Bahraini Authorities Refer Al-Wefaq S-G to Prosecution over his Address Delivered to UNHRC in Geneva
The Bahraini authorities referred the opposition leader and Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq to the Public Prosecution after questioning him over his address delivered to UNHRC in Geneva.
Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry Refuses US Decision Allowing Sep. 11 Victims to Sue Saudi Arabia
Bahrain has expressed its deep concern over the decision of the US Congress that allows the victims of 11 September 2001 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia.
Hearing Session in Congress Criticizes Bahraini Government’s “Sectarian Policies” & Calls on US to Use Concrete Measures
The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission of the US Congress (TLHRC) held a hearing on Friday (September 9, 2016) to examine the US government’s response to the human rights crisis in Bahrain
Senators Seek to Block $1.15 Billion U.S. Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia
Four U.S. senators introduced a joint resolution on Thursday seeking to block the U.S. sale of $1.15 billion of Abrams tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia, citing issues including the conflict in Yemen.
Video: Journalist Kritsof Calls on King Hamad to Arrest Himself because he Damages Image of Bahrain
The famous US journalist, Nicholas Kristof, called on the king of Bahrain to arrest himself “for he damages the image of Bahrain far more than human rights activist Nabeel Rajab ever did.”
Washington Urges Bahrain to Immediately Release Nabeel Rajab
US urged Bahrain to immediately release HR activist Nabeel Rajab, after NY Times published letter by Rajab detailing his prosecution for exposing HR abuses in country.
Reuters: U.S. Urges Bahrain to Free Jailed Rights Campaigner Nabeel Rajab
The United States voiced concern on Tuesday about the detention of leading Bahraini democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab and called on the Manama government to release him immediately.
Appeals Court: Al-Wefaq’s Case Adjourned until September 22
The Appeal Civil Court adjourned in its first hearing on Tuesday (September 6, 2016) the case of dissolving Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society until September 22.
AFP: Bahrain Activist Trial to See Verdict Next Month
A Bahraini court will next month announce its verdict in the trial of prominent activist Nabeel Rajab whose detention has been condemned by rights groups, a judicial source said Monday.
Head of US Investigation Committee of September 11 Attacks Criticizes Bush for Waging War on Iraq Instead of KSA
Head of US Joint Parliamentary Committee to investigate the September 11 attacks, Bob Graham...
Iraq on Track to Retake Mosul This Year, U.S. General Says
Iraq is on track to meet its objective of retaking the city of Mosul from Islamic State...
Bahrain’s King Receives US Ambassador in Al-Sakhir Palace
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Al-Sakhir Palace on Tuesday (August 30, 2016) the US Ambassador to Bahrain, William Roebuck.
Arms Watchdog Urges Cutting Weapons Sales to Saudi over Yemen
Arms watchdog urged major weapons exporters, including US and France, to cut sales to Saudi Arabia over its actions in Yemen.
Kuwaiti Paper: 8-Billion Dollar US Fighter Jet Deal with Kuwait, Bahrain & Qatar before Obama’s Departure
It’s likely that the Congress will reverse its disapproval of US fighter jet sales to Kuwait, Qatar and Bahrain before Obama’s second term ends.
U.S. Withdraws Staff from Saudi Arabia Dedicated to Yemen Planning
Reuters: The U.S. military has withdrawn from Saudi Arabia its personnel who were coordinating with the Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen...
US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom Concerned by Assembly Charge against Sheikh Al-Salman & Dr. Al-Dirazi
David Saperstein, Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, expressed concern by illegal gathering charge against Sheikh Maytham Al-Salman and Dr. Taha Al-Dirazi.
Kuwaiti Newspaper: ISIS Plans to Target US Bases in Kuwait, Bahrain and KSA
Al-Qabas newspaper said cyber intelligence company succeeded in penetrating “Telegram”group, where ISIS members were plotting terror attacks.
Trump and Brexit Deepen Iran's Global Banking Problems
Britain's vote to leave the European Union and the rise of U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump have paralysed efforts by Western governments to encourage already highly reluctant international banks to do business with Iran.
Bahrain King Congratulates Clinton on Democratic Party Nomination
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa congratulates Hillary Clinton on accepting...
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Responds to US Representative to UN: Judiciary is Independent Authority, Above all People
Bahrain’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the statements of Ambassador Samantha Power are incompatible with the principles held by the US about respect for the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary.