Diplomatic Journalist Embarrasses State Department Spokesman on US Stance Regarding Dr. Al-Singace's Case
Sayed Ahmed Al-Wadaei, director of advocacy at Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy, posted a tweet via his Twitter account saying that the Associated Press diplomatic journalist Matt Lee embarrassed the State Department spokesman during his speech.
Al-Wefaq Welcomes Any Pressure on Bahraini Authorities to Respect Human Rights
Al-Wefaq former MP Ali Al-Aswad commented on the US Department of State spokesman saying that "we listened to the US Department of State spokesman on the issue of human rights council members and that there is no place in the council for any state that violates these rights."
Bahrain: Unabated Repression, HRW Says in Its 2019 World Report
Human Rights Watch issued its 2019 world report on human rights around the globe, in which it said that the Bahraini authorities continue repression in Bahrain through targeting dissidents and attacking freedom of expression and assembly.
Interior Minister Receives US-DOS Counterterrorism Coordinator
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received US Department of State (US-DOS) Counterterrorism Coordinator, Ambassador Nathan Sales.
Washington Expresses Concern by Life Sentence Issued against Al-Wefaq Secretary-General
The US Department of State expressed its concern by the verdict sentencing Al-Wefaq Secretary-General Sheikh Ali Salman to life in prison.
US Official Visits Bahrain, Meets Interior Minister to Discuss “Security Cooperation”
Bahrain’s Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Andrew Beck to discuss “security cooperation”.
US Department of State in Religious Freedom Report for 2017: Intense Persecution against Shia Clerics by Authorities
US Department of State indicated in its annual report on religious freedoms for 2017 that Bahraini government continued to question, detain, and arrest Shia clerics, community members, and opposition politician.
Foreign Affairs Minister Receives Phone Call from US Acting Secretary of State
Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received yesterday a telephone call from the United States Acting Secretary of State, John Sullivan.
US Department of State: We Will Continue to Have Conversations with Bahraini Government about Nabeel Rajab Case
US Department of State Spokesperson Heather Nauert stressed that “the US Department of State will continue to have conversations with the Government of Bahrain about its very serious concerns about Nabeel Rajab case.”
US Strongly Opposes Iraqi Kurdish Independence Vote
The United States “strongly opposes” the planned independence referendum by Iraqi Kurds and urges Iraqi Kurdish leaders to engage in negotiations with the Baghdad government instead, the U.S. State Department said on Wednesday.
US Extends Some Iran Sanctions Relief under Nuclear Deal
The United States on Thursday extended some sanctions relief for Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal but said it has yet to decide whether to preserve the deal itself, the State Department said.
Journalist Kristof: US Arms Sale to Bahrain will Increase Oppression
Famous American journalist Nicholas Kristof said that the last $3.8 billion arms sale package to Bahrain, which was approved by the US Department of State, will increase oppression in Bahrain.
What’s Inside US Department of State Religious Freedoms Report regarding Bahrain?
In the report it recently issued about 2016 International Religious Freedom Report, the US Department of State discussed Bahrain’s condition and tackled some unresolved issues in this file.
Manama Dialogue Kicks off Today, IISS under Investigation for Receiving Secret Funding from Al Khalifa
The 2016 Manama Dialogue will start today (Friday, December 9m 2016) in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is organizing the forum in cooperation with the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).
Tom Malinowski Criticizes Charges Brought against Mohamed Al-Tajer
Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, Tom Malinowski, criticized the charges brought by the Public Prosecution against the lawyer and human rights defender Mohamed Al-Tajer.
Washington: We Reject Charges Against Nabeel Rajab, Demand his Release
The US State Department said it rejects all charges against prominent rights activist Nabeel Rajab, confirming that it is following his case very closely, is demanding his release.
Kerry Speaks to Saudi Leaders over Yemen Strike -State Department
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry spoke with Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince and foreign minister on Sunday to reiterate the United States' "deep concern" about an air strike on a funeral gathering in Yemen, a State Department spokesman said.
US State Department Says it’s Following Nabeel Rajab’s Case Closely, Might Attend Trial
US Department of State said it is following trial of prominent rights activists Nabeel Rajab “closely”.