US Ambassador to UN Concerned about Trial of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, Calls on Bahrain to Return to Path of Reform & Reconciliation
US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power expressed her deep concern about the trial of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, calling on Bahrain to return to path of reform and reconciliation.
US Ambassador Meets Bahrain’s Minister of Interior
The Ministry of Interior said that Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received on Monday (July 25, 2016) the United States Ambassador to Bahrain William Roebuck.
USCIRF Visits Bahrain and Meets with National Institution for Human Rights
NIHR Vice President received Deputy Director of Policy and Research at USCIRF Dwight Bashir and his accompanying delegation.
Hillary Clinton Chooses Vice Presidential Candidate who Opposed Arms Sales to Bahrain
Hillary Clinton, democratic candidate for US presidential elections, chose Tim Kaine, a moderate senator from Virginia, to be her running mate.
Bahrain Says British and US Statements "Biased towards Extremism and Terrorism"
Foreign Ministry expressed deep regret at US and British statements describing them as "unacceptable" interference in Bahrain's affairs.
What Today's Abolition of Bahraini Opposition Group Means for the Kingdom and the United States, Brian Dooley
Human Rights First's Dooley said move to dissolve Al-Wefaq is sledgehammer in face of Bahrain's already frail politics.
US Air Force: Bahrain Frustrated over Delayed Fighter Jet Sales
US AirForce official urged government to speed up bids by Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain to buy fighter jets.
Emirati Man Faces US Terror Charges for Plot to Kill Judge
A grand jury in the US state of Ohio returned a three-count indictment against an Emirati...
US Lawmakers Push for Action on Human Rights in Bahrain
Seven US senators urged John Kerry to press Bahrain's government to do more to promote political and social reform..
U.S. Troubled by Trial of Bahraini Activist for Critical Tweets
Reuters: Bahrain's plan to try an activist for tweets condemning the Gulf Arab kingdom's prison system and involvement in the war in Yemen is worrisome to the United States, the U.S. State Department said on Monday.
US State Secretary John Kerry Urged Bahraini Counterpart to Implement Necessary Reforms
US spokesperson said Kerry in latest conversation with Bahraini counterpart spoke of Washington’s concerns about Manama’s recent actions.
US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom Alarmed by Revocation of Sheikh Isa Qassim's Nationality
David Saperstein, Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, expressed concern by revocation of Sheikh Isa Qassim's citizenship.
AFP: US Slams Ally Bahrain Over Move Against Shiite Cleric
The United States strongly rebuked its close Gulf ally Bahrain on Monday after the Sunni kingdom risked...
Reuters: U.S. Criticizes Bahrain's Move to Strip Cleric of Citizenship
The United States is "alarmed" by Bahrian's decision to revoke the citizenship of the spiritual leader...
Obama, Saudi Prince Focus on Iraq and Syria in Washington Meeting
President Barack Obama and the deputy crown prince of Saudi Arabia on Friday discussed ways to support...
Republican Senator McCain Describes Al-Wefaq as Moderate, Says Ban on Group Alarming Diversion
US Republican Senator John McCain expressed HR and security concerns in Bahrain, criticizing decision...
US State Dept. Rejects Decision to Shut Down Al-Wefaq, Stresses It’s a Peaceful Political Group
State Department stressed it won’t be acceptable to US for any Bahraini opposition political entity to be closed.
Tom Lantos HR Commission Co-Chair Calls on Bahrain to Release Sheikh Ali Salman
Co-Chair of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, called on the government of Bahrain to release opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman.
HRF: Imprisonment of Sheikh Ali Salman Makes Inclusive Political Settlement Unlikely
HRF Urged United States to Publicly Call for Release of Sheikh Ali Salman in Bahrain.
Foreign Policy: White House Blocks Transfer of Cluster Bombs to Saudi Arabia
Washington stops transfer of cluster bombs to Riyadh, after Saudi war on Yemen killed hundreds of civilians.