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.
Manama and Abu Dhabi's latest event seems to suggest that they have solved all their internal and external problems, realized the dreams of all their citizens, cleared prisons, spread justice, and that it is now time to resolve the most pressing of issues, i.e. "where the second largest gathering of manatees in the world is".
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".
Deighton Pierce Glynn, Gulf Centre for Human Rights Call for Use of Magnitsky Sanctions against Bahrain: Report
The Gulf Centre for Human Rights (GCHR) and Deighton Pierce Glynn (DPG) published a report titled Accountability for Torture in Bahrain: A Call for Magnitsky Sanctions.
Bahraini Ahmed Al-Khuzaie Becomes Member in Israeli Organization
Information confirmed that Bahraini Ahmed Al-Khuzaie has joined an Israeli organization based in Tel-Aviv.
Britain Exempts Bahrainis from Visa Starting June 1
The British Home Office announced exempting Bahraini citizens from tourism visas, indicating that this decision will take effect on June 1.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Plead Guilty to Illegal Lobbying and Hiding Gifts
Richard G. Olson, a retired diplomat who recently served as ambassador to Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates, said he would plead guilty to charges of illegally lobbying for the government of Qatar and failure to disclose gifts he received while he was an ambassador, according to court documents.
Israel's Amb to Bahrain: Israel, Gulf States United Against Iran Thanks to Abraham Accords
The Israeli ambassador Na'eh told CBN News during an exclusive interview in Bahrain's capital that "[Abraham Accords], in fact, historic- change to the course of events in the Middle East."
Israel's Ambassador to Bahrain Planning to Organize First-Ever Celebration of Israeli Independence Day in Manama
Eitan Na'eh, Israel's ambassador to Bahrain, said in a press conference that he is planning the first-ever celebration of Israeli Independence Day in Manama, inviting Bahraini business, government, religious and civic leaders.
Egyptian Authorities Prevent Bahraini Dissident from Entering their Territories, Deport Him after Detaining him for Hours
The Egyptian authorities banned Bahraini dissident, Fadhel Abbas, from entering their territories after detaining him for hours.
Global Citizen Issues Petition to Release Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja
Global Citizen launched via its website a petition to demand the release of human rights defender Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja.
Bahrain Benefiting from Oil: Bloomberg
Bahrain will resume making payments into its rainy day fund, doubling the amount it contributes at oil prices over $80 a barrel, as it looks to rebuild savings tapped to handle the economic impact of the pandemic, the Bloomberg website stated.
Bahrain-based investor in Talks to Buy Italian AC Milan
A Bahrain-based private equity firm is in exclusive talks to buy seven-time European champion AC Milan and become the Italian league's first Middle East investor, a person with knowledge of the process said.
7 Hours after Gulf States Condemned Storming of Al-Aqsa Mosque, Bahrain Shyly Issues A Statement of Condemnation
Nearly 7 hours after the Gulf States condemned the Israeli forces raiding Al-Aqsa Mosque, the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued on the early hours of Saturday (April 16, 2022) a statement considering what happened "a provocation to Muslims".
Israeli Military Exports to Bahrain, UAE Account for 7% of Total Exports
Military exports to Bahrain and the UAE accounted for about 7% of total exports in 2021, according to the Security Export Department of the Israeli Ministry of Public Security.
Zaynab Al-Khawaja via Twitter: They Arrested My Father 11 Years Ago and They're still Not Done Torturing Him
Zaynab Al-Khawaja recalled in a series of Tweets the night her father, prisoner of conscience Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, was arrested 11 years ago.
Israel's National Security Council Designates Bahrain, UAE among Travel Risks Countries
Israel's National Security Council Counter-Terrorism Bureau on Thursday issued an updated travel warning for 198 countries across the globe, designating Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain as level-three travel risks.
Front Line Defenders Calls for Releasing Al-Khawaja, Transferring him to Ireland
Dublin-based human rights group Front Line Defenders has called for releasing Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and transferring him to Ireland on medical grounds.
Next Century Foundation to UN: Bahrain should Allow Opposition Societies to Participate in Elections, Allow Special Rapporteurs to Enter Bahrain without Prior Notice
The NCF suggested in a written statement it submitted in the framework of the 49 session of the UNHRC a number of reforms to further improve respect for human rights in Bahrain in a number of issues of concern to them, namely the need for free elections, freedom of expression, women's rights and citizenship revocation.