Court Issues Life Sentences to 2 Defendants, 10-Year Jail Term to 6 Others, Revokes Citizenship of 3 over Political Case
The Fourth High Criminal Court issued life sentences to 6 defendants, 10-year jail term to 6 others, 5-year jail term to a defendant and 3-year jail term to 3 others and revoked the citizenship of 3.
Iran Arrests Militants Linked to Attack on Revolutionary Guards
Revolutionary Guards have broken up a group of militants in southeast Iran who were linked to a suicide bombing that killed 27 guards near the border with Pakistan last week, the Corps said on Monday.
Bahraini FM Star of Failed Conference, Summit Didn’t Reach any Concrete Conclusions or Joint Statement
Bahrain's Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, boasted at the Warsaw conference that the Palestinian cause was no longer his country's priority.
In Clip Leaked by Netanyahu, Bahraini FM Seen Attacking Iran & Defending Israel
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office on Thursday leaked a video in which the foreign ministers of three Arab countries, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, can be seen harshly attacking Iran and defending Israel.
Iran Bid to Recover Funds Frozen in US can Proceed: World Court
The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ruled Wednesday that Iran can proceed with a bid to recover billions of dollars in frozen assets the United States says must go to victims of attacks blamed on Tehran.
Iran Announces Successful Test of Long-Range Cruise Missile
Iran announced the "successful test" of a new cruise missile with a range of over 1,350 kilometres on Saturday, coinciding with celebrations for the country's 1979 Islamic revolution.
Ayatollah Qassim Leaves Iraq for Mashhad to Visit Imam Reza Holy Shrine
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the Shia in Bahrain, arrived in the holy city of Mashhad in Iran on Saturday (February 2, 2019) to visit the shrine of Imam Ali Reza, the eighth imam of Shiite Muslims.
2018: Bahrain Claims Arrest of Iranians over Entry with Forged Passports, Unannounced Ban on Pakistanis’ Entry
Bahraini authorities reported that they arrested on September 8, 2018, 14 Iranians who allegedly entered the country using forged Asian passports and fake names. This was the first time such an allegation was made.
Iran Guards Hold War Games as U.S. Carrier Enters Gulf
Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards launched war games in the Gulf on Saturday, state television reported, after a U.S. aircraft carrier entered the waterway amid rising tension with Washington over reimposed U.S. sanctions.
If Iran can't Export Oil from Gulf, no Other Country Can, Iran's President Says
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made an apparent threat on Tuesday to disrupt other countries’ oil shipments through the Gulf if Washington presses ahead with efforts to halt Iranian oil exports.
Iran Navy Launches Stealth Warship in the Gulf
Iran’s navy on Saturday launched a domestically made destroyer, which state media said has radar-evading stealth properties, as tensions rise with arch-enemy, the United States.
Iran Cannot 'Wait Forever' for EU Path to Skirt US Sanctions
Iran said Friday the European Union must be given more time to set up a trade mechanism meant to circumvent reimposed US sanctions on Tehran, but warned it could not "wait forever".
Qatar Airways Announces More Flights to Iran Weeks after U.S. Sanctions Reimposed on Tehran
Qatar Airways will add more flights to Iran from January, the state-owned Gulf airline announced on Monday just weeks after the United States re-imposed sanctions aimed at crippling Tehran's economy.
Iran Says No Trust in Trump's US for New Nuclear Talks
Iran sees no point in fresh nuclear talks with the US without guarantees it will not renege on any deal made, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday.
Iran Says U.S. Bases and Aircraft Carriers within Missile Range
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that U.S. bases in Afghanistan, the UAE and Qatar, and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Gulf were within range of Iranian missiles, as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington.
Iran: Trump Statement on Saudi Role in Khashoggi Case 'Shameful'
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday it was “shameful” that U.S. President Donald Trump had pledged support for Saudi Arabia despite the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi in its consulate.
Rouhani Sees Iran, Iraq Expanding Trade despite U.S. Sanctions
Iran and Iraq could raise their annual bilateral trade to $20 billion from the current $12 billion, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, despite concerns over the impact of renewed U.S. sanctions.
Saudi Arabia Defies U.S. Pressure to End Qatar Row after Khashoggi Killing
Saudi Arabia is defying U.S. calls to mend ties with Qatar despite signs that pressure to end another regional crisis, the Yemen war, has had an impact on Riyadh since the killing of a prominent journalist.
MoI Claims Accounts Calling to Boycott Elections Managed from Iran, Iraq and Lebanon
Director-General of Anti-corruption and Economic and Electronic Security affiliated with the Interior Ministry issued a statement in which it claimed that calls to boycott parliamentary and municipal elections were made by social media accounts that are managed from outside Bahrain, particularly from Iran, Iraq and Lebanon.
Rouhani Says New U.S. Sanctions have no Effect on Iran Economy
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that U.S. sanctions announced last week have had no effect on Iran’s economy because Washington had already practically reimposed them earlier.