French Parliamentarians Pressure Foreign Minister on HR Situation in Bahrain
Two Members of Parliament (MPs) for France drew the attention of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, to the worrying human rights situation in Bahrain, Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) reported.
Parliamentarians Urge Foreign Affairs Minister to Explain France's Stance regarding HR Violations in Bahrain
Sandra Marsaud and Éric Girardin, Members of French Parliament (MPs), drew the attention of the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, to the deteriorating human rights situation in Bahrain, according to American for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) website.
Cycling-Tour's Bahrain Victorious Targeted by Doping Investigation
French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into doping allegations against Tour de France cycling team Bahrain Victorious after police searched the outfit's accommodation and bus on Wednesday following the 17th stage of the race.
Salam Points to Growing Interest of French parliamentarians in Human Rights issues in Bahrain
Three French parliamentarians submitted questions to the French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs on the human rights situation in Bahrain.
SCIA Strongly Condemns Insulting Prophet Mohammed
The Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs (SCIA) condemned, in the strongest terms, the insult to the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH), stressing its categorical rejection of attempts to involve Muslim symbols and their sanctities in narrow agendas.
BFHR: French President's Statements Regarding Offensive Cartoons against the Prophet (PBUP) Encourage Hate Speech against Muslims
BFHR reported that French President Emmanuel Macron's statements regarding offensive cartoons against the Prophet (PBUP) encourage hate speech against Muslims.
4 Senior Shiite Scholars in Bahrain: Successive Insults to Prophet Mohammad Reveal Reality of Tolerance and Religious Respect Slogans
Four senior Shiite scholars in Bahrain issued a statement condemning the repeated insults against Prophet Mohammad.
Bahrain Purchases 20% of Ligue 2 French Club Stakes
"Ligue 2 side Paris FC on Monday announced that the Kingdom of Bahrain was taking a 20% minority stake in the club," a sports website specialized in the French football news reported.
39 French Parliamentarians Call on Bahrain to Halt Execution Orders against Mohammad Radaman, Hussein Mousa
39 French Parliamentarians demanded the government of Bahrain to halt the execution orders against Mohammad Radaman and Hussein Mousa, who are convicted of killing a policeman in a blast in 2014.
Reporters Without Borders Seeks to Remove a Banner Promoting Saudi Tourism from Paris
Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a press freedom organization, has filed a petition with the judiciary to remove a huge banner in Paris promoting tourism in Saudi Arabia, which it called "an affront to human dignity" after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Minister Says Maximum Pressure Only Way to Get Iran to Negotiate
A senior Saudi official said on Thursday that a policy of appeasement would not work with Iran and that the only way to get Tehran to the negotiating table was to apply maximum pressure.
French Parliamentarians Speak of Official Crackdown Campaign against Political Prisoners in Bahrain
A number of French MPs talked about the increasing human rights violations in Bahrain, particularly violations against political prisoners.
Macron Says Conditions in Place for Trump, Rouhani Talks
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he believed that the conditions for the leaders of the United States and Iran to meet were now in place, but the ball was now in their court to make it happen.
Macron to Meet Trump, Rouhani to Push Mediation Efforts
French President Emmanuel Macron said he would meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday as he seeks to defuse tensions between Washington and Tehran.
Iran Warns of Further Retreat from Nuclear Deal if No European Action by Thursday
Iran's foreign minister said on Tuesday Tehran would further cut its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal unless European states acted to salvage the pact by Thursday, but that this did not mean the "end of talks", Iranian news agencies reported.
France Pushes $15 Billion Credit Line Plan for Iran, if U.S. Allows it
France has proposed offering Iran about $15 billion in credit lines until year-end if Tehran comes fully back into compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal, a move that hinges on Washington not blocking it, Western and Iranian sources said.
U.S., France, Britain may be Complicit in Yemen War Crimes, U.N. Report Says
The United States, Britain and France may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen by arming and providing intelligence and logistics support to a Saudi-led coalition that starves civilians as a war tactic, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
Iran Warns it will Take "Stronger Step" away from Nuclear Deal if Europe doesn't Act
Iran said on Monday it would further reduce its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal if European parties failed to shield Tehran's economy from sanctions reimposed by the United States after Washington quit the accord last year.
Trump Says has Good Feeling on Iran, Open to Meeting Rouhani
U.S. President Donald Trump said it was realistic to think that a meeting with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani could happen in the coming weeks.
Stage being Set for Iran-U.S. Summit to Find Deal: Macron
French President Emmannuel Macron said on Monday that preparations were under way for a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and U.S. President Donald Trump in the coming weeks to find a solution to the nuclear standoff.