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Stories with place: Manama
  • AP Exclusive: US Navy accuses Gulf commander of misconduct story has photos
    Updated: Apr-21-16 4:07 pm

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - A U.S. Navy officer relieved of commanding a Persian Gulf patrol ship allegedly failed to maintain equipment to the point of exposing "his crew to unnecessary risk," interfered with an inquiry into his actions and once slept drunk on a bench at a Dubai port, according to a naval investigation.

  • In Bahrain, Kerry treads carefully on human rights story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-16 11:12 am

    MANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dealt delicately on Thursday with concerns about persistent human rights abuses in Bahrain, stressing America's close military ties to one of several Persian Gulf countries with which it wants to enhance cooperation on fighting the Islamic State and containing Iran.

  • Kerry breaks record for miles traveled by secretary of state 
    Updated: Apr-06-16 3:01 pm

    MANAMA, Bahrain - John Kerry is now the most traveled secretary of state in U.S. history, breaking the record as he arrived in the Middle East kingdom of Bahrain on Wednesday.