Bahrain Summons Iraqi Charge d'affaires over Breaching Diplomatic Norms
Bahrain's foreign ministry has summoned Iraq's Chargé d'Affaires Moayad Omar Abdul Rahman for breaching diplomatic norms, the Bahrain state news agency said on Tuesday.
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.
Bahraini Government Ironically Calls on Iraqis for National, Inclusive Dialogue
The Bahraini authorities have called on the Iraqi forces and parties to hold an inclusive national dialogue to resolve the internal crisis. This comes from a government that does not know how to use diplomacy and dialogue to resolve its intractable issues.
Iran Missiles that Targeted Erbil Message to Bahrain
On March 14, a house near the US consulate in Erbil was hit by a barrage of ballistic missiles in the early hours of dawn. It was not known at first who was the group that launched them, but Iraqi security agencies confirmed shortly after the incident that the missiles were fired from outside the border.
Al-Wefaq Offers Condolences to Iraqi People over Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital Fire
Bahrain's Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society extended its sincere condolences to the Iraqi people following the fire that took place in Ibn Al-Khatib Hospital, south of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.
Pope Francis Thanks Al-Sistani for Speaking up in Defense of Most Vulnerable Sect
The Vatican office issued a statement on the historic meeting between Pope Francis and Iraq's top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani in the holy city of Najaf.
Iraq-Saudi Arabia Border Crossing Opens for Trade, First Time since 1990
Iraq and Saudi Arabia opened the Arar border crossing for trade for the first time in three decades, the Iraqi border ports commission said on Wednesday.
Explosion Targets Convoy Carrying U.S. Military Equipment near Iraq-Kuwait Crossing
An explosion near the Jraischan border crossing between Iraq and Kuwaiti on Monday evening targeted a convoy carrying equipment for U.S. forces, three Iraqi security forces told Reuters.
U.S.-Led Coalition Confirms Three Personnel Killed in Iraq Rocket Attack
The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State confirmed on Wednesday that three personnel had been killed in a rocket attack on a military camp in Iraq and that about a dozen additional personnel were wounded.
Iraq Cancels Friday Prayer in Shi'ite Holy City of Kerbala over Coronavirus
Iraq canceled Friday prayers in the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala due to concerns about the coronavirus, a statement from the holy site administration said on Thursday.
Iraq Bans Public Gatherings on Coronavirus Fear; Travel Ban Totals Nine Countries
Iraq on Wednesday banned public gatherings and barred entry by travelers from Kuwait and Bahrain because of the spread of the new coronavirus, prohibiting travel to or from a total of nine countries.
Kuwait Airways Suspends Flights to Iran amid Fears from Coronavirus Outbreak
Kuwait Airways suspended all flights to Iran starting on Thursday on the advice of the Kuwaiti health ministry and civil aviation authority amid fears about a coronavirus outbreak in the country.
109 U.S. Troops Diagnosed with Brain Injuries from Iran Attack: Pentagon
The Pentagon said on Monday that 109 U.S. service members had been diagnosed with mild traumatic brain injury stemming from Iran's missile attack on a base in Iraq last month.
Baghdad: Million-Man March in Baghdad demanding Withdrawal of US Troops
Iraq witnessed on Friday (January 24, 2020) a million-man march demanding withdrawal of US troops from the country.
Eleven U.S. Troops Injured in Jan. 8 Iran Missile Attack in Iraq -U.S. Military
Eleven U.S. troops were treated for concussion symptoms as a result of the Jan. 8 Iranian missile attack on an Iraqi base where U.S. forces were stationed, the U.S. military said on Thursday, after initially saying no service members had been hurt.
Editorial: A Country Non-Governed by Politics
Most countries of the world are run by politicians who evaluate situations every day and assess each stage. Decisions change based on data and developments. Daily life events are in continuous change, thus life progresses and the performance of governments around the globe and their approach to different issues shift based on variables, but what about us in Bahrain?
Al-Wefaq Condemns “Murder of Soleimani and Al-Muhandis”, Saying their Martyrdom will Make the Region Enter a Dark Tunnel
The Al-Wefaq Islamic National Society condemned the blatant barbaric American attack on two Muslim countries, the Republic of Iraq and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Popular Mobilization: Martyrdom of Soleimani and Al-Muhandis in US Strike in Baghadad
The Iraqi Popular Mobilization announced on (January 2, 2020) the martyrdom of Qasem Soleimani, the head of the IRGC-Quds Force, and Abu-Mahdi Al-Muhandis, the deputy head of Popular Mobilization Forces, in an air strike targeting their vehicle near Baghdad International Airport.
Pentagon: Patriot Batteries are Active in Bahrain for Alert Posture
ames LaPorta, correspondent for Newsweek, said on Friday (January 3, 2020) that two Defense Department sources told him that patriot batteries are active in Bahrain, which hosts the US fifth fleet, for alert posture.
Al-Wefaq Condemns Attack on Iraq's Sovereignty, Says Regime's Opinion Doesn't Represent that of Bahrainis
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned "the sinful attack on Iraq's sovereignty and the killing of its official security forces members."