Court Rejects Appeals of Defendant Accused of Assembling in Manama, Upholds 3-Year Jail Term against him
The Supreme Court of Appeals rejected the objection of an appellant and upheld a 3-year jail term against him over arson case.
Appeals Court Upholds 10-Year Jail Term against Suspect in Assembly Case in Manama
The Supreme Court of Appeals ignored the objection of a suspect sentenced to 10 years in prison over assembling. The first-instance court had sentenced 3 suspects to 3 years in prison and another one to 10 years.
AFP: Clashes in Bahrain on Uprising Anniversary
Demonstrators clashed with police in the Bahraini capital and neighboring Shiite villages on Tuesday, the sixth anniversary of anti-government protests that were brutally suppressed by the authorities, witnesses said.
Reuters: Man and Wife Injured by Terrorist Explosion in Bahrain
A man and wife were slightly injured on Tuesday by a "terrorist explosion" in Bahrain, the Bahraini interior ministry said.
AFP: Bomb Blast in Bahrain, No Casualties
A bomb exploded on a main street near the Bahraini capital Sunday, causing no casualties in what the government described as a "terrorist" act.
Reuters: Bomb Blast Hits outside Bahraini Capital, No Casualties
A bomb exploded on a main thoroughfare on the outskirts of the Bahraini capital Manama on Sunday damaged several cars but caused no injuries, in what the interior ministry described as a "terrorist" act.
Appeals Court Sentences 4 Defendants to 6 Months in Prison over Assembling in Manama in 2013
The third high criminal court sentenced 4 defendants to 6 months in prison over assembling in Manama based on an invitation from Al-Wefaq Society, the largest opposition society in Bahrain, that was dissolved in the mid of 2016.
WikiLeaks: Fareed Muftah to US Ambassador in 2006: Sunni Salafists Organize Provocative Shows in Ashura (Part 3)
Starting from 2005, US Embassy in Manama's report on Ashura became a routine procedure. Ashura Commemoration itself became an event to be observed, monitored, and reported.
WikiLeaks: US Embassy's Report on Ashura Chest-Beating, Bloodletting and Mourning Processions in Manama (Part 2)
During the Ashura photos and flags crisis in 2005, US Embassy in Manama released a detailed report on Shiite religious holiday of Ashura in just a few days.
Demonstrations Across Bahrain Commemorate Nasser Al-Ras’s Demise
Hundreds of Bahrainis took to the streets on Thursday (September 22, 2016) in commemoration of death of human rights activist Nasser Al-Ras (one of the torture victims in Bahrain) who died in one of Toronto’s hospitals.
Regime Forces Block Entries to Houra Cemetery before Mourners of Martyr Al-Hayiki
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry deployed more troops in the Bahraini capital Manama, and closed all entrances leading to the “Houra” cemetery.
Bahraini Authorities Threaten to Ban Prayer if Considered “illegal Assembly”
Bahraini authorities warned of banning prayer at Shiite mosque in Manama, deeming it a form of illegal assembly.
Bahrain King Grants Estate for Building Coptic Church amid Criticism about Persecution of Shia Majority
Pastor of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the Kingdom of Bahrain confirmed that the Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa has granted an estate to build a church for the Copts.
Three-Year Prison Terms Handed Down to 2 Suspects over Manama Rally
Bahrain Mirror: Bahrain's Third High Criminal Court, presided over by Judge Ibrahim Al-Zayed with the membership of judges Wajih Al Shaer and Ibrahim Al-Jafen and Yusuf Bou Hardan as secretariat, sentenced 2 suspects to 3 years in prison over charges of beating a policeman, rallying, and causing damage to the clothing of a policeman and a sergeant.
Protest Urges Bahraini Authorities to Take “Serious Action” to Find Perpetrator Who Shot at Shiite Mosque
Bahrain Mirror: A number of protesters demanded on Friday (December 18, 2015) Bahraini authorities to immediately find the perpetrators who opened fire at a Shiite mosque southwest of the Bahraini capital Manama.
Shiite Mosque Southwest of Manama Attacked by Gunfire
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Activists on social media outlets circulated pictures and information about a Shiite mosque being targeted by gunfire in Al-Hemla, southwest of the Bahraini capital Manama, on Wednesday (December 16, 2015).
Bahrain Capital Municipality: No Plan to Shelter Rain Victims & We Expect to Face Crisis in Coming Days
Bahrain Mirror: In response to the press that criticized the Bahraini capital municipality for not discussing rain issues during its session, the chairman of the Capital Municipal Council Mohammed Ali Al-Khuzai said: “We are expecting to face a crisis in the coming days.”
UK Security Minister Meets Bahraini Counterpart: We Are Continuing Cooperation with Manama in Field of "Training & Fighting Terrorism"
Bahrain Mirror: The British Security Minister John Hayes expressed his country's readiness to continue constructive cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain in "areas of training and fighting terrorism".
Hammond Attends Ground-Breaking Ceremony for UK Base Construction in Manama
Bahrain Mirror: The Bahrain News Agency reported that the Bahraini Minister of Foreign Affairs, Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, and the UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Philip Hammond, “attended the ground-breaking ceremony for the establishment of the marine facilities headquarters in the Kingdom of Bahrain.”
PHOTOS: Mourning Procession Held for Fathers of Martyrs in Manama..Martyr Ali Mushaima’s Father & Haji Majeed Summoned
Bahrain Mirror: Fathers of martyrs who were killed during the February 14 revolution participated Friday night (October 23, 2015) in a united mourning procession in the Bahraini capital Manama. Father of martyr Ali Mushaima’ and Haji Majeed were summoned by authorities to attend Al-Hoora police station.