Death penalty is the first by the court since it was established seven years ago
Foreign Ministry urges Bahraini citizens in Iran to leave immediately and to take utmost caution
All flights to Bahrain Airport had been cancelled due to heavy fog
Since 2011 popular revolt, Bahrain has witnessed sporadic attacks on security personnel
Sheikh Qassim, in his late 70s, is a spearhead of Bahrain's opposition movement demanding an elected government in the Shiite-majority kingdom, which has been ruled for more than two centuries by the Sunni Al-Khalifa dynasty.
Saudi Aramco linked the fire to "vandalism".
Emergency services brought the blaze under control after it was discovered early Saturday, it said, adding that national oil company Bapco had turned off the flow of oil.
Measure ‘constitutes a flagrant violation of agreements and resolutions of Gulf Cooperation Council
Decision taken to ‘prevent kingdom’s openness to tourists and visitors being misused to undermine security and stability’
Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa says Bahrain will not participate in the Gulf Cooperation Council if Qatar does
The visit comes amid a Gulf crisis
Bahraini king meets top diplomats from countries in Qatar blockade
Earlier this week, Doha rejected bloc’s 13-point list of demands, describing them as an affront to Qatar's sovereignty
"The disagreement with Qatar is a political and security dispute and has never been military," Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa said on Twitter.
The soldiers, part of the US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) which is headquartered in Bahrain, had been asked to leave the coalition and may depart within the next 48 hours, the source told AFP.
Bahrain's official news agency accused Qatar of plotting to overthrow Bahraini regime
Qatar has regretted decision to cut relations with Doha, saying the move was 'unjustified'
The ministry of information affairs said it had decided to bar the publication and stop its circulation "until further notice", according BNA state news agency, without specifying if the ban affects the electronic edition.
King Hamad declared a three-month state of emergency in 2011, during which special military courts were temporarily established to try civilians.
Visit to Bahrain is fourth and final leg of Gulf tour that also saw Egyptian leader makes stops in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, UAE
The decision comes as the Sunni-ruled kingdom tightens its grip on dissent, with scores of largely Shiite activists sentenced to lengthy prison terms on charges that include insulting the state, threatening national security and "terrorism".