HRW Demands EU to Shed Light on HR Violations in Gulf
Human Rights Watch (HRW) sent a letter to the European Union on its new partnership with the Gulf and called on the EU to shed light on the deteriorating human rights situation in the Gulf region.
Italy Calls on Bahrain to Release Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent a strongly-worded letter calling on Bahrain to free detained human rights activist, Abduljalil Al-Singace.
Belgian Senator Calls on His Country to Take Action amid Worsening Covid-19 Outbreak in Bahraini Prisons
A member of the Belgian Senate, Philippe Courard, tabled a written question to the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sophie Wilmes, regarding the current COVID-19 outbreak in Bahraini prisons.
Moves by EU MPs to Take Firmer Stances against Bahraini Regime HR Violations
Diplomatic sources revealed that EU deputies are moving in various directions to push the EU leadership to take firmer positions with the Bahraini regime, and are coordinating efforts with other international groups to determine a serious stance towards the violations practiced against activists and political detainees.
Al-Wefaq Adopts EU Resolution: We Call on Authorities to Take Advantage of Opportunities
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society announced adopting all what was stated in the European Parliament resolution, issued on March 11, 2021.
Bahrain Says EU Resolution Contained "False Allegations", Issued Based on "Dishonest Sources"
Bahrain responded to the European Parliament resolution which condemned the human rights violation in Bahrain, saying that it contained "false allegations and fallacies that have nothing to do with reality".
European Parliament Votes on Resolution Criticizing Bahrain's Deploring HR Situation
The European Parliament votes today on a resolution on the human rights situation in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in particular the cases of death row inmates and human rights defenders.
European Union Criticizes Dire Human Right Condition in Bahrain
The European Union has pledged to use all possible means to continue improving human rights in Bahrain.
Letter from Bahrain Mirror to House of Commons Speaker John Bercow
This letter is not to make you aware of the chronic Bahraini situation, as we are sure that the international community, namely London and Washington, has totally abandoned Bahrain and thus put it under eternal oppression and crackdown. This letter is only about ideas that came to our mind while following what is happening in the Westminster democracy.
Iran Warns it will Take "Stronger Step" away from Nuclear Deal if Europe doesn't Act
Iran said on Monday it would further reduce its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal if European parties failed to shield Tehran's economy from sanctions reimposed by the United States after Washington quit the accord last year.
Stage being Set for Iran-U.S. Summit to Find Deal: Macron
French President Emmannuel Macron said on Monday that preparations were under way for a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and U.S. President Donald Trump in the coming weeks to find a solution to the nuclear standoff.
EU Opposes Recent Executions, Calls on Bahrain to Abolish Death Penalty
The European Union spokesperson said in a statement that "the executions took place [in Bahrain] despite reported concerns that the convictions were based on confessions extracted under torture."
Rouhani Tells Macron Iran Determined to "Leave all Doors Open" to Save 2015 Deal: TV
Iran is determined to "leave all doors open" to save its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, Iranian state TV quoted President Hassan Rouhani as saying in a telephone call with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Thursday.
Gibraltar Police Arrest Captain of Detained Iranian Tanker
Gibraltar police said they have arrested the captain and chief officer of the detained Iranian Grace 1 supertanker accused of violating EU sanctions on Syria and have seized documents and electronic devices from the vessel.
EU Mulls Adding Saudi Arabia to Money-Laundering Gray List
The European Union is preparing an overhaul of its listing of countries that pose money-laundering risks, an EU confidential document shows, a review that could allow Saudi Arabia to be moved to a new gray list after having been briefly blacklisted.
French Envoy in Iran Talks as Trump Threatens to up Sanctions
French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions between Tehran and Washington.
Macron's Top Diplomatic Advisor to Visit Iran as Tension Rises
French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor will travel to Iran on Tuesday and Wednesday to try to de-escalate tensions between Tehran and the United States, a presidential official said on Monday.
Iran Makes New Nuclear Threats that would Reverse Steps in Pact
Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up enrichment of uranium to 20% purity in a move away from the 2015 nuclear deal, but the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards insisted the world knows Tehran is not pursuing nuclear arms.
IAEA to Hold Special Meeting on Iran on 10 July
The UN's nuclear watchdog said Friday it will hold a special meeting on Iran's nuclear programme next week, days after Tehran breached one of the limits set in a 2015 deal with world powers.
Trump Warns Iran Threats Will 'Come Back To Bite You'
U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran Wednesday its threats could "come back to bite" after Tehran vowed to exceed the maximum uranium enrichment level allowed by a landmark 2015 nuclear accord.