Detained Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous Undergoes Cardiac Catheterization Surgery after his Health Condition Deteriorates
Detained leader Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous, who is sentenced to 15 years in prison, underwent a cardiac catheterization surgery after he fainted and was transferred from Jaw Prison to the hospital.
Bahrain's King Calls for Resolving Outstanding Issues with Qatar
The King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, called for working toward resolving the outstanding issues with the State of Qatar, stressing the importance of adhering to the statement of the Saudi Al-Ula Summit.
Iranian FM: We're Exchanging Messages with Bahrain through Intermediary
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said that his country is exchanging messages with Bahrain through a mediator, stressing that Iran has taken many steps to strengthen relations with Saudi Arabia and Bahrain.
Citizen Ahmad Issa's Cry: Bahraini's Beg for Jobs While Foreigners Are Hired
With the onset of 2023, the living conditions of the people of Bahrain have worsened, with high prices rising every day, poverty, no jobs for nationals, and very low salaries. Foreigners are placed before the people of the homeland.
Bahrain: Security Forces Arrest Citizens, Prevents Sit-in at Beit Al Quran in Manama to Denounce the Burning of the Holy Quran
Security forces in Bahrain were present in the vicinity of the Swedish Embassy and the Beit Al Quran (House of the Quran) Museum in the capital, Manama, to prevent citizens from holding a gathering to condemn the burning of the Holy Quran.
Sheikh Sanqour: Reform Made by Repression and Harsh Security Measures Doesn't Last
Sheikh Mohammad Sanqour stressed in a speech on the need to adhere to justice and fairness in managing the affairs of the country and its people, by caring for and preserving people's rights, creating equal opportunities for all and rejecting all forms of discrimination.
Salman bin Hamad's Government: Is It Truly Reform-Oriented?
It was not surprising what the new Bahraini Minister of Education, Muhammad Mubarak Jumaa, did. Over the past 10 years, he has expressed his extremist views and abhorrent sectarianism, through his weekly articles in Akhbar Al Khaleej newspaper, and his television call-ins on Arabic-speaking satellite channels to comment on the matters of public affairs.
Saudi Arabia Stops Direct Aid to Bahrain: Did it Expect Measures Similar to the Ritz-Carlton Case?
A source in the Ministry of Finance confirmed to Bahrain Mirror that Saudi Arabia has actually stopped pumping cash into Bahrain since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Al-Wefaq Calls on Bahrain Authorities Not to Retaliate against Prisoners: What They're Subjected to is a Crime
Commenting on the increasing demands of prisoners to improve the living conditions in Bahraini prisons, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said that what political prisoners are being subjected to is a crime and constitutes a threat to the lives of political prisoners.
Bahrain: A Country Addicted to Debts, Loans and Aid
According to the report of the Financial and Administrative Oversight Bureau for the years 2021 and 2022, Bahrain's public debt and interest rates have reached catastrophic numbers. The report indicates that the government has turned Bahrain into a sick country addicted to debt and aid.
Bahrainis Left with Low Pay Jobs as Foreigners Replace them
In all countries, an unemployment crisis is usually caused by economic crises or imbalances in the labor market, with the exception of Bahrain, where unemployment is the result of a political crisis caused by a ruling regime that fails to reconcile with the people.
Information Circulated about Suspicious Purchases by Jewish Companies in Isa Town and Saar
Citizens in Bahrain are circulating worrying information about plenty of offers that have been made to a number of citizens through phone calls from brokers to buy their homes, in both Isa Town and Saar area. One citizen is reported to have been offered an amount of 500,000 dinars to purchase his house.
Amnesty International Warns King Charles's Charity over Working in Bahrain
Amnesty International UK called for "proper due diligence" by the Prince's Foundation, which is taking part in a major property development in Bahrain despite the country's human rights violations.
Diraz Friday Preacher: Selling Real Estate to Zionists is Betrayal of our Homeland
Sheikh Sanqour stressed that making attractive offers and striking deals with Zionist occupiers to sell even limited plots is tantamount to selling our homeland.
After 8 Years, Who's in the Right: The King or Sheikh Ali Salman?
The arrest of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman on December 28, 2014 was a political decision, as the ruling family believed that the apprehension of the last remaining figures of the opposition would lead to the complete liquidation of the opposition on the political level.
What if Sheikh Ali Salman Refused to Receive Hamad bin Jassim's Call in 2011?
After the two ministers sat with the king, it was decided that Hamad bin Jassim would make a phone call, on behalf of the Gulf Cooperation Council states, to the Secretary-General of the Al-Wefaq Society, Sheikh Ali Salman, and this indeed took place. It was a public and completely open call, and made with the permission of the Manama authorities. This was later confirmed by Hamad bin Jassim during a television interview.
Editorial: Why's the "Progressive Bloc" Opposing Release of Political Prisoners in Bahrain?
A statement issued by the Bureau of the House of Representatives, of which Salman became a member, included a refusal of the release of human rights activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, and a reiteration of the flimsy accusations raised against him such as "treason and undermining state security".
Public Debt Crosses Borrowing Ceiling: Who's Responsible for this Financial Waste?
The big question remains in the minds of citizens: Why does the government of Bahrain continue to issue sukuk and borrow despite the high oil prices and the large amount of liquidity generated from the oil trade?
2030 Vision: What has Al Thani Accomplished in Qatar as Opposed to Al Khalifa in Bahrain
Doha has spent around $300 billion (113 billion Bahraini dinars) to build a modern infrastructure including airports, ports, roads and express trains, while Al Khalifa has racked up billions in public debt to meet its personal family aspirations.
Editorial: Bahrain in December 2022: The Allegiance of Expats and Discontent of Citizens
It is indeed paradoxical that expatriates in Bahrain celebrate its National Day that marks the king's accession to power, while most citizens celebrate Martyrs' Day.