U.S. Urges Yemen to Accept U.N.-Drafted Roadmap for Peace Talks
The United States expressed disappointment on Wednesday at the Yemeni government's reaction to a U.N.-drafted roadmap to end the country's civil war and urged it to accept the proposal as a basis to begin negotiations on a peace agreement.
US State Department Reiterates Calls to Release Prominent HR Defender Nabeel Rajab
US State Department reiterated its calls to release Nabeel Rajab, stressing that it follows his case and that representatives of the U.S. embassy in Bahrain attended Rajab's last hearing.
Trump Vows to Make Gulf States Pay Trillions for Syrian War
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attacked Gulf states describing them as having “nothing but money.”
US Secretary of State in Statement about Al-Wefaq Dissolution: Gov't Steps Only Undermine Security in Bahrain & Region
US Secretary of State issued a statement in which he expressed Washington’s deep concern by the decision to dissolve the opposition Al-Wefaq political society, the largest political societies in Bahrain.
Biden Expresses Concerns About Developments in Bahrain in Call to King
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, in a phone call with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, expressed "strong concerns regarding recent negative developments in Bahrain," the White House said in a statement on Friday.
Washington Urges Bahrain To Reverse Latest Actions, Warns of Grave Consequences on Region
US State Department urged Bahrain Government to reverse recent harmful actions, including suspension of opposition political society al-Wefaq.
AP: Senators Urge Kerry to Address Political Crisis in Bahrain
A simmering political crisis in Bahrain could spiral into violence, encourage meddling by Iran and weaken a key U.S. ally in the Persian Gulf, a bipartisan group of senators warned Thursday in a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry.
Bahrain's National Reconciliation Efforts Stalled, US State Department
Bahrain's efforts to build national reconciliation after it crushed 2011 street protest have stalled, said US State Department.
Washington Reiterates Concern by Bahrain's Revocation of Sheikh Isa Qassim's Nationality
The US State Department stressed that it's concerned by actions in the region that potentially inflame sectarian tensions.
Washington Alarmed by Bahrain's Arbitrary Decision to Withdraw Sheikh Isa Qassim's Nationality
US State Department said it's alarmed by Bahrain Government's decision to revoke citizenship of prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim.
US State Dept. Rejects Decision to Shut Down Al-Wefaq, Stresses It’s a Peaceful Political Group
State Department stressed it won’t be acceptable to US for any Bahraini opposition political entity to be closed.
US State Dept.: Congress Requested Report on Administration’s Assessment of Bahrain’s BICI Recommendations Implementation
Director of the United States Press Office said the US Congress requested a report on the Administration’s assessment of Bahrain’s implementation of the BICI recommendations.
US State Dept. Faces Questions about Zainab Al-Khawaja's Arrest for 4th Consecutive Time
The United States Department of State was confronted with questions raised about human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja's arrest for fourth consecutive time.
US State Dept. Refrains from Issuing Clear Call for Releasing Activist Zainab Al-Khawaja
Journalists have raised questions for three consecutive days to the US State Department Spokesperson, during the daily press briefings held in Washington DC, yet there hasn't been a clear call from Washington for the release of human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja and her baby son.
US State Department on Zainab Al-Khawaja’s Arrest: We Urge Bahrain to Abide by Commitment to Transparent Judicial Proceedings
The United States Department of State refrained from urging its ally, Bahrain, to release human rights activist Zainab Al-Khawaja, and only stated that the State Department is monitoring the situation there.
US Senator Wyden on Bahrain Uprising 5th Anniv.: They Want Us to Believe They Implemented BICI Recommendations
The United States Democratic Party Senator, Ron Wyden, sent an address to the US president Barack Obama on the 5th anniversary of popular protests in Bahrain.
Bahraini Regime Requests Help from “Israel” to Whitewash its Reputation in the West: Cooperation Deal with MEMRI!
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): A scandal only begets another scandal. The Bahraini regime’s policy over the past five years was to face all the massive media campaigns that exposed its atrocities and scandals. This time, the Bahraini regime is seeking the support of Israel, openly and without any evasiveness.
After US Senate, Bill to Prohibit Arms Sales to Bahrain Introduced in House of Representatives
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): US Congressmen Jim McGovern, Joe Pitts, and Hank Johnson introduced last Tuesday (September 8, 2015) a bill in the House of Representatives, which prohibits the sales or transfer of specific arms to the Government of Bahrain until it fully implements all BICI recommendations.
HRF after Karana Blast: Washington Should Help Bahrain Find Way Out of Crisis before Violence Escalates
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): Human Rights First expressed its concerns of reports that another policeman has been killed in Bahrain, urging “the US government to take action to help Bahrain find a way out of its political crisis before the violence escalates further.”