- Mare Dibaba wins close women's marathon race at worlds Updated: Aug-30-15 12:16 am
BEIJING - Mare Dibaba gets asked all the time if she's related to Ethiopian great Tirunesh Dibaba. She's not.
- Bahrain arrests former Shiite lawmaker after trip to Iran Updated: Aug-24-15 10:52 am
MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain detained a former lawmaker after he visited Iran on charges of financing terrorism and being involved in a bombing that killed two police officers, accusations the Gulf nation's largest opposition group dismissed Monday as "absolute nonsense."
- US pushes Bahrain on prisoner treatment amid hunger strike Updated: Aug-20-15 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON - The United States is urging the Persian Gulf kingdom of Bahrain to ensure that a prominent political opponent is treated properly amid reports of a hunger strike.
- Leaked documents raise anger over Palestinian corruption Updated: Aug-12-15 7:46 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Documents leaked online detailing two attempts by Palestinian officials to misuse public funds have triggered outrage, highlighting the corruption and mismanagement critics say remains rampant in the Palestinian government.
- Bahrain suspends publication of independent newspaper Updated: Aug-06-15 8:37 pm
MANAMA, Bahrain - Bahrain's government has suspended the publication of the independent newspaper Al-Wasat.