US Lawmakers Demand "Immediate" Action from Navy Chief Over Alleged Naval Sex Trafficking Scandal
US lawmakers called on Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite to explain how the service is responding to allegations that US sailors were involved in the commercial sex trade in Bahrain.
US Base: We will Resort to Bahraini Facilities if COVID-19 Patients Need Hospitals
At the U.S. Navy's main base in the Gulf, military staff are strictly abiding by rules to stem the spread of the new coronavirus.
Congressional Report: No Evidence on Dialogue in Bahrain, Arms Sales Reached 6 Billion
A Congressional Research Service said in its latest report about Bahrain that unrest continues, although at far lower intensity than in 2011.
Bahrain: US Soldiers involved in Trafficking Thai Females
The Military Times website said that the Naval Criminal Investigative Service investigated numerous sailors for crimes involving sex trafficking and prostitutes in Bahrain in recent years. Navy prosecutors have struggled at times to win criminal convictions in court.
Australia Follows Britain and Bahrain's Footsteps in Joining US-led Maritime Coalition
Australia has joined Britain and Bahrain in signing onto a U.S.-led maritime security mission to protect international shipping in the Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran, the prime minister said Wednesday.
King Hamad Announces His Country's Participation in Military Mission to Guarantee Maritime Navigation Freedom in Gulf
King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa announced his country's participation in a military mission to guarantee the freedom of maritime navigation in the Gulf region.
US Secretary of Navy Visits Bahrain, Meets Crown Prince and BDF Commander-in-Chief
United States Secretary of the Navy, Richard V. Spencer, arrived in Bahrain and visited each of Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad and Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
Pentagon: US Navy's Chief Scott Stearney Dead in Apparent Suicide
Sources in the Pentagon said on Monday (December 3, 2018) that commander of the U.S. naval forces in the Middle East who died yesterday in Bahrain committed suicide.
Sex Trafficking Scandal Hits US Naval Base in Bahrain
Three US Navy personnel deployed to Bahrain are facing criminal charges over an alleged sex trafficking and corruption scandal.
Pentagon Says US Soldier Killed in Accident in Bahrain, Gives No Further Details
The Pentagon said that an American soldier working in one of its forces in Bahrain died last Wednesday (March 7, 2018) in an accident that took place while he was in his workplace.
US Navy Secretary Visits Bahrain, Meets Officials
The US Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer visited Bahrain, where he met the Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Prime Minister Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa and Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defence Force Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
Minister of Interior Receives Commander of US Fifth Fleet
Minister of Interior Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received yesterday outgoing Commander of US Naval Forces Central Command and Commander of the Fifth Fleet Vice Admiral Kevin M. Donegan who introduced his successor Vice Admiral John Aquilino.
King Hamad Gives Commander of US Fifth Naval Fleet Medal of First Class, Thanks Him for Bolstering Military Cooperation
King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Sakhir Palace yesterday (Wednesday, September 13, 2017) the US Ambassador to Bahrain William Roebuck who introduced to him outgoing Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command and Fifth Fleet Admiral Kevin M. Donegan and Admiral John Aquilino , the new Commander.