King Issues Decree Limiting PM Discussions to 5 Minutes Only
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Decree-Law 26/2020, amending Article (173) of Decree-Law 54/2002 regarding the statute of the Council of Representatives.
After Failing Political War against Ashura, Bahrain King Wishes "Success" for Ashura Rituals
After opening mosques for the first time in 6 months due to the Coronavirus crisis, the Bahraini king performed Friday prayers at a private mosque in Al-Sakhir Palace and he issued an interesting statement in which he spoke about "the conclusion of Ashura commemoration" and said that he wishes "success" for the commemoration rituals.
Review of Jassim Murad Book: ‘Ufuq Lam Yattasi’ Lahu Watan
Dr. Ghaniya ‘Ulaywi's book detailing the life and accomplishments of Jassim Muhammad Murad is informative and well-researched. It offers the reader a vivid picture of Murad's personality, career, family life, life-long accomplishments, pragmatic political ideology, and his humanist and humanitarian value-driven worldview.
Lords Call on Government to Save Bahraini Torture Victims from Execution
Peers called on the government yesterday to intervene to save the lives of two Bahraini torture victims, and questioned British "security assistance" of at least £5 million to Bahrain since 2012.
King Hamad Pardons 16 Filipinos: Filipino Official
Sixteen Filipinos detained in Bahrain have been granted royal pardon and will soon return to the country, a Palace official announced Sunday (May 31, 2020).
King Adjourns Second Session of Fifth Legislative Term
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued Royal Order 20/2020, adjourning the second session of the fifth Legislative Term of the Shura and Representatives councils, as from Tuesday, May 19.
King Ratifies Law on Volunteering to Serve Public Security
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa ratified law 11/2020 on volunteering to serve public security.
Rasd Launches Its First Study on Bahraini Authorities "Ramadan" Speeches
Rasd Centre for Studies and Political Researches launched its first study on the Bahraini authorities' "Ramadan" speeches, entitled: States' Speeches are Only Words. It is a comprehensive analysis of the speeches of the three power poles represented by King Hamad Al Khalifa, PM, and CP, during the last month of Ramadan 1440 Hirji.
Swiss Investigation into Activity of Institution Accused of Money Laundering Reveals: King of Bahrain Gave Former King of Spain €1.7 Million
The Spanish "El País" newspaper published a Swiss investigation stating that Juan Carlos I, Spain's former king, allegedly received a €1.7 million donation from the king of Bahrain in 2010.
Why Did the Military Step Back? Did MP Al-Salloum Lie? How COVID-19 Issue is Being Addressed in Bahrain from Behind the Scenes
The fight against the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is the number one concern in all countries, and all world leaders have declared that the frontliners protecting humanity are doctors and nurses, except for the King of Bahrain.
Despite Massive Fortune, King Hamad Leaves his Country Drown Economically
Bahrain is sinking deeper into a very difficult economic situation day after another. Since the beginning of this year, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) has said that Bahrain is in danger after its public debt exceeded 13 billion of the GDP, with a public debt amounting to 100.19% of GDP.
Did the Return of Khalifa bin Salman Stand in Crown Prince's Way to Become Prime Minister?
Four months after his absence (November 21, 2019-March 20, 2020) for treatment in Germany, Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa returned to Bahrain.
King Hamad Pardons 901 Inmates
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued a royal decree pardoning 901 inmates for humanitarian reasons, in the backdrop of the current circumstances.
King Hamad to Jaffaria Endowments: They're Your Citizens, Take Action
The King of Bahrain directed the Jaffaria Endowments Directorate to bear the expenses of the Bahraini nationals stranded abroad. What does this directive mean?
King Hamad's Message to Shiites of Bahrain: You're Jaffaria Endowments' Citizens, Not Government's
What happened today needs neither explanation, articles nor reports to shed light on the sectarian discrimination and persecution Bahraini Shiites are facing in their country.
Regime Evades Responsibility, Is Endowments Dept. Taking Role of Foreign Ministry: Sheikh Al-Daihi
Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary-General, Sheikh Hussein Al-Daihi, criticized the King's decision to hold the Jafaria Endowments (Waqf) economically responsible for returning Bahraini citizens stranded in Iran after the outbreak of the coronavirus there.
Bahrain on 9th Anniversary of Feb. 14 Uprising: A Wasteland with No Future
Nine years have passed since the eruption of the February 14 uprising. Only the name of Bahrain is left untouched; as the country has turned into a police state devoid of any political parties, opposition, independent civil organizations, a powerful legislative authority, journalists, voices, opinions or freedoms. It has become a country with no future.
New Duo in Bahrain Rule with End of Khalifa bin Salman Era
The country is moving from one difficult stage to another. It is in the stage of tightening the grip on all positions of power after removing everyone from their posts, including the removal of the PM's wing in favor of the King's wing, his sons and the Khawalid heads only.
BICI Physician Asks King not to Sentence Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa to Death, Allow him Examine them
Forensic physician Allen Keller appealed the king not to sentence Hussein Mousa and Mohammad Ramadan to death.
At Least 136 Foreign Prisoners Benefited from Recent Royal Decrees
Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa issued decree 101/2019 on December 15, 2019, remitting the remainder of prison sentences imposed on convicts in some cases.