18 Rights Groups Urge US President Joseph Biden to Ensure Return of Democracy and HR to Center of American Foreign Policy in Bahrain
On December 16, 2020, 18 human rights groups sent a letter to the elected president of the United States Joseph Biden, congratulating him on his election and urging him to "ensure the return of democracy and human rights as the center of American foreign policy" amidst the deteriorating political situation in Bahrain.
Abraham Accords Promote Israeli Pipeline Expansion in the Arab World
The peace accords that Israel has signed with the UAE and Bahrain will serve as a foundation to expand energy trade, US Energy Secretary Daniel Brouillette said on Tuesday.
Washington Designates "Saraya Al-Mukhtar" as Terrorist Group
The United States on Tuesday designated Saraya Al-Mukhtar group as a terrorist organization, accusing it of being backed by Iran.
Responding to Demands to Participate in any Potential US-Iranian Negotiations, Tehran Says: Bahrain and Saudi Arabia should Know their Size
Iran responded to demands of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to take part in any potential US negotiations with Iran saying that these states should know their size.
Saudi Arabia Agrees to Allow Israeli Commercial Planes to Cross its Airspace
Saudi Arabia agreed on Monday to let Israeli airliners cross its airspace en route to the United Arab Emirates after talks between Saudi officials and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, a senior Trump administration official said.
U.S. Senators Seek to Stop Trump's $23 billion in Arms Sales to UAE
Three U.S. senators said on Wednesday they would introduce legislation seeking to halt the Trump administration's effort to sell more than $23 billion of drones and other weapons systems to the United Arab Emirates, setting up a showdown with the president just weeks before he is due to leave office.
US Military Flew Khalifa bin Salman from Germany to America two Months before his Death
The U.S. military flew Bahrain's terminally ill prime minister to America for hospital care two months before his death, the State Department acknowledged Friday, underlining the importance of the island kingdom.
Bahraini-Israeli-US Summit to be Held in Jerusalem on Wednesday
A tripartite Bahraini-Israeli-US meeting will take place on Wednesday in Jerusalem with the participation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Bahraini Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani and his US counterpart, Mike Pompeo, the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation reported on Monday.
Biden Wins US Presidential Elections
Former Vice President and Republican presidential candidate Joseph Biden won the US presidential election, becoming the 46th president, CNN reported on (Saturday, November 7, 2020).
Bahrain and US Elections: Betting on a Losing Horse Again
Millions around the world are holding their breath until next Tuesday, the date the US elections will take place, which seems to be pivotal this time, in a heated race in which Democratic candidate Joe Biden has a (slight) advantage over White House candidate Donald Trump, whose numbers appear to be declining in most US polls.
Joint Israeli-American Delegation to Visit Bahrain Next Sunday
A joint delegation representing the US and Israeli governments will visit Bahrain next Sunday, Israeli media reported Monday.
Bahrain, Israel Leaders in Post-Accord Telephone Talks
Bahrain's crown prince, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held talks on the telephone Tuesday, a week after their countries signed a normalization accord.
France MPs Condemn UAE, Bahrain, Israel Normalization Deals
A group of 61 French members of parliament said the "peace deals" signed between Gulf states the UAE and Bahrain and Israel "undermine potential comprehensive peace" between the occupation state and the Palestinians.
Bahrain Signed Normalization Agreement without Learning Details
Bahrain signed the agreement of normalization of relations with Israel under the auspices of the United States, despite the vast popular rejection. The authorities decided to proceed with their decision without their people's consent as they have done in a number of cases.
In Break with Past, UAE and Bahrain Forge Ties with Israel at White House
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed agreements on Tuesday to establish formal ties with Israel, becoming the first Arab states in a quarter century to break a longstanding taboo, in a strategic realignment of Middle East countries against Iran.
MP Ali Al-Aswad to Al-Mayadeen: Normalization is Coup against Bahraini People Principles
Former Al-Wefaq MP, Ali Al-Aswad, described the Bahraini government's normalization of relations with the Israeli entity as "a coup against the belief of the Bahraini people who reject occupation."
Bahrain-Israel-United States Joint Statement
President Donald J. Trump, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa bin Salman Al-Khalifa of the Kingdom of Bahrain and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel spoke today and agreed to establish diplomatic relations between Israel and the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Fatah: Bahrain's Support for Normalization "enemy for the Ummah"
A senior Fatah leader has slammed Bahrain's support for normalizing ties with Israel.
Kushner Visits Bahrain, Pushes It to Normalize with Israel
Jared Kushner, adviser and son-in-law of US President Donald Trump, visited Bahrain to pressure it for normalization with Israel, like the UAE, Reuters reported.
The Crown Prince's Mask
It is very ironic that the Crown Prince's mask stirs the Bahraini public opinion more than the visit of U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, during which Salman bin Hamad promoted McLaren's first mask.