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.
Saudi Executions: Real Face of the West and Mohammed bin Salman
The death penalty is not a punishment as much as it is an ultimatum, as it aims to create a state of terror closer to being a punishment than the state of guilt, and when its victims are dead, the smell of blood is used as a means of warning the living.
HRW: Saudi's Execution of 81 Men is Brutal Show of its Autocratic Rule and Justice System
Human Rights Watch condemned on Tuesday (March 15, 2022) what it deemed rampant and systemic abuses in Saudi Arabia's criminal justice system after the recent mass execution of 81 individuals, suggesting that it is highly unlikely that any of the men received a fair trial.
Al-Wefaq Offers Condolences to Al-Qatif People on Martyrdom of 41, Stresses that Language of Killing Condemned
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condoled the people of Qatif for the martyrdom of a group of their sons, after the Saudi authorities executed 81 detainees, including 41 from Al-Qatif and Al-Awamiyah.
UN Decries Mass Execution in Saudi Arabia
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned "the mass execution" carried out on Saturday against 81 convicts in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi Released after 10 Years in Prison
Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was released from prison on Friday after spending 10 years behind bars, his wife said, but rights groups said he is still banned from travel for another 10 years.
Hamad bin Jassim: King of Bahrain Prevented Me from Meeting Sheik Ali Salman, Put us in front of the Fait Accompli to Participate in Peninsula Shield
Former Qatari Foreign Minister Hamad bin Jassim Al-Thani said that Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa personally and directly prevented him from meeting Bahrain's opposition leader and Al-Wefaq Secretary General, Sheikh Ali Salman, during his visit to Bahrain.
U.S. Urges Saudis to Review Cases of "Prisoners of Conscience"
The United States urged ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to review cases of "prisoners of conscience" and lift travel bans and other restrictions imposed on women's rights activists previously released from jail.
Saudi Crown Prince Didn't See Khashoggi Important Enough to Kill: The Atlantic Magazine
Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, underestimated the importance of the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi, saying he was not important enough to kill and that he'd never read a Khashoggi article in his life.
Saudi Arabia and Bahrain: Criticizing us through Media is "Terrorism", Lebanese Inetrior Minister Promises Crackdown
Lebanese Minister of Interior and Municipalities Basam Mawlawi, pledged in front of his Arab counterparts to crackdown on critics of the Gulf states, while Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa considered criticizing their policy through media outlets and seminars "terrorist acts".