Government of Bahrain Shared with US Its Plan to Advance Societal and Legal Reforms: Official Joint Statement
A US-Bahraini joint statement said at the end of the U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue that the two sides "engaged in constructive dialogue on how best to advance human rights, including freedom of expression, and Bahrain's government shared its plan to advance societal and legal reforms."
Washington: Human Rights will be at Center of Our Policy and Our Relation with Bahrain
The US Department State stressed in its first statement in this regard on the importance of its values related to human rights in its bilateral relationship with its strategic allies, like Bahrain, stressing that the human rights issue is at the center of the new Biden administration's policy.
Bahrain Signs Anti-Semitism Agreement with United States
Bahrain signed an anti-Semitism agreement with Washington, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Sunday, October 25, 2020.
Jerusalem Post: IDF Chief of Staff Met his Arab Counterparts in Washington
The Israeli "The Jerusalem Post" said that Israeli Defeence Force Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot met with his counterparts from several Arab countries while in Washington.
Saudi Arabia Cancels Annual Diplomatic Reception in Washington
The Saudi embassy in Washington on Monday canceled its annual National Day reception in an email that gave no explanation for the move, which comes amid a diplomatic crisis over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.
U.S. not Pursuing Regime Change, Collapse in Iran: Mattis
The United States has not instituted a policy of regime change or collapse in Iran, U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Friday, saying the goal was still to curb what Washington sees as Iran’s threatening behavior in the Middle East.
US Rejects European Call for Iran Sanctions Waiver: FT
Washington will not budge on its decision to impose fresh sanctions on corporations operating in Iran, despite a European request for exemption, a media report said on Monday.
VIDEO: Washington Calls for Nabeel Rajab’s Immediate Release
The United States called for the immediate release of prominent human rights activist Nabeel Rajab, in its latest statement on his recent prison sentence.
Washington Disappointed by Nabeel Rajab’s Prison Sentence
The United States Mission to the United Nations said that Washington is disappointed by Bahrain's decision to sentence human rights activist Nabeel Rajab.
Activists Protest in Front of Bahrain Embassies in London, Berlin and Washington on 7 Anniv. of 14th Feb. Uprising
Coinciding with the 7th anniversary of 14th February uprising, activists staged protests in front of the Bahraini Embassies in each of Britain, US and Germany.
U.S.-led Coalition does not have 'Releasable Information' on IS Leader Baghdadi Whereabouts
The U.S.-led coalition told Reuters on Friday that it does not have "any releasable information concerning the whereabouts" of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
US Welcomes Iraq-Kurd Leader Barzani’s Resignation
The United States on Monday commended former Iraqi-Kurdish president Massud Barzani’s decision to step down, pledging to work closely with his nephew and prime minister Nechirvan Barzani.
Trump’s US Ambassador to Bahrain Nominee Expresses Concern over Bahraini Gov’t Actions against Nonviolent Opposition
Donald Trump’s nominee to be Ambassador to Kingdom of Bahrain Justin Siberell expressed Washington's concern with Bahraini government’s actions against nonviolent political and human rights actors.
Bahrain MoI’s Son Presents Credentials to US President as Ambassador in Washington
The son of Bahraini Minister of Interior, Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa, presented his credentials to US President Donald Trump as Ambassador of his country in Washington, on Saturday July 22, 2017.
Qatari FM to go to Washington to Discuss Gulf Rift, Impact on Terrorism Fight
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Monday that he plans to travel to the United States next week to discuss the impact of a rift with Gulf Arab states on its economy and on the fight against terrorism.
AFP: US Ambassador in Doha Steps down amid Qatar Row
The U.S. ambassador to Qatar said Tuesday she is leaving her post in Doha, in the midst of the worst diplomatic crisis involving America's Gulf allies in years.
UAE Ambassador US Says “No Military Component” to Actions against Qatar
The United Arab Emirates' ambassador to the United States said on Tuesday there was no military aspect to steps taken by Arab powers against Qatar, which they accuse of supporting terrorism.
Official: Emir Won't Go to Washington Talks while Qatar “Under Blockade”
Qatar's leader will not accept an invitation from U.S. President Donald Trump to attend mediation talks in Washington on a row in the region while the country remains cut off from its neighbors, a Qatari official said on Thursday.
Bahrain Arms Sales Belie US Commitment to Human Rights, Emile Nakhleh
Nakhleh stressed that US policy clearly shows the growing influence of Bahrain’s lobbyists in Washington and the cozy relationships that Tillerson has forged with Bahrain, the UAE and other GCC, stressing that these Sunni countries are ruled by tribal potentates who violate their citizens’ basic human rights blatantly, viciously, and systematically.
Bahrain FM Praises US for Placing Security-Threatening Terrorists on Terror List
Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmad Al Khalifa expressed his appreciation to the "US efforts to confront terrorist affiliations and add members that pose threats to security and peace, on the international terror list."