Nov 14, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Bahrain has drafted legislation that calls for heavyfines and jail sentences for those planning or participating in unauthorizedprotests.
Nov 11, 2004
LONDON [MENL] -- Despite anti-corruption legislation in Europe and theUnited States, most Gulf Cooperation Council states continue to demand heftykickbacks for military contracts.
Nov 02, 2004
ABU DHABI [MENL] -- Bahrain, rocked by a year of increasingly violentShi'ite protests, plans to curtail the right to assemble and protest.