Can We Bet on Loyalists to Take Stance in Upcoming Elections?
The 2018 parliament has come to an end and become a thing of the past. The former Council only reaped popular discontent, as it approved the taxes the government wanted, agreed to deduct massive amounts from the Future Generations Reserve Fund, and voted in its last chapter on an unfair retirement law.
Royal Court Leads Inflammatory Campaigns
Although Al-Bandar report was repeatedly mentioned in press reports, some people haven’t been acquainted with the report and its details. However, what happened last week draws a clear picture of how fake public opinion is created and how inflammatory campaigns are launched by the Royal court, same as Al-Bandar report.
MoI Accuses Sayed Al-Ghuraifi of Showing Sympathy for Terrorism
The Bahraini Ministry of Interior accused Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi, the highest religious authority of Shiites in Bahrain, of showing sympathy for terrorist acts.
Salafist Al-Asalah Denies Standing against a Woman Running for Presidency of House of Representatives
The Salafist Al-Asalah Bloc denied what was published in local newspapers that they stand against the fact that a woman is running for the presidency of the House of Representatives, with the increasing chances of Fawziya Zeinal to take the position by acclamation.
Amid Gulf-Qatar Row, Tweeters Repost Video for Bahraini MP Chanting ISIS Slogans
A footage showed Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives Abdulhalim Murad and leader in the Salafist Al-Asalah society that has close ties with the Manama authorities chanting ISIS slogans threatening to kill Shia.
3 Weeks after Gulf Crisis, Salafist Al-Asalah Supports Decision to Cut Ties with Qatar
The Salafist Al-Asalah Society expressed support to the decision taken by Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the Emirates to sever ties with Qatar. The society said that it understands the reasons being closing the air, land and sea borders with Qatar after long years of the media policies that threaten the security and stability of the GCC states and glorify the dispute and incitement of people as well as lack of Qatar commitment to the agreement it signed in 2014.
Al Asalah Salafist Society Called on GCC to Consider Iran the “Strategic Enemy”
The “Al Asalah Salafist Society” called on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to consider Iran “The first strategic enemy of Islam, Arabs, and human civilization.”
Salafist Al-Asalah Group Expresses Readiness to Back Bahraini Military by "Opening Door for Jihad"
The Salafist Al-Asalah Society stated that it is ready to "open the door of Jihad" to back the Bahraini military which expressed its readiness to confront protestors, whom it accused of attacking police patrols.
Salafist Leader & Former Minister Albuainain Assigned as Royal Court Advisor
Bahrain Mirror: The official Bahrain News Agency (BNA) announced the assignment of the head of Salafist Al-Asalah Society, former minister Ghanim Albuainain, as a Royal Court advisor.