Bahrain strips 115 of citizenship on terrorism charges May 16, 2018 0 43 12345 REUTERSDUBAIA court in Bahrain revoked the citizenship of 115 people and gave 53 of them life sentences on terrorism charges, the public prosecutor said on Tuesday, in one of the most severe rulings yet in the Gulf island kingdom.Western-backed Bahrain, where the US Fifth Fleet is based, has been cracking down on Shi'ite opposition groups and rights activists since they led pro-democracy Arab Spring protests in 2011, a crackdown that has been condemned internationally.Authorities in Sunni Muslim-ruled Bahrain have accused scores of people of militancy in a series of mass trials, saying the defendants are backed by Shi'ite Iran. Rights activists say they have included mostly peaceful opposition members.This case pertains to Bahrain's allegation in 2015 that Iranian Revolutionary Guards helped Shi'ite Bahraini fugitives join forces to set up a militant group called the Zulfiqar Brigades to destabilise the kingdom. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Gaza buries it dead after deadliest day of protests May 16, 2018 0 66 Iran upbeat on N-deal hopes after EU talks May 16, 2018 0 42 Gaza hospitals struggle to cope with numbers of wounded May 16, 2018 0 40 Family in agony after baby dies from tear gas afp Gaza City In her final embrace, Mariam al-Ghandour hugs the tiny body of her daughter Leila tight, tears rolling down her face. "The Israelis killed her," she sobbed. The health ministry in Gaza say baby Leila, only .. Diplomatic efforts on Syria sag in Kazakh capital Astana AFP Astana, Kazakhstan Talks on Syria spearheaded by Russia in Astana failed to edge the seven-year conflict closer to a political settlement Tuesday and cast the future of diplomatic efforts to end the crisis into .. 2nd Palestinian killed at fresh protest Gaza City A second Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire Tuesday, the health ministry in the strip announced, a day after 60 people were killed in the worst violence in years. The ministry said the man, who was not named, ..