Hebrew Newspaper: Bahrain Invites Israeli Economy Minister to Participate in Conference
Israeli Economy Minister Eli Cohen was invited by Bahrain to participate in its “Startup Nations Ministerial” conference, Israeli daily, Yedioth Ahronoth reported.
Bahrain Scholars Call for Popular Outrage against Normalization, Sheikh Ali Salman Life Sentence
Bahrain's prominent scholars called for a popular week of rage in response to what they described as "national and legitimate appeal" against normalization with Israel and the life sentence issued against Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman.
Deputy Secretary-General of Al-Menbar Attacks Bahraini FM for Praising Israeli PM
Deputy Secretary-General of Al-Menbar Islamic Society, political arm for Muslim Brotherhood, Nasser Al-Fadala addressed the Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs saying “if someone other than you said these words, we would have demanded to put him under law of “sympathizing” with enemies of nation.
Ibrahim Sharif to Bahraini FM: It is Shame to Praise Enemy on Balfour Promise Anniversary
Wa’ad former Secretary-General Ibrahim Sharif regretted the statements of Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in which he praised the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, considering that it is a “praise for the enemy on an ominous day”.
Bahraini FM Praises Netanyahu: He has Clear Position on Importance of Establishing Stability in Region and Saudi Arabia’s Role
Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa praised the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and said that “Mr.” Netanyahu has a clear position on the importance of establishing stability in the region. Al Khalifa said in a tweet on Thursday (November 2, 2018) “Despite controversy, Mr. Benjamin Netanyahu has a clear position on the importance of establishing stability in the region and Saudi Arabia's role in achieving this stability.”
Israeli Media Outlets: Netanyahu’s Plane Crossed Airspace of Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in its Way to Sultanate of Oman
Israel Broadcasting Corporation "Makan" mentioned that "Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's flight to the Sultanate of Oman passed the fields of Arab countries," explaining that "the plane crossed the airspace of both Saudi Arabia and Bahrain".
Bahrain Writer in Interview with Russia Today: We Don’t Need Permission to Normalise Relations with Israel
Bahraini writer Abdullah Al-Junaid has sparked controversy after saying that his country will not ask for anyone’s permission to establish direct and formal relations with Israel.
Secret Talks Held between Bahrain & Israel to Declare Open Relations, Israeli Newspaper
Bahrain is secretly holding talks with Israel in preparation for open relations between the two countries, Yedioth Ahronoth revealed yesterday.
In First, Israeli Anthem Plays in Abu Dhabi after Judo Gold
Israel's national anthem was played at a judo tournament in Abu Dhabi on Sunday after one of its athletes won gold in what was thought to be a first in the Gulf emirate.
Bahrain Crown Prince Shakes Hands with Israeli Delegation during World Heritage Committee Opening
The forty-second session of the World Heritage Committee was opened in Bahrain on Wednesday (24 June 2018) with the participation of over 2,000 cultural and natural heritage experts, including Israel representatives.
Bahraini Official Says His Country will Establish Ties with Israel
Israeli media outlets reported a Bahraini official as saying that “Bahrain does not view Israel as an enemy,” stressing that “Bahrain will be first Gulf state to form ties with Israel.”
Bahrain: Royal Court-Owned Newspaper Stresses “Israel has Legitimate Right to Defend Itself”
The local Bahraini Al-Ayyam newspaper, linked to the Royal Court, published a piece defending the statements made by Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
Analyst at Brookings Institution: Alignment of Interest between Sunni Arab States Led by Saudi Arabia and Israel Unusual
A political analyst at the Brookings Institution said what we witness in Middle East of alignment of interest between the Sunni Arab states led by Saudi Arabia and Israel is very interesting.
Bahraini Ambassador to Washington Tells Israeli Newspaper: Right to Self Defense Includes “Israel”
Bahrain’s ambassador to Washington Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa (son of the Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs) defended, in a statement to an Israeli newspaper on Thursday (May 10, 2018), the Israeli strikes on Syria saying that “no country would tolerate aggression of any kind”.
US President Assistant Praises Bahraini “Recognition” of Israel as State
A special assistant to the president on the national security council, hailed Bahrain’s recognition in “Israel’s right to self-defense” and “recognizing it as a country”.
Israeli Raids Hit "Iranian" Targets in Syria, Bahrain Supports Tel Aviv
Unprecedented clashes between Israel and Iran over Syria have sparked calls for restraint from world leaders worried about the risk of all-out war.
Tel Aviv: Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs’ Statement Represents “Historic Support to Israel”
Israeli Minister of Communications Ayoob Kara praised Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs’ supporting stance to the last rocket attack on what it was said to be targets affiliated with the Iranian forces in Syria, describing it as “historical support”.
AFP: Bahrain Backs Israel’s Right in Defending Itself after Strikes on Syria
AFP agency said that Bahrain backed what it named “Israel's right to defend itself" after the strikes launched by the Israeli entity on military bases in Syria.
Reuters: Palestinians Condemn UAE, Bahrain Presence in Cycle Race in Israel
Palestinians have expressed outrage at teams from the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain for taking part in the opening legs of the Giro d’Italia cycling race in Israel over the weekend, which they say undermined Arab solidarity with their cause.
Al-Wefaq Stresses It Stands with Palestinians in their legitimate Cause, Rejects Some Regimes' "Normalization with Zionist Entity”
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society stressed that Palestine is a right to the Palestinian people and that there is no other option.