After weeks of warnings, today (February 8) is the day when Bahrain's tough new traffic laws come into force, a report said.
Under the new rules, jumping a red light could result in a fine of up to BD500 ($1,315) and six month
An Indonesian housemaid impregnated by her employer's 13-year-old son is being forced to care for their baby behind bars in Bahrain, a report said.
The 34-year-old mother was convicted of having sex with a minor in October las
Egypt's high court on Tuesday overturned the only remaining conviction against Hosni Mubarak, ordering a retrial in the embezzlement case and opening the way for the ousted former president's possible release.
Embezzlers in Bahrain will soon face up to three years in jail and BD5,000 ($13,260) fines if they are convicted of forging signatures, signing documents without proper authorisation or destroying original deeds or receipts for the purpose of co
The radical London cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri was sentenced to life in a US prison on Friday for his conviction on terrorism-related charges, including his role in the 1998 kidnapping of Western tourists in Yemen that left four hostages dead.
Hundreds of expatriates classified as runaways in Saudi Arabia may now avoid jail and go back to their countries, benefiting from a recent concession announced by the government, a report said.
The concession rules that the runawa
Jayalalithaa Jayaram, the chief minister of the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was sentenced to four years in jail on Saturday in a high-profile corruption case that has lasted nearly two decades.
The verdict against the former
A Saudi Arabian court sentenced 23 men to jail terms of up to 22 years for their role in militant attacks, state media said on Wednesday, part of a security crackdown in which scores of people have been imprisoned over the past week.