Secret Talks between Bahrain and Iran Amid Iranian-Saudi Détente
Secret talks between Iran and Bahrain have taken place in past months, informed sources in the region have told Amwaj.media, describing the engagement as involving "low-profile exchanges."
Iran: After Agreement with Saudi Arabia, Positive Development can Happen with Bahrain
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani said his country would welcome restoring ties with Bahrain, following a recent China-brokered deal between Tehran and Riyadh.
Saudi Foreign Minister: I'm Looking Forward to Meeting Iranian Counterpart Soon
Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan said on Sunday (March 12, 2023) that the agreement with Iran confirms the common desire to resolve differences, noting that he is willing to meet his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian soon. He added that his country is forging ahead in the path of de-escalation.
Al-Wefaq: Saudi-Iranian Agreement Strategically Important to the Region
The largest opposition party in Bahrain, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has welcomed the recent agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran to restore diplomatic relations and establish embassies within two months.
20 UK MPs Express "Grave Concerns" over FIA, F1 Role in Sportswashing in Bahrain, KSA
20 UK Members of Parliament have expressed "grave concerns" to FIA and Formula 1 bosses over their role in "sportswashing" ahead of the 2023 season starting in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
HR Group Writes to F1 on "Ongoing Concerns" over "Sportswashing"
A prominent human rights group has written to Formula One CEO Stefano Domenicali to raise serious concerns over what it claims is the sport's ongoing role in "sportswashing" ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Riyadh Humiliating Meeting: A Willing Bahrain and Disinclined Qatar
The meeting that took place on Tuesday (February 7, 2023) between the Qatari and Bahraini Foreign Ministers was not a success for Manama's diplomacy in any way, but it rather can be described as humiliating in form and essence.
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.
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.
Purpose behind Parliament Internal Regulations Amendments: King Says He's Boss
The Royal Decree issued on October 23, 2022, which amended the internal regulations of the House of Representatives and added thereto, may serve as an invitation to Bahrainis, both pro-opposition or loyalist alike, to reflect on the future of the political process that has existed in Bahrain since 2002.
UK Funding Bahrain Organisations Accused of Torture: The Telegraph
The British "The Telegraph" newspaper stated that the UK government has provided millions in funding to security services in Bahrain accused of serious human rights abuses including torture, according to a new report.
Ali Al-Aswad: 5 Things the Biden Administration should Discuss with Bahraini Government during Jeddah Summit
The United States does not need Bahrain's oil, and the limited trade relationship between the two countries cannot be relied upon to put pressure on domestic political reform. What Washington has is more than oil or trade; it has the Fifth Fleet which is of strategic importance in the region.
Russian Foreign Minister Visits Bahrain, Heads to Riyadh to Meet Gulf Counterparts
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received, on Monday (May 30, 2022), at Al Sakhir Palace, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Bahrain News Agency reported.
Some of the Torture Jaafar Sultan Endured in Saudi Arabia
On May 8, 2015, Saudi authorities arrested Bahraini citizens Jaafar Sultan and Sadeq Thamer, and since then their suffering and torture began.
U.S Secretly Mediating Deal between Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Egypt
The U.S. administration is secretly negotiating a deal between Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Egypt that might lead to a normalization of relations between the Saudi kingdom and the Jewish State, the Axios news outlet reported.
Amnesty Int'l Calls on Saudi Arabia to Halt Execution of Bahrainis, Jaafar Sultan and Sadeq Thamer
Amnesty International called on the Saudi authorities not to ratify the death sentence issued against two Bahrainis, Jaafar Mohammad Sultan and Sadeq Majeed Thamer, to quash their conviction and re-try them in line with international fair trial standards.
Israeli Rabbi: Normalization between Saudi Arabia and Israel is Just "A Matter of Time"
Rabbi Steven Burg told the Israeli i24NEWS website that Saudis are fascinated by what is happening in Israel, highlighting that normalization between Israel and Saudi Arabia is just "a matter of time".
Saudi Arabia Executes Yemeni, Two Saudi Shiites
The Saudi authorities executed Mohammed Abdulbaset Al-Muallami, Yemeni national, and two Saudi Shiite prisoners of conscience from Al-Qatif.
Kushner Establishes New Fund to Invest Saudi Money in Israeli Startups
Jared Kushner's new private-equity fund is planning to invest millions of dollars of Saudi Arabia's money in Israeli startups, according to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), who cited people familiar with the investment plan.
Yemenis Launch Attacks with Drones and Missiles on Targets in Saudi Arabia, including an Aramco Oil Terminal
Saudi Arabia admitted on Friday (March 25, 2022) to being attacked by Yemeni drones and missiles in a number of areas. The most notable consequence of these strikes was a huge fire at an Aramco station in Jeddah.