World May 18

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Bahrain Government’s Confidence May Be Misplaced

MANAMA -- In an interview conducted Tuesday night with little advance notice, Bahrain's foreign minister, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, was indirect but clear: However grateful the Bahraini monarchy is for U.S. support in its current crisis, it isn't…

World May 12

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As Crackdown Nears End, Bahrainis Struggle to Turn the Page

MANAMA | It's Thursday night in Bahrain, and we're in Manama's air-conditioned Seef Mall -- a gleaming glass and steel emporium of consumer pleasures, from its Costa Coffee shop to a haute couture Islamic dress store. There are women wearing…

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