Washington Welcomes Successful First Round of Voting in Bahrain
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert welcomed what she called “successful first round of voting in Bahrain's parliamentary and municipal elections.”
Brian Dooley: No Applause for Bahrain’s Sham Election
The POMED website published a study by Human Rights First’s Brian Dooley, entitled “No Applause for Bahrain’s Sham Election,” in which he analyzed the Bahraini elections to be held on November 24, 2018.
US Team Trains Bahrain Interior Ministry Personnel on Dealing with Terrorist Crime Scene
A US team has trained a number of members of the General Department of Criminal Investigation and Evidence in Bahrain on how to investigate a terrorist crime scene. It is expected that members of the FBI's Academy were the ones who gave the training.
Human Rights Watch: No Free Elections in Bahrain in Current Repressive Environment
The upcoming parliamentary elections in Bahrain, scheduled for November 24, 2018, are occurring in a repressive political environment that is not conducive to free elections, Human Rights Watch said in a statement.
US Ambassador to King Hamad: There are 17000 Thousand Americans in Manama
US Ambassador Justin Hicks Siberell disclosed on Monday (April 30, 2018) that there are 17000 Americans in Bahrain.
Delegation from US Embassy Visits Muharraq Security Complex that Witnessed Torture of Activists, Meets Fawaz Al-Hassan
Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior said that a US delegation visited on Monday (April 30, 2018) Muharraq security complex that witnessed last year the summoning and torturing of dozens, including human rights activist Ibtisam Al-Saegh and that is known as the new headquarters for the National Security Agency.
US Embassy in Manama Condemns Blast Near Jidhafs
US Embassy in Manama Condemns Blast Near JidhafsBahrain News Agency said reported that the United States Embassy condemned the blast that the Ministry of Interior claimed it targeted a police bus near Jidhafs, killing one policeman and injuring others.
US Embassy in Saudi Arabia Cautions Citizens after Unconfirmed Reports of Foiled Attack in Jeddah
The United States Embassy in Saudi Arabia warned U.S. citizens to exercise caution in the area around the Peace Palace in Jeddah on Saturday after reports on social media of an attack there.
«Bahrain Mirror» issues «Ashura in Bahrain, US Embassy Wikileaks», Book Dedicated to Sheikh Isa Qassim
«Bahrain Mirror» issued today an e-book entitled “Ashura in Bahrain, US Embassy Wikileaks”, in both English and Arabic. The book is a broad reading into the content of diplomatic cables exchanged between the US Embassy in Manama and the US State Department, about the commemoration of Ashura in Bahrain, between 2005 and 2010.
Ashura in Bahrain, US Embassy Wikileaks
Ashura played highly effective political roles in all stages of Bahrain throughout history. Since the mid-90s, “It was surprising if not at least one political activist was arrested on the backdrop of an anti-government rhetoric, at the height of Ashura and the entire month of Muharram”.
Final WikiLeaks Cables: US Embassy Says Mushaima’s Ashura Speech in 2009 More Restrained, Expressed Respect for King (Part 7)
The final US Embassy cables on Ashura in Bahrain that WikiLeaks managed to leak discussed the Ashura commemorations during December of 2009.
WikiLeaks: Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Ashura Sermon in 2009 & Account of Iranian Envoy to Manama (Part 6)
The US Embassy continued to follow up commemoration rites of Ashura steadily, particularly the central address delivered during the religious occasion.
Wikileaks: 2007-2008 US Embassy Cables: Ashura in Bahrain, Desire to Express Shi'a Identity to Fullest (Part 4)
The US keen interest in following the commemoration of Ashura in Bahrain continued to be reflected in the Embassy’s annual reports.
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.
WikiLeaks: US Embassy and Ashura in Bahrain, Crisis of Photos and Flags in 2005 (Part 1)
Number of cables leaked by WikiLeaks revealed US Embassy in Manama annually sends confidential report on Ashura commemoration in Bahrain to US State Department.
US Ambassador in Geneva Meets Bahraini Minister's Assistant for Foreign Affairs, Calls for Dialogue
The United States Ambassador to the Human Rights Council in Geneva, Keith Harper, met the Bahraini Minister's Assistant for foreign Affairs Abdulla bin Faisal bin Jabur Al-Doseri, on the sideline of the 33rd session of the UNHRC.
US Embassy in Bahrain Condemns Killing of Policeman in Karbabad & Calls for Denouncing Violence
The United States embassy in Bahrain condemned "in the strongest terms" the gasoline bomb attack that took place in Bahrain's Karbabad Saturday night, leaving one police officer killed and two others wounded.
Bahrain: US Embassy Tells Political Parties Malinowski's Visit to Bahrain Is Canceled
Bahrain Mirror: Tom Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor, canceled a visit to Bahrain scheduled to kick off on Saturday (September 19, 2015). The US embassy in Manama informed political parties about the cancellation of the visit.
US Embassy Condemns Karana Blast: Dialogue Is Only Way Forward for All Bahrainis
Bahrain Mirror: The United States condemned in the strongest terms Friday night’s bombing (August 28, 2015) in Bahrain’s Karana and said that dialogue is the only way forward for all Bahrainis to achieve their legitimate aspirations.