Filipino woman says she is mother of baby left on plane, was raped by employer, lawmaker says

Filipino says she left newborn on plane: lawmaker

Explosion damages cars in first such attack since Bahrain began crackdown on Shiite dissidents

Amid Shiite unrest, explosion hits cars in Bahrain

US Marine raid reclaims ship from pirate hands off Somalia

US Marines take back pirate-held ship off Somalia

Bahrain steps up crackdown on restive Shiite opposition, threatening democratic reform push

Bahrain steps up pressure on Shiite ‘plotters’

Human Rights Watch urges Bahrain authorities to investigate Shiite activists’ torture claims

HRW urges Bahrain investigate torture claims

UK police: Suspect arrested in case of Canadian whose body was found in a suitcase at Heathrow

UK police: Suspect arrested in 1999 suitcase death

US Navy reports robbery of 4 commercial ships near Iraq’s southern oil hub of Basra

US Navy says 4 ships robbed off Iraqi coast

Bahrain arrests 4 leading Shiite activists in attempt to halt street clashes with police

Bahrain arrests 4 Shiite activists amid clashes

Bahrain minister charged with money laundering, under investigation for criminal activities

Bahrain minister charged with money laundering