Oman Welcomes U.S. and British Calls for Ceasefire in Yemen
The Gulf state of Oman on Thursday welcomed calls by the United States and Britain for a ceasefire in Yemen’s war, Oman’s state news agency reported on Thursday.
British PM May Backs Call for De-escalation in Yemen
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday backed a U.S. call for a cessation of hostilities in the Yemen war, a conflict that has killed at least 10,000 people and brought on the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.
British Minister Supports Banning Bahrainis from Running for Upcoming Elections
British Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt said he supports banning some candidates from running for the upcoming legislative elections, reported a local newspaper.
US Defense Secretary Key Speaker at Manama Dialogue Summit to Kick off on Friday
The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) announced that United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis will participate in the Manama Dialogue which will be launched Late Friday (October 26, 2018).
Britain Says Questions Remain over Khashoggi Killing, Only Saudis Have Answers
Britain said questions remained over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and only Saudi Arabia could provide answers to them.
UK Foreign Minister: Saudi Claim on Khashoggi Death not Credible
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday it was not credible for Saudi authorities to claim that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in a fight.
Britain Considering 'Next Steps' after Saudi Arabia Admits Journalist's Death
Britain said it was considering the “next steps” after Saudi Arabia acknowledged for the first time that the missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed at its consulate in Turkey.
UK Says any Response over Khashoggi Case would be “Considered”
Reuters: British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Friday that allegations regarding the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi would be totally unacceptable if true but any response by Britain would be "considered".
UK, French, Dutch Ministers Shun Saudi Conference over Khashoggi
Senior ministers from Britain, France and the Netherlands on Thursday pulled out of a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia, expressing deep concern over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
PM May Says UK has Raised Case of Jailed Academic with UAE
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has raised the case of a British academic who has been charged with spying in the United Arab Emirates with the authorities there, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday.
UAE Charges British Student with Spying
The United Arab Emirates has charged a British PhD student with spying in the Gulf country, as his wife Tuesday called on Britain to defend his innocence.
British Academic Charged with Spying Charges in UAE
A British academic has been charged for spying in the United Arab Emirates, UAE authorities said on Monday, five months after he was arrested at the end of a study trip.
UAE Says it has been in Touch with UK for Months over Detained Academic
The United Arab Emirates has been in contact with British authorities over a British academic since shortly after he was detained in May, a senior UAE official said on Friday, amid suggestions that he would be charged with espionage.
British Academic Held after Conducting Research in UAE: Wife
A British academic is being held in solitary confinement without charge in the United Arab Emirates, five months after he was arrested while in the country conducting field research for his thesis, his wife said on Thursday.
The Times: Britain Invokes Spy Clause to Cover up Payments to Bahrain
The British “The Times” newspaper said that millions of pounds of British taxpayers’ money is being spent in secret on bodies linked to serious human rights abuses in wealthy Gulf states after the government blocked the release of basic information about a shadowy fund administered by the Foreign Office.
British Organization Calls for Putting More Pressure on Bahrain to Prevent Execution of 21 People
Britain's Reprieve called for signing a petition to prevent Bahrain from carrying out the death penalty on 21 people on death row, many of them political prisoners.
British Citizen Tried to Deliver Letter to Bahraini Embassy in Solidarity with Mushaima, Door Shut in Her Face
A British citizen tried to deliver a letter in the name of British people in solidarity with the demands of Bahraini activist Ali Mushaima in allowing his political detainee father, Hasan Mushaima, receive medical care and his right to visitation.
Bahraini Embassy in London Confesses: Mushaima Didn’t Attend his Medical Appointments Because He Refused to Wear Prison Uniform
The Bahraini embassy in London told the Middle East Eye that the prominent dissident Hasan Mushaima has refused to attend his specialist's appointments at outside hospitals, including his scheduled PET scans scheduled last year because he refuses to wear the prison uniform.
UK Urges Restraint over Disagreement between Saudi Arabia and Canada
Britain urged Canada and Saudi Arabia to show restraint on Tuesday amid a diplomatic row triggered by Canadian comments expressing concern over the arrests of activists in Saudi Arabia.
Bahrain Embassy in London Responds to UK MP Inquiry on Hassan Mushiama’s Healthcare
The Bahraini embassy in London issued a statement in response to an inquiry received from Mike Freer MP regarding the concerns of health issue of Bahraini prominent dissident Hassan Mushaima, who has been serving a life-term sentence since March 2011.