Qatar Vows no Surrender in Gulf Crisis as U.S., Kuwait Seek Solution
Qatar vowed on Thursday to ride out the isolation imposed on it by fellow Arab states over its alleged support for terrorism and said it would not compromise its sovereignty over foreign policy to resolve the region's biggest diplomatic crisis in years.
Reuters: U.S. Seen Trying to Calm Waters between Qatar and Saudi Arabia
The United States will quietly try to calm the waters between Saudi Arabia and Qatar, current and former U.S. officials said on Monday, arguing that the small Gulf state was too important to U.S. military and diplomatic interests to be isolated.
Al-Wefaq Society: What Happened in Diraz a Heinous Crime, US & UK Bear Responsibility
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society said in a statement that the Bahraini regime has committed, with international complicity and silence, a heinous crime and historic sin and blatant violation of all international norms protecting the principles of human rights.
BDF Praises Advanced Cooperation in Military Field with US
BDF Commander-in-Chief Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa praised the advanced cooperation and relation in military field between US and Bahrain.
New York Times: Rex Tillerson to Lift Human Rights Conditions on Arms Sale to Bahrain
The US-based New York Times reported that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has decided to lift all human rights conditions on a major sale of F-16 fighter jets and other arms to Bahrain in an effort to end a rift between the United States and a critical Middle East ally.
Washington: Representative from our Embassy Attended Rajab’s Case, his Indictment Lacks Credibility
The US State Department said on (October 31, 2016) that they had representative from its embassy in Bahrain at the hearing of president of Bahrain Center for Human Rights, Nabeel Rajab.
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
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.
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.
Official in PM's Court Attacks Sheikh Maitham Al-Salman & Calls for Holding him Accountable
Bahrain Mirror: Assistant Undersecretary for Information and Follow-up at the Prime Minister's Court, Ibrahim Khalifa Al-Dosari, attacked Sheikh Maitham Al-Salman, Head of the Religious Freedom Unit of Bahrain Human Rights Observatory, and urged the Bahraini authorities hold him accountable for defaming Bahrain’s reputation.
US Sailor Killed in Non-Hostile Fire in Bahrain
Bahrain Mirror: The US Navy announced that a sailor assigned to an anti-mine ship operating in the Gulf has died in a non-hostile fire in Bahrain.
US Embassy in Bahrain Calls for Self-Restraint and Refrainment from Violence
Bahrain Mirror: The US embassy in Bahrain said that there are no justifications for deadly attacks such as the one that took place [in Sitra], and called for self-restraint and refrainment from violence.