| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:55 PM
w/Math the Band, Potty Mouth, Continuous Improvement, Hartford Party Starters Union DJs, April 19, 9 p.m., $20, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com.
We're well aware that Andrew W.K....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 6:58 AM
In an effort to improve American-Middle Eastern relations, the U.S. Department of State has invited musician Andrew W.K. to travel to Bahrain as a cultural ambassador. W.K. will visit schools and other locations to promote "partying and world peace." I...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Ali Mahmoud was one of the first to retake Pearl Square.
The 42-year-old had watched the protests on television, and seen security forces expel anti-government demonstrators from the square in central Manama two days before. He knew he had to go where...
| Oct 24, 2010
| 9:48 AM
| Apr 17, 2011
The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe.
But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
| May 19, 2011
| 10:45 AM
President Obama on Thursday called out American friends in the Middle East for their treatment of peaceful protesters, naming Bahrain and Yemen along with Syria as states he said must yield to the aspirations of their people.
While explicitly stating...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 8:12 AM
If there existed any remaining doubt that Barack Obama has completed his conversion from an anti-Iraq war candidate to a presidential hawk, it was eviserated this weekend when the United States launched a series of military strikes on Libya.
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Bahrain's Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa has been using Twitter to air his views on evolving unrest in the region, eventually disputing accounts of attacks by security forces on peaceful protesters in Bahrain. "This is no peaceful...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 4:32 AM
Video footage of Thursday morning's deadly police predawn crackdown on the Bahraini protest camp in the capital Manama and the aftermath of the raid have emerged on the Internet. Four people were reportedly killed and scores injured when riot police......