Ala'a Shehabi


Why Is Bahrain Outsourcing Extremism?

The Bahraini government has been working overtime to crush pro-democracy activists. But what about followers of the Islamic State?

The Middle East Channel

Bahrain’s sovereign hypocrisy

Bahrain's contested politics transcends almost everything to do with national identity, historical narrative, and popular discourse. The uprising that began in 2011 is an attempt ...

The Middle East Channel

Hunger, heroism, and hope in Bahrain

Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, a prominent Bahraini human rights activist who was sentenced to life imprisonment in a military court, is now in a critical stage of ...

The Middle East Channel

Bahrain’s revolutionaries

Bahrain's February 14th movement has become a symbol of resistance and fortitude...and the most powerful political force in Bahrain today. This confederation of loosely organized ...

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