Nagham Al-Faytrouni: New Version of Al-Bandar Project in Bahrain with Israeli Interest at Forefront
Sixteen years after the Bahraini king's former adviser Dr. Salah Al-Bandar uncovered what he described as a political conspiracy aimed at changing Bahrain's demographic makeup, fears are rising again over Al Khalifa creating a new version of this conspiracy.
After Jewish Neighborhood, Next Step is Naturalizing Israelis in Bahrain
Bahrain's normalization move with Israel was only an expression of its serious search for an ally to confront Iran in a region from which the United States is gradually withdrawing, but the ruling family will use normalization to go beyond what many imagine.
Bahrain on 9th Anniversary of Feb. 14 Uprising: A Wasteland with No Future
Nine years have passed since the eruption of the February 14 uprising. Only the name of Bahrain is left untouched; as the country has turned into a police state devoid of any political parties, opposition, independent civil organizations, a powerful legislative authority, journalists, voices, opinions or freedoms. It has become a country with no future.
Bahrain Carries out Bahrainization of Employees Rather than Jobs
With the increase of sickle cell anemia patients dying as a result of inadequate care or medical errors, patients say that officials aspire to eliminate sickle patients, rather than the disease itself.
2019 Roundup: Year of Bullying by Naturalized Citizens
Incidents of bullying caused by naturalized citizens and foreigners targeting Bahraini nationals made headlines in 2019. Amid national consensus on the Bahrainization of jobs as well as putting an end to the preferential treatment given to foreigners over Bahrainis in employment in both the public and private sectors, naturalized businessman Yousef Mashal of Palestinian origin had something else to say.
Bahrain Naturalizes Brazilian player Tiago Augusto, Adds him to National Team to Play in Gulf Cup
Dubai Sports Channel said via its website that Bahrain has naturalized Brazilian player Tiago Augusto, and will add him to its team to play in the upcoming Gulf Cup in Doha, Qatar.
Social Media Outlets Speak of People’s Sufferings: Authorities Turn Deaf Ear to People’s Pains
Social media outlets are flooded with stories about people's sufferings. Bahrainis have nothing left but to publicly speak up about their grievances and sufferings and, perhaps someone would hear them and take action to solve their livelihood crises which the authorities put them in, while drowning in corruption and tyranny.
Justice Minister Fails to Defend Bahraini "Al-Morabiti" in His Case with Bengali
"The dog of Shaikhs is a Shaikh" is an idiom used by Bahrainis to describe the state of encroachment imposed by the boys and employees of Al Khalifa ruling family, as the dogs [henchmen] of Al Khalifa enjoy the same "rights" of the ruling family; they can attack Bahraini citizens without any legal deterrent.
Safes without Guards: How “Bahrain University” was Taken over by Naturalized Citizens
The people of Bahrain do not get provoked for no reason. They feel as if they are marginalized and strangers in their own country. This is not an exaggeration; it is a fact backed by documents. Bahrain Mirror presents in this report examples of the threat posed by naturalization in one of Bahrain’s educational institutions.
Yousef Mashal: Highest Level of Naturalization is “Bullying Bahrainis”
If imperialism is the highest level of capitalism, then Palestinian Yousef Hamed Mashal is the highest level of naturalization, i.e.: bullying Bahrainis!
Yousef Mashal Not Only One who Despises Bahrainis, Many Naturalized Citizens Do So
If the words of businessman Yousef Mashal were painful to hear, then the injustice of your own countrymen would even feel more painful.
Naturalized Businessman Says to Bahrainis: There’s No Feather on Your Head
Amid the huge national consensus on the Bahrainization of jobs issue, demanding that the preferential treatment given to foreigners over Bahrainis in employment in both the public and private sectors be put to an end, a discordant voice emerged, but this was not surprising at all.
Editorial: Who is the Bahraini Now?
If you find yourself to be unwanted, and not welcomed by the state, you then know that you are indeed a Bahraini, and if you find yourself in the position where others dare to assault you, and you do not have the ability to respond, rest assured that you are a Bahraini.
Egyptian Dancer’s Candidacy in Bahraini Parliament Brings Naturalization Issue back to the Table
The announcement of an Egyptian dancer running in Bahraini Parliamentary elections raised controversy in Bahrain with regards to the naturalization policies followed by the government.
NIHR Chairperson Says Her Father Came to Bahrain in 1950
Maria Khoury, Chairperson of National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR), said that her father came to Bahrain in 1950. Khoury’s statements irritated a number of human rights activists who asked about the way her family was naturalized, noting that she chairs a senior government post that whitewashes Bahrain’s image and defends it in the international forums when it comes to human rights affairs.
VIDEO: Pakistanis Run for Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry Election
Activists posted on social media videos of naturalized citizens of Pakistani origin, calling on others in Urdu to vote for them in the Bahrain Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) election.
Sudanese Diplomat: 7,000 Sudanese Nationals in Bahrain, Most Hold Bahraini Citizenship
Sudan’s Acting Ambassador to Bahrain, Mohammed Al-Moataz Jaafar, said that the Sudanese community amounts to about 7,000 nationals, most of whom hold the Bahraini nationality.
Al-Jazeera Mocks Naturalization of Asian Nationals in Bahrain
The Qatari Al-Jazeera channel mocked Bahrain’s act of resorting to naturalizing Asian nationals residing in the gulf kingdom for political reasons.
Journalist Lulwa Al-Khalifa Says Naturalization a “Disgrace”, Calls on Naturalized Bahrainis to Leave Bahrain
Bahraini author and journalist at Akhbar al-Khaleej newspaper, Lulwa Al-Khalifa, lashed through her twitter account the change in population structure occurring in Bahrain through the naturalization schemes conducted by the ruling family.
Parliament's Public Utilities Committee Rejects Proposal Imposing 10-year-long Naturalization for Housing Services
The Parliamentary Committee on Public Utilities and Environment rejected a proposal for a law that conditions 10 years on Bahraini naturalization before someone is entitled for housing services.