U.S. State Department Approves $1.4 Billion in Military Sales to Saudi
The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of more than $1.4 billion worth of military training and equipment for Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Monday, part of a $110 billion arms deal U.S. President Donald Trump sealed with the kingdom in May.
Labour Court Binds Gulf Air to Pay 30.000 BD for Arbitrarily Dismissed Irish Employee
The Labour Court bound Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, to pay 29796.126 BD for an Irish employee who was arbitrarily dismissed from work.
Activists to Bahrain Mirror on UPR: US Stance Surprising, UK's Stance like any Arab Country
Bahrain failed another round in the United Nations. No one now believes the small state that masters falsifying recommendations and investing in the ad to waste time. 20 members wearing elegant suits and ties sat in the Human Rights Council (HRC) to be insulted. All the member-states' recommendations were on a side, and they were on the opposite one. The 20 members came to read papers like "robots". They became a mockery.
MPs Object to Proposal Allowing Gov’t Employees to Apply for Commercial Registries
Member of the Bahraini Parliament objected during their exceptional session on Wednesday (May 3, 2017), the proposal to replace Article 4 of the Decree-Law on the Commercial Registry in its amended form.
German Police Say they Detained Bahraini Based on International Arrest Warrant
German police in Berlin arrested a 27-year-old Bahraini national, wanted internationally over suspicion of involvement in a terrorist cell in Bahrain.
Fitch Affirms Bahrain at 'BB+'; Outlook Stable
Fitch Ratings has affirmed Bahrain's Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'BB+' with a Stable Outlook. The Country Ceiling has been affirmed at 'BBB+' and the Short-Term Foreign and Local Currency IDRs at 'B'.
Bahrain 2016: Everyone’s on the Regime’s Agenda
Bahrain Mirror has monitored the daily events linked to the ruling family and the opposition throughout 2016 so that they would be a reminder of the violent ways of the regime and peaceful activism of dissenters— a reminder of a scheme, on one hand, to take Bahrain back to what it was before 1923, and a project, on the other hand, aimed at making Bahrain a country for all.
Zainab Al-Khawaja: “Jaw” Novel, A Story of Resilience
This book comes to you from behind prison walls in Bahrain. It is not the story of someone who was once in prison, it is the voice of someone who still is.
Bahrain’s King Establishes New Center that Manages Communication and Media in “Crisis Times”
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a decree establishing and organizing the National Communication Centre, affiliated to the Minister of Information Affairs. The decree specified the duties and powers of the Centre. The center task is to unite public media and communication discourse, manage information in times of crisis and monitor internal and external news about Bahrain.
HRW: Charges Brought against Lawyer Al-Tajer are Considered Disregard for Free Speech
Human Rights Watch said that the Bahraini authorities have charged a prominent human rights lawyer, Mohamed Al-Tajer, with offenses that violate his right to free expression.
Concerns over Citizen Forcibly Disappeared since 15 Days, Security Authorities Deny Arresting Him
Family of Sayed Alawi Sayed Hussein expressed its deep concern over the continuation of his enforced disappearance, as he has been held in an unknown place since October 24, 2016.
Pro-Government Newspaper Declares Court Date to Look into “Al-Wefaq’s Appeal” before Court itself Announces it
Al-Ayam newspaper declared scheduled date on which court will look into Al-Wefaq...
Iran Says Saudis Back Terrorism after Senior Prince Attends MKO Rally
Iran accused Saudi Arabia of backing terrorism after senior Saudi prince addressed Paris rally held by Mujahideen-e-Khalq.
AFP: Iran will Not Intervene in Bahrain Despite Tensions - Khamenei
Iran will not intervene in Bahrain despite a growing risk of internal conflict caused by the kingdom's...
Washington Says Yemen's Houthis Are Not Terrorists
The US Department of State announced that the Houthi "Ansarullah" group in Yemen are not a terrorist organization...
Gulf Banks Report More Loan Defaults as Oil Slump Plays Out
More than two-thirds of Gulf banks reported an increase in unpaid loans in the first three months of 2016.
After 5 Years, Bahrain Mirror Launches First New English Website
Marking its fifth anniversary, Bahraini Mirror reveals its new look and launches its new English website.
Dr. Masoud Jahromi in Interview with Bahrain Mirror: I Waved Goodbye to the One who Deported Me
"The decision was made and the execution shall be immediate. The judge has no other choice," that's what the Bahraini Department of Immigration and Passport official said to Dr. Masoud Jahromi, informing him of the decision to deport him from his homeland Bahrain.
Over 4,000 Employees Including 500 Bahrainis Risk Losing their Jobs Next July
The local Bahraini Al-Wasat newspaper reported that more than 4,000 employees who work in the ready-made clothing industry in Bahrain risk losing their jobs by the end of the period of exemption from US customs duties by July, 2016.
AP: US Secretary of State John Kerry Met with Bahrain Opposition
Bahrain Mirror (AP): U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with opposition groups in the island nation of Bahrain during his visit.