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Activist: Prominent Bahrain blogger arrested

A rights activist in Bahrain says authorities have arrested a prominent blogger just days after warning of harsher measures against anti-government protesters in the violence-wracked Gulf kingdom. Full story

Bahrain orders tougher penalties ahead of protests

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain ordered tougher penalties for what it called terrorist acts on Sunday ahead of planned anti-government protests next month. Full story

Bahraini parliamentarian's house attacked for second time

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Assailants attacked the home of a Bahraini member of parliament with petrol bombs on Sunday for the second time in a week, the state news agency BNA said, the latest in a series of assaults on public officials and security personnel in the kingdom. Full story

Car bomb explodes outside mosque in Bahrain

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside a Sunni Muslim mosque as worshippers attended late-night prayers in a district where members of Bahrain's royal family live, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday. Full story

Bahrain bomb kills one policeman: interior ministry

DUBAI (Reuters) - A homemade bomb killed one policeman in Bahrain late on Saturday, the interior ministry said, the latest in a string of attacks targeting security personnel. Full story

Bahrain to study restrictions on VoIP services

DUBAI (Reuters) - Bahrain is to study whether to restrict Internet-based telecom services, the communications minister of the restive Arab state told Reuters, although no final decision was imminent. Full story

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  Bahrain protests ahead of Formula One race

Social media websites share video of clashes between protesters and riot police in Bahrain where anti-government groups are stepping up attacks ahead of the F1 Bahrain Grand Prix. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

  Today’s Buzz: Kim Kardashian’s visit to Bahrain triggers protest

Bonnie Fuller  of Hollywoodlife.com, and Roseanne Colletti of NBC’s “Gossip Gram,” chat about the hottest entertainment topics of the day, like Kim Kardashian’s controversial visit to Bahrain and Britney Spears 31st birthday.

  The international importance of a "positive party" message

Musician Andrew W.K. joins Alex Wagner and the NOW panel to talk about his recently revoked cultural appointment to speak in Bahrain, as well as the importance of a “positive party” message.

  Protesters in Bahrain sprayed with tear gas

Riot police reportedly use tear gas and stun guns to break up an anti-government demonstration in Bahrain. NBCNews.com's Dara Brown reports.

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Abdul Nabi Salman of Progressive Society, speaks at a joint news conference of opposition societies at Al Wefaq's headquarters in Manama
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Abdul Nabi Salman of Progressive Society, speaks at a joint news conference of opposition societies at Al Wefaq's headquarters in Manama, July 29, 2013. Opposition societies rejected Bahrain's lawmakers extraordinary session held on Sunday and put their own 24 recommendation. REUTERS/Hamad I Mohamm

Al Ansari of Al Ikhlas Society, Rashid Al Mousawi of Waad Society, Abdul Nabi Salman of Progressive Society, Fashel Abass of Al Wehdawi Society and Khalil Marzouq of Al Wefaq Society address a joint news conference at Al Wefaq's headquarters in Manama
Al Ansari of Al Ikhlas Society, Rashid Al Mousawi of Waad Society, Abdul Nabi Salman of Progressive Society, Fashel Abass of Al Wehdawi Society and Khalil Marzouq of Al Wefaq Society address a joint news conference at Al Wefaq's headquarters in Manama

From L- R: Mousa Al Ansari of Al Ikhlas Society, Rashid Al Mousawi of Waad Society, Abdul Nabi Salman of Progressive Society, Fashel Abass of Al Wehdawi Society and Khalil Marzouq of Al Wefaq Society address a joint news conference at Al Wefaq's headquarters in Manama, July 29, 2013. Opposition soc

A protester wearing a gas mask sits on a chair while holding a molotov cocktail during clashes with authorities in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem
A protester wearing a gas mask sits on a chair while holding a molotov cocktail during clashes with authorities in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem

A protester wearing a gas mask sits on a chair while holding a molotov cocktail during clashes with authorities in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem, south of Manama, July 19, 2013. Bahrain Ministry of Interior rejected the permission for weekly anti-government rally which is organized by Bahrain's mai

A protester wearing a gas mask displays an empty cartridge fired by riot police during clashes in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem
A protester wearing a gas mask displays an empty cartridge fired by riot police during clashes in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem

A protester wearing a gas mask displays an empty cartridge fired by riot police during clashes in the village of Bilad al-Qadeem, south of Manama, July 19, 2013. Bahrain Ministry of Interior rejected the permission for weekly anti-government rally which is organized by Bahrain's main opposition part