US Navy Fifth Fleet

Type: Organization
Name: US Navy Fifth Fleet
Description: United States Naval Forces Central Command/United States 5th Fleet help ensure peace and stability and protect America's vital interests in a 7.5 million square mile area of responsibility comprised of eastern Africa, the Middle East and Southwest Asia. Its configuration includes a Carrier Strike Group, Amphibious Ready Group or Expeditionary Strike Group, and other ships and aircraft with approximately 20,000 people serving afloat and 3,000 support personnel ashore
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Two killed in Bahrain car explosion - Interior Ministry

* Ministry says signs of explosive substances in car* Bahrain hit by several small bombings in recent weeks* U.S. ally has yet to quell unrest from Shi'ite population (Adds background)MANAMA, April 19 (Reuters) - An explosion in a car killed two people ... [Published AlertNet - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police -family

MANAMA, April 18 (Reuters) - A Bahraini man died on Friday from shotgun pellet wounds sustained during clashes with police almost two months ago, rights activists said, becoming the first person to be killed in such circumstances since February last ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

*Bahraini Crown Prince Meets with U.S. Ambassador and Fifth Fleet Commander

Manama, Jumada II 18, 1435, Apr 18, 2014, SPA -- Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, received here yesterday U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain Thomas Krajeski and ... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

The United Kingdom assumes command of CTF 150 from Australia

The Royal Australian Navy has handed over command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force 150 to the Royal Navy at a formal change of command ceremony held in Bahrain on 10 April 2014. Saluting the Australian and UK national anthems ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 4 reports

Bahrain Policeman Hurt in Shiite Village Blast

:58An explosion has wounded a policeman in a Shiite village near Manama, where clashes frequently erupt between security forces and protesters against the ruling Sunni dynasty, the interior ministry said."On-duty policeman injured in homemade bomb blast ... [Published Naharnet - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain Police, Protesters Clash After Shi’ite Funeral

Anti-government demonstrators throwing petrol bombs clashed with police in Bahrain on Thursday, who fired tear gas and birdshot in response. The demonstration followed a funeral procession in a Shi’ite Muslim village south of the capital Manama, witnesses ... [Published American Banking News - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

Bahrain police, protesters clash after Shi'ite funeral

World Bulletin/News DeskAnti-government demonstrators throwing petrol bombs clashed with police who fired tear gas and birdshot in Bahrain on Thursday following a funeral procession in a Shi'ite Muslim village south of the capital Manama, witnesses s ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain Jails 13 for Life over Protest

Thirteen Bahrainis were sentenced to life in prison after they were convicted of taking part in an illegal protest, their lawyer said on Monday.The protesters were also accused of trying to kill two policemen by attacking their vehicle.Another man was ... [Published Al Manar TV - Apr 01 2014]
Entities: Protest, Bahrain, Jail
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Bahrain jails 13 for life over protest, attack - lawyer

World Bulletin/News DeskThirteen Bahrainis were sentenced to life in prison after they were convicted of trying to kill two policemen by attacking their vehicle and of taking part in an illegal protest, their lawyer said on Monday.Another man was jailed ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 2 reports

Bahrain Jails 29 Shiites for Attack on Police

:55A Bahraini court on Wednesday jailed 29 Shiites for up to 10 years for an attack on a police center in April 2012, a judicial source said.Twenty-six of those convicted were handed 10-year prison terms and three others jailed for three years, the source ... [Published Naharnet - Mar 26 2014]
Entities: Shia Islam, Bahrain, Jail, Police
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Policemen injured by bomb on highway in Bahrain

(Adds background)MANAMA, March 25 (Reuters) - A blast caused by a homemade bomb on a highway west of Bahrain's capital Manama caused minor injuries to several policemen, the Gulf Arab kingdom's Interior Ministry said on Tuesday.Bahrain has experienced ... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 3 reports

Bomb blast in Bahrain's Sitra village injures policeman -official

Reuters  –MANAMA (Reuters) - A bomb exploded on Saturday in the Bahrain i village of Sitra, east of Manama, causing minor injuries to a policeman, a source from Bahrain's interior ministry said.It was not immediately clear who planted the bomb or the ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 22 2014]

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"Initial inspections uncovered two burnt bodies and a third with burn wounds was taken to hospital" the ministry said
"We have refused to received the body until we get an (official) report that Abdul-Aziz died from shotgun pellets" he said
"On-duty policeman injured in homemade bomb blast in Daih village" the ministry said on Twitter late on Friday, without giving details
"A terrorist act targeted the lives of policemen who were on duty in the village of al-Daih, using a homemade bomb that injured one security man" the ministry said in a brief statement

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Two killed in Bahrain car explosion - Interior ... [Published AlertNet - Apr 19 2014]
Bahraini man dies two months after being shot b... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 18 2014]
*Bahraini Crown Prince Meets with U.S. Ambassad... [Published Saudi Press Agency - Apr 18 2014]
Is Piracy Eradicated? [Published Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide - Apr 15 2014]
The United Kingdom assumes command of CTF 150 f... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 14 2014]
The United Kingdom assumes command of CTF 150 f... [Published Combined Maritime Forces - Apr 14 2014]
Bahrain Policeman Hurt in Shiite Village Blast [Published Naharnet - Apr 12 2014]
Policeman hurt in Bahrain bomb blast - ministry [Published Metro Broadcast - Apr 11 2014]
Policeman hurt in Bahrain bomb blast - ministry [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 11 2014]
Policeman hurt in Bahrain bomb blast - ministry [Published TrustMedia - Apr 11 2014]
Boost to Sino-US military ties [Published CHINAdaily - Apr 09 2014]
Bahrain Police, Protesters Clash After Shi’ite ... [Published American Banking News - Apr 03 2014]
Bahrain police, protesters clash after Shi'ite ... [Published World Bulletin - Apr 03 2014]
Bahrain police, protesters clash after Shi'ite ... [Published TrustMedia - Apr 03 2014]
Bahrain Jails 13 for Life over Protest [Published Al Manar TV - Apr 01 2014]
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Bahrain jails 13 for life over protest, attack ... [Published World Bulletin - Mar 31 2014]
Bahrainis 'Jihadists' Fighting Abroad Given Dea... [Published Naharnet - Mar 27 2014]
Expansion of 5th Fleet base underscores long-te... [Published Navy Times - Mar 27 2014]
Bahrain Jails 29 Shiites for Attack on Police [Published Naharnet - Mar 26 2014]
Ministry: Booby-trapped Bike Wounds Two Bahrain... [Published Naharnet - Mar 26 2014]
Policemen injured by bomb on highway in Bahrain [Published TrustMedia - Mar 25 2014]
Three Years Later, Reform in Bahrain is Nowhere... [Published Huffington Post - Mar 25 2014]
Washington Examiner: As enemy forces expand, U.... [Published NewsOK.com - Mar 25 2014]
Examiner Editorial: Russia, China navies grow a... [Published Washington Examiner - Mar 23 2014]
Bomb blast in Bahrain's Sitra village injures p... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 22 2014]
Bomb blast in Bahrain's Sitra village injures p... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Mar 22 2014]
Bomb blast in Bahrain's Sitra village injures p... [Published TrustMedia - Mar 22 2014]
Iran building copy of US aircraft carrier – TV [Published Voice of Russia - Mar 22 2014]
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The United Kingdom assumes command of CTF 150 f... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Apr 14 2014]
The Royal Australian Navy has handed over command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force 150 to the Royal Navy at a formal change of command ceremony held in Bahrain on 10 April 2014. Saluting the Australian and UK national anthems ...
The United Kingdom assumes command of CTF 150 f... [Published Combined Maritime Forces - Apr 14 2014]
The Royal Australian Navy has handed over command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force 150 to the Royal Navy at a formal change of command ceremony held in Bahrain on 10 April 2014. Saluting the Australian and UK national anthems ...
Rob Anders, all Bozo, all the time [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Mar 18 2014]
One of the few reassuring aspects of the confrontation with Moscow over Ukraine has been the near-total absence of anyone daft enough to suggest sending an army to put Vladimir Putin to a test of arms. But never underestimate the extent to which Conservative ...
Ukraine: Was Putin motivated by US meddling? [Published Politisite - Mar 05 2014]
While the US and the EU, including NATO, express outrage over Vladimir Putin’s aggression into the Ukraine, is there some truth to the points he raised during yesterday’s rare press conference? In fact, was Putin motivated by U.S. meddling? For ...
home to the U.S. Fifth Fleet [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Mar 01 2014]
"The Gulf Arab nation, home to the U.S. Fifth Fleet, has suffered low-level civil unrest since mass protests in 2011 led by majority Shi'ites demanding reforms and a bigger share of power in the Sunni-led island kingdom ." ...
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