong fans

Sayed Baqer committed the offence at the end of a World Cup qualifying match.

From The42 Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain History Makers This post contains videos

Ireland advance to Toulon Tournament semis for the first time after narrow win over Bahrain

Connor Ronan scored the only goal of the game as Stephen Kenny’s side progressed on Sunday afternoon.

From The42 Rio marathon silver medallist banned following EPO positive Doping

Rio marathon silver medallist banned following EPO positive

Bahrain’s Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has been provisionally suspended.

From The42 Bahrain accused of using Formula One to 'sportwash' image Claim

Bahrain accused of using Formula One to 'sportwash' image

The second Grand Prix of 2019 opens in Manama on Friday and runs through Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie An Irishman missing in Bahrain has been found dead Persian Gulf

An Irishman missing in Bahrain has been found dead

Conor David Dunne had been working in the gulf nation.

From TheJournal.ie 'Why are you building muscles? You're a girl. Why are you ruining your body?' Female Bodybuilders

'Why are you building muscles? You're a girl. Why are you ruining your body?'

Faced with limited competing options at home, the Arab world’s top female bodybuilders look abroad for recognition.

From The42 Are you watching LvG? Out-of-sorts Falcao scores twice on international duty with Colombia On Target
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'These human rights abuses have a very real and clear link to Ireland' Oppression

Opinion: 'These human rights abuses have a very real and clear link to Ireland'

Ireland has the potential to make a difference in two situations that have been raising concerns for human rights groups.

From The42 Kevin Heffernan's sister sends best wishes to St Vincent's team from Bahrain Support

Kevin Heffernan's sister sends best wishes to St Vincent's team from Bahrain

“I am sure marching from the club to Croke Park will be as exciting and spectacular as it has been in the past,” she said.

From TheJournal.ie So what is left of the Arab Spring? State Of The Nations

So what is left of the Arab Spring?

It is the third anniversary of the Tunisian protest which sparked a flame across the Middle East and North Africa.

From TheJournal.ie Colm O'Gorman: Why we can't afford to forget about Bahrain Column

Colm O'Gorman: Why we can't afford to forget about Bahrain

It is the second anniversary of the uprising in Bahrain but prisoners of conscience are still behind bars, writes the head of Amnesty International Ireland.

From The42 Formula One: Vettel wins Indian Grand Prix Winning

Formula One: Vettel wins Indian Grand Prix

The 25-year-old German produced another flawless display to pull 13 points clear of Fernando Alonso.

From TheJournal.ie Bahrain high court upholds verdicts in medics protest trial Bahrain

Bahrain high court upholds verdicts in medics protest trial

The highest court in Bahrain has rejected the final appeal by nine medics against their convictions linked to anti-regime protests last year.

From The42 Money talks: Gulf firm to organise Leeds United purchase Takeover

Money talks: Gulf firm to organise Leeds United purchase

The takeover move, announced to the Bahrain and Kuwaiti stock exchanges this morning, is believed to be worth £50m.

From TheJournal.ie US 'deeply troubled' by Bahrain activist jailing Bahrain

US 'deeply troubled' by Bahrain activist jailing

“We believe that all people have a fundamental freedom to participate in civil acts of peaceful disobedience,” said State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.

From TheJournal.ie Bahrain activist jailed for three years Arab Spring

Bahrain activist jailed for three years

Nabeel Rajab was found guilty of taking part in illegal gatherings.

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

From TheJournal.ie Column: I was convicted for treating protesters. Now I face arrest any time. Opinion

Column: I was convicted for treating protesters. Now I face arrest any time.

Irish-trained doctor Ghassan Dhaif, who aided the injured in Bahrain’s Arab Spring, on why the Government must do more to help medics like him.

From TheJournal.ie Bahrain court delays verdict for 11-year-old 'protester' Bahrain

Bahrain court delays verdict for 11-year-old 'protester'

The boy is one of the youngest suspects detained in crackdowns on protests led by Bahrain’s Shiite majority.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste seeks clemency for Bahraini medics Arab Spring

Tánaiste seeks clemency for Bahraini medics

The doctors and nurses were sentenced after being found guilty of aiding an uprising against the Gulf kingdom’s regime.

From TheJournal.ie Govt urged to take action over jailed Bahraini doctors who trained in Ireland Bahrain

Govt urged to take action over jailed Bahraini doctors who trained in Ireland

A number of doctors who trained at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin had their sentences reduced in Bahrain today but they remain behind bars.

From TheJournal.ie Bahrain medics jailed over Arab Spring protests acquitted, sentences reduced Bahrain

Bahrain medics jailed over Arab Spring protests acquitted, sentences reduced

Jailing of doctors and nurses who treated protesters was highly criticised by rights groups.

From TheJournal.ie Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics Bahrain

Irish nurses and midwives join vigil for Bahrain medics

The members of the INMO have joined a vigil to highlight the trial of health professionals in Bahrain, and are calling for the release of their fellow professionals.

From TheJournal.ie Bahraini hunger striker granted retrial Arab Spring

Bahraini hunger striker granted retrial

Activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja was sentenced by a military court to life in prison for plotting against the state.

From TheJournal.ie Bahrain denies hunger striker has disappeared, insist he is in 'good health' Abdulhadi

Bahrain denies hunger striker has disappeared, insist he is in 'good health'

Human rights activist Abdulhadi Al Khawaja, who previously worked for the Dublin-based Frontline Defenders, has been on hunger strike in Bahrain since 8 February.

From The42 Alonso fumes at Rosberg conduct in Bahrain F1

Alonso fumes at Rosberg conduct in Bahrain

Mercedes driver Rosberg forced both Lewis Hamilton of McLaren and Alonso of Ferrari to leave the track to avoid a collision in separate incidents.

From TheJournal.ie Channel 4 news team deported from Bahrain Bahrain

Channel 4 news team deported from Bahrain

The F1 event is over, but the controversy continues as news team deported on race day for operating without accreditation.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know on this Monday morning…

From The42 Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel gets back to winning ways in Bahrain Bulling

Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel gets back to winning ways in Bahrain

The Austrian driver led from start to finish, showing signs of his world-championship winning form to hold off the Lotus challenge.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Bahrain Grand Prix have been cancelled? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Bahrain Grand Prix have been cancelled?

Or are Formula One correct in going ahead with the race? Have your say…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s some (well, nine) things you should know this Sunday am.

From TheJournal.ie Bahrain opens probe into death in protest area Bahrain

Bahrain opens probe into death in protest area

The Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix has gone ahead despite claims that a man was killed during clashes with security forces, however the country’s Interior Ministry said a probe was now “under way”.

From TheJournal.ie Bahrain F1 to go ahead despite protests Arab Spring

Bahrain F1 to go ahead despite protests

A man has been found dead with gunshot wounds after overnight clashes.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Nine things to know this Saturday…

From The42 Head in the sand: Human rights organisations blast F1 for ignoring Bahrain Grand Prix concerns Politics Of Sport

Head in the sand: Human rights organisations blast F1 for ignoring Bahrain Grand Prix concerns

The Formula One race is set to go ahead this Sunday amid rising tensions and anti-government protests

From The42 Force India caught in Bahrain firebomb attack Attack

Force India caught in Bahrain firebomb attack

Team members were caught up in the incident as they returned from the Bahrain Grand Prix track on Wednesday.

From The42 Clashes hit Bahrain Formula One exhibit F1

Clashes hit Bahrain Formula One exhibit

The protesters chanted slogans against the race, which was canceled last year amid civil unrest in the country.

From TheJournal.ie Torture and other human rights abuses continuing in Bahrain – Amnesty report Bahrain

Torture and other human rights abuses continuing in Bahrain – Amnesty report

The Bahraini government insists it is on the road to reform – but Amnesty International has condemned its “piecemeal” efforts, accusing that state of continuing human rights violations including torture.

From The42 Formula One announcement sparks unrest in Bahrain Protest

Formula One announcement sparks unrest in Bahrain

The FIA’s decision to go ahead with next week’s Bahrain Grand Prix has triggered a renewal of hostilities between riot police and anti-government protestors.

From The42 Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead – FIA Bahrain GP

Bahrain Grand Prix will go ahead – FIA

Formula One’s governing body say they are happy with the security measures in place ahead of the race on 22 April.

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