German Government Demands Bahrain to Respect Human Rights, End Violations
The German authorities have called on Bahrain to respect its human rights commitments and to end violations against activists and politicians.
Italian Parliamentary Calls for Suspending "King Hamad Chair in Interfaith Dialogue & Peaceful Co-Existence", German Parliamentary Inquires about Al-Signace's Situation
Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and Chairwoman of the Standing Committee on Human Rights Laura Boldrini called on the dean of the Italian La Sapienza University to suspend the collaboration between the educational institution and Bahraini authorities, citing the deteriorating human rights situation in the kingdom.
German Commissioner for Human Rights Urges Bahrain to Refrain from Carrying out Executions
The German Commissioner for Human Rights, Bärbel Kofler, has expressed disappointment at the death sentence the Court of Cassation issued against Mohammad Ramadan and Hussein Mousa.
German Exports to Iran Halve in First Half as U.S. Sanctions Bite
German exports to Iran fell by nearly half in the first six months of 2019, data showed on Monday, suggesting companies are scaling back business ties with Tehran to avoid trouble with the United States after Washington reimposed sanctions.
UK Joins US-Led Maritime Security Mission in Gulf, Germany Rejects
Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel.
Germany will Not Join U.S.-Led Mission in Strait of Hormuz: Maas
Germany will not participate in a U.S.-led naval mission to secure the Strait of Hormuz, close to Iran, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday.
EU, France, Germany and UK urge Iran to Reverse Uranium Decision
The diplomatic chiefs of the EU, France, Germany and Britain said Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" and urged Iran to reverse its decision to breach a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal.
European Powers won't Trigger Iran Deal Dispute Mechanism for Now: Diplomats
Britain, France and Germany will not for the moment trigger a dispute resolution mechanism enshrined in the 2015 Iran nuclear accord that could lead to the reimposition of United Nations sanctions, two European diplomats said.
Airlines Halt Hormuz Flights amid US-Iran Crisis
Some of the world's leading carriers including British Airways, Qantas and Singapore Airlines on Friday suspended flights over the Strait of Hormuz, as Iran-US tensions flare over the downing of a drone.
Germany Exports Weapons to Saudi-Led Alliance in 2019
The German government has given the green light for arms shipments worth over €1 billion so far this year to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen. The approval comes despite export restrictions being in place.
Germany Sells Bahrain €16.2 Million Worth of Arms
The German Federal government approved nearly €400 million arms exports to the coalition countries in war on Yemen, led by Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, the German government approved 9 permits for arms sales to Bahrain worth about €16.2 million, according to the German news agency.
Germany Adds Six Months to Saudi Arms Export Ban
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's coalition government Thursday extended by six months an embargo on weapons exports to Saudi Arabia, instituted last October in response to the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Germany Resists Pressure to Ease Saudi Arms Export Halt
Germany is sticking to its weapons exports freeze to Saudi Arabia, the government said on Wednesday, resisting pressure to soften its stance after criticism from Britain and defense firms, including Airbus, who argue it is hurting commerce.
Germany in Favor of including Saudi Arabia in EU Financial Blacklist
Germany welcomes a decision by the European Union to add Saudi Arabia to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, a spokesman of the finance ministry said on Wednesday.
Member in German Parliament Dubs Bahraini Elections “Farce”
On Saturday 24 November, as the Government of Bahrain held the elections for the Consultative Council, the spokesman for foreign affairs of Germany’s Green Party, Omid Nouripour, issued a statement condemning the elections as unfree and unfair.
Berlin Imposes Travel ban, Arms Freeze over Khashoggi Killing
Germany banned 18 Saudis suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from much of Europe on Monday and moved to halt all arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
Turkey Gave Khashoggi Tapes to European Nations, Erdogan Says
Turkey has given recordings related to the killing of Jamal Khashoggi to Germany, France and Britain, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday, seeking to maintain international pressure on Riyadh over the Saudi journalist’s death.
5 NGOs: Ahmad Nawwar at High Risk of Torture in Case Germany Deports him to Bahrain
Five Bahraini human rights organizations expressed their deep concern at the information they received about the intention of the German authorities to deport Bahraini citizen Ahmad Nawwar from their territories to Bahrain after examining his asylum application and protection.
Germany to Deport Bahraini Citizen to his Country
The German authorities are to extradite Bahraini citizen to his country following 3 years of residency.
EU, Germany, UK and France Say they Want to Protect European Firms Doing Legitimate Business with Iran
The European Union, France, Germany and Britain said in a joint statement on Friday that they regret Washington's decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran.