Reuters: Four Americans Held in Bahrain as Island Marks Uprising Anniversary
Bahrain Mirror (Reuters): Bahraini police have detained four U.S. citizens, including one who was masked and taking part in a riot, a senior police official said on Monday, and local media reported they were journalists covering a protest.
Bahrain Refers 4 Arrested American Journalists to Public Prosecution
The head of the general police directorate in Bahrain’s capital said that all the necessary legal measures have been taken against the four arrested US journalists, and the case has been referred to the Public Prosecution.
US Official: Last Bahrain Participation in Strikes on ISIS Launched Last Autumn
Bahrain Mirror: A US official revealed the truth about the gulf states’ participation in the international coalition in the fight against the so-called Islamic State in Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS), stating that the last participation made by Bahrain in this campaign took place last autumn.
Bahrain's Crown Prince Highlights Importance of Strengthening Bahraini-US Relations
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa highlighted the importance of further strengthening joint coordination and mutual understanding between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the United States.
Washington: We’re Not Bashful Nor Afraid to Speak of Human Rights Issues in Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror: The United States Department of State said that the US is not bashful and not afraid to express its concerns about human rights issues in Bahrain, which is considered one of Washington's key allies.
US Deputy State Secretary at Manama Dialogue: We Urge Greater Space for Peaceful Dissent in Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The US Deputy Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, said that the United States urges “greater space for peaceful dissent in Egypt and here in Bahrain.”
Deputy US Secretary of State to Head Delegation to Manama Dialogue and Meet Senior Officials & Civil Society Leaders
Bahrain Mirror: The United States Department of State said that the US Deputy Secretary of State, Antony J. Blinken, will visit Bahrain in October 30 and 31 to attend the annual Manama Dialogue.
Bahraini Information Minister Denies Buying Iron Dome from Israel: We'll Buy It from the US
The Bahraini Information Minister Isa Abdulrahman Al-Hammadi declared that the GCC wants to buy the Israeli "anti-missile defence system" known as the "Iron Dome," but from the United States not Israel.
Sky News: Bahrain Negotiates to Buy Israeli-Developed Anti-Missile System Known as Iron Dome
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Sky News reported that Bahrain and other gulf states are currently in negotiations to buy the Israeli-developed Iron Dome anti-missile system.
15,000 US Citizens Sign Bill Urging the Congress to Stop Arms Sales to Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror: About 15,000 Unites States citizens signed a bill calling on the congress to stop arms sales to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
US Fifth Fleet Carriers Exit Gulf
Bahrain Mirror: The Stars and Stripes news website said on Friday (October 9, 2015) that the US Navy’s USS Theodore Roosevelt exited the Gulf.
Washington on Dismantling Al-Wefaq: We Haven’t Seen Those Reports
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): The State Department Spokesperson John Kirby stated that “Bahrain has taken steps to improve their human rights record,”
Akhbar Al-Khaleej Slams Washington Post: Its Article Is Misleading, Full of Lies & Defamation
Bahrain Mirror: Akhbar Al-Khaleej newspaper attacked the Washington Post after its latest article in which Bahrain’s king was listed among the top five “Human Rights Abusers”.
VIDEO: US Activist Crashes US-Saudi Investment Forum in Washington to Denounce Saudi King’s Interference in Yemen & Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror: An American activist crashed the US-Saudi Forum at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, where the King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz, is staying during his visit to the United States, and chanted slogans denouncing the war on Yemen.
Renowned US Media Company “The Onion” Produces Short Movie Mocking Bahraini King
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): “The Onion”, a US digital media company, produced a short movie that mocks the Bahraini King and describes him as a merciless despot.
Al-Singace Transferred to Military Hospital...CPJ Calls for His Release
41 international and local human rights organizations issued urgent appeals to immediately release imprisoned blogger Dr. Abduljalil Al-Singace, who was transferred to the military hospital after his health deteriorated
US Pushes Bahrain to Ensure that Al-Singace Has Access to Adequate Medical Care
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Associated Press (AP) said that the United States is urging Bahrain to ensure that a prominent political opponent, Abduljalil Al-Singace, is treated properly amid reports of a hunger strike.
Between Jon Stewart’s Voluntary Departure and Al-Wasat’s Forced Suspension Lies a Tale of Freedom
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): On the same day Jon Stewart left his news satire program The Daily Show, Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority decided to suspend the only pro-opposition newspaper in the country “until further notice”.
Reuters: U.S. Approves $150 Million Deal for Bahrain F-16 Support
Reuters: The U.S. government on Friday said it approved a possible sale of $150 million worth of equipment to Bahrain to maintain its fleet of Lockheed Martin Corp F-16 fighter jets, even as two U.S. senators introduced legislation to reinstate an arms sales ban that was lifted by the Obama administration in June.
Reuters: Bahrain Hits Back at U.S. Human Rights Criticism
Reuters: Bahrain hit back at U.S. expressions of concern over the Gulf Arab kingdom's treatment of opposition figures on Wednesday, saying all its actions followed due legal process.