Editorial: A Country Non-Governed by Politics
Most countries of the world are run by politicians who evaluate situations every day and assess each stage. Decisions change based on data and developments. Daily life events are in continuous change, thus life progresses and the performance of governments around the globe and their approach to different issues shift based on variables, but what about us in Bahrain?
Court Abolishes Citizenship Revocation Sentence, Upholds Life Imprisonment against Defendant
The First High Appeals Criminal Court abolished citizenship revocation sentence against a suspect in a political case and upheld life sentence and 100,000 BD fine against him.
Iran Shoots down U.S. Military Drone in Gulf Region
Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major military confrontation could erupt between Tehran and Washington.
Tehran Says Manama and Riyadh Stances Prove their Limited Understanding about Region's Reality
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi said that awkward and unwise stances of Saudi and Bahraini officials towards designation of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as a terrorist organization prove that they have a limited understanding about realities and developments of the region.
Iraq Says U.S. Decision on Iran's Guards Could have Negative Repercussions
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday that Washington's decision to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guards a terrorist group "could have negative repercussions on Iraq and the region".
Cassation Court Upholds Life Sentence against 2 Suspects, 15-Year Jail Term against Third over "Imam Army" Case
The High Cassation Court upheld on (April 8, 2019) life sentences against 2 defendants and 15-year jail term against the third over the "Imam army" case.
In Unprecedented Move, U.S. Names Iran's Revolutionary Guards a Terrorist Group
President Donald Trump said on Monday he would name Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization, in an unprecedented step that drew Iranian condemnation and raised concerns about retaliatory attacks on U.S. forces.
Court Rejects Appeals of Suspect Sentenced to 5 Years in Jail in Politically Motivated Case
The High Criminal Appeals Court rejected the appeal of a Bahrain sentenced to 5 years in jail in a political case.
Iran Says U.S. Bases and Aircraft Carriers within Missile Range
An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Wednesday that U.S. bases in Afghanistan, the UAE and Qatar, and U.S. aircraft carriers in the Gulf were within range of Iranian missiles, as tensions rise between Tehran and Washington.
Iran Says it has Killed Mastermind of Deadly Attack on Parade
Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the "mastermind" behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards.
Three Iranian Security Personnel Killed at Pakistan Border: Revolutionary Guards
Three Iranian security personnel were killed by militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on Tuesday, Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said.
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry Says Arrested 116 Citizens for “Working with Iran’s Revolutionary Guard, Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Iraq’s Asa'ib Ahl Al-Haq”
Bahraini Interior Ministry announced arresting 116 citizens, which it accused of training with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
Bahrain Says Seizes Armed Network Set up by Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Reuters
Bahrain said on Saturday it had rounded up 116 members of an armed network established and supported by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.
Bahraini Court Sentences 2 Defendants to 7 Years in Prison, Revokes their Citizenships for “Training at Iran Revolutionary Guard Camp”
The Bahraini Fourth High Criminal Court sentenced two defendants to 7 years imprisonment, accusing them of traveling to Iran and training in camps belonging to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard”.