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.
UK Naval Base can Hold Full Regiment in Event of Crisis- Photos
An English-language local daily published different photos for the new UK base in Bahrain that show how huge and highly developed the establishment is, as well as the luxury life provided to the soldiers there.
UK MP Sues Reprieve after Criticism for his Work with Bahrain
Belfast Telegraph newspaper said that Senior MP Jeffrey Donaldson and his brother Kingsley are to sue a human rights organization Reprieve over criticisms of work undertaken by a peace-building charity with which they are associated
UK Police Refuse to Disclose Cost of New Deal to Train Bahraini Police, Says It's Confidential Information, Vice Website
"Vice" website revealed on Friday (July 27, 2018) that earlier this month, members of Durham Constabulary travelled to Bahrain and signed a deal to deliver training to Bahraini officers. The cost of the agreement is confidential, a senior official in Durham Police reported.
Bahraini FA Minister Discusses with Minister of State for Middle East Issues of Military Cooperation and Human Rights
: Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met the Minister of State for the Middle East at the U.K Foreign and Commonwealth Office Alistair Burt, at the premises of the Foreign Ministry in London, an official statement said.
UK Spooks Involved in Controversial Police Training Scheme for Despotic Bahrain Regime, Vice
British spooks appear to be involved in a controversial security assistance scheme for a despotic regime, the Vice news website revealed.
British Defence Senior Advisor Visits Bahrain, Meets Commander-in-Chief
Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received British Defence Senior Advisor for the Middle East John Lorimer.
British Queen Approves Brexit Law that will End Membership of EU
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth granted royal assent to Prime Minister Theresa May’s flagship Brexit legislation on Tuesday, ending months of debate over the legislation that will formally end the country’s European Union membership.
Gulf Air Begins Daily Flights to London
Gulf Air launched its daily flights from Bahrain International Airport to London Heathrow International Airport with its all-new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.
Salman bin Hamad Attends Handover Ceremony of New UK Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre as Guest of Honor
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa attended, as a guest of honor, the official handover ceremony of the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) under the patronage of the Duke of Cambridge Prince William, in the presence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May.
Salman bin Hamad Meets UK Prime Minister Theresa May During His Visit to Britain
Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa met the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May, during his visit to the United Kingdom to attend, as a guest of honor, the official handover ceremony of the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC).
British International Trade Secretary Seeks Investment Opportunities in Bahrain
British International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said he is in Bahrain to discuss investment opportunities.
New Report Accuses UK of Complicity in Funding HR Violations in Bahrain
The Guardian reported that human rights organization "Reprieve" has accused the Foreign Office of being complicit in abuses in Bahrain and failing to be transparent about its £5m security and justice reform program in the kingdom.
Hundreds of British Protest against King Hamad's Attendance at Royal Windsor Horse Show
Hundreds of supporters of Campaign against Arms Trade (CAAT) protested, at the entrance of the stadium where Royal Windsor Horse Show was held, against the presence of Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, yesterday (Saturday, May 12, 2018).
British Arms Company Admits that its Equipment May Have Been Used by Saudi Forces in its Military Intervention in Bahrain in 2011
Chairman of the Board of BAE Systems for arms admitted that “BAE Systems equipment may have been used by Saudi forces in a military intervention to crush anti-government protests in Bahrain in 2011.”
Int’l Organization Leads Protest in Windsor against Bahrain King’s Visit
Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAT) called for a demonstration on Saturday (May 12th, 2018) in London to protest the king's visit to Britain to attend the Windsor Horse Show.
British Organization to Send Petition to Bahrain King upon Arrival to Royal Windsor Horse Show to Stop Maher Al-Khabbaz Execution
The British Reprieve organization said they will deliver a petition to the Bahraini embassy on Saturday 12th May, when the King of Bahrain visits the UK.
UK Diplomats Closely Monitor Trial of Bahraini Activist Following Reports about Her Torture in Police Station Headed by Officer Trained in UK
UK Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, said that officials from the British Embassy in Bahrain were present at the court hearing for Najah Ahmed Yousif, whom “Vice” website published a report about her, stressing that she was tortured and sexually assaulted in Muharraq security complex. The website also revealed that the senior officer responsible for the complex received training in the UK.
British Man who Sold Iraq and Bahrain Fake Bomb Detectors Receives 2 More Years in Prison
A conman jailed for selling fake bomb detectors to war-torn countries including Bahrain and Iraq has had more than two years added to his prison sentence after failing to pay back £1.8m of his ill-gotten gains.