News Details

Bahrain court sentences 5 in alleged F1 bomb plot

A Bahraini defence lawyer says a criminal court in the Gulf kingdom has convicted and sentenced five people to five years in prison each on terrorism charges over what authorities say was an attempt to bomb last year's Formula One race. Attorney Entesar al-Asfoor says female activists Nafisa al-Asfoor and Rayhana al-Musawi were convicted on Tuesday, along with three male accomplices in connection with the case. No explosives were detonated at the 2013 race. The Bahrain Grand Prix is the island nation's premier international event. The country, host to the U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet, has faced more than three years of unrest following an uprising dominated by the Shiite majority calling for...
Full Story »
3y ago from F1Pulse.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Five sentenced over plot to bomb Bahrain GP

Bahrain has sentenced five nationals to five years in prison for an...
3y ago from TheF1Times.com

Bahrain jails five for plotting to bomb 2013 F1 race

Bahrain jails five for plotting to bomb 2013 F1 race 30 April, 2014 Five...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Five jailed for Bahrain GP 'bomb plot'

Five people, including two women, have been jailed for allegedly plotting...
3y ago from Pitpass.com

Ecclestone: It feels as though the vultures are...

Bernie Ecclestone arrives in Munich for his trial Troubles continue to...
3y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MGPToday.com

Rabat finds his MotoGP mojo – in testing at...

Rabat says he is back to being Moto2 Tito as the Avintia Ducati MotoGP...
7h ago from BikeSportNews.com

Jerez MotoGP test: Thursday times and results

Times and results from Thursday's MotoGP test at Jerez
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Jerez MotoGP test: Wednesday times and results

Times and results from Wednesday's MotoGP test at Jerez
2d ago from BikeSportNews.com

NTS: taking on the Moto2 big guns in 2018

NTS is an aerospace and marine engineering company which will move from...
1d ago from BikeSportNews.com

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

Robin Miller's Mailbag for November 22, presented by...

Page 1 of 4 Welcome to the Robin Miller Mailbag as presented by Honda...
2d ago from Racer.com

Patrick to close career with Daytona, Indy in 2018

Danica Patrick broke down in tears as she confirmed 2017 was her last...
6d ago from Racer.com

The Week in IndyCar, Nov. 22, with Michael Shank

Michael Shank joins Marshall Pruett as guest host of the #WeekinIndyCar...
2d ago from Racer.com

Penske inks extension for Pagenaud sponsor DXC...

The black, white, and silver colors of DXC Technology will remain on...
2d ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Ogier: the future

Ogier: the future Unquestionably the biggest talking point in the Rally...
3h ago from WRC.com

Guanajuato start in Mexico

Guanajuato start in Mexico Next year's Rally Guanajuato Mexico (8-11...
6h ago from WRC.com

Citroen explains why Ogier talks failed

Citroen says it could not match Sebastien Ogier's other offers for the...
2d ago from EuroSport.com

Australia debrief: Part two

Australia debrief: Part two We continue our review of Kennards Hire Rally...
1d ago from WRC.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Premier League out of contract XI: The best stars set...

Premier League out of contract XI: The best stars set to become free...
2h ago from DailyStar.co.uk

What ‘sharp’ Ozil has added to his game

Watching Mesut Ozil glide around the pitch during the north London derby...
4h ago from Arsenal.com

Vardy stands by decision to reject Arsenal move again

Jamie Vardy has again insisted he made the right decision in turning down...
2h ago from Football365.com

Mails: A Moreno defence, and a Sturridge loan option

Send your thoughts to theeditor@football365.com for a Sunday Mailbox....
3h ago from Football365.com

Comments

Hottest News

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.