In his Visit to 5th Fleet, Gantz Says Landing in Israel Air Force plane in Bahrain is Significant Milestone
Military ties between Israel and Bahrain are strengthening, and naval cooperation between regional countries under American leadership is one of the largest of its kind in the world, a senior American naval commander stated.
Obama Issues Memoir Entitled "A Promised Land"
Former US president Barack Obama discussed in his memoir issued on (November 17) the US policy during which was known as the "Arab Spring" in 2011. Obama acknowledged the "contradiction" as he sought to balance "competing interests", and presented a bleak portrait of how much of the Middle East's leadership.
US Lawmakers Demand "Immediate" Action from Navy Chief Over Alleged Naval Sex Trafficking Scandal
US lawmakers called on Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite to explain how the service is responding to allegations that US sailors were involved in the commercial sex trade in Bahrain.
Congressional Report: No Evidence on Dialogue in Bahrain, Arms Sales Reached 6 Billion
A Congressional Research Service said in its latest report about Bahrain that unrest continues, although at far lower intensity than in 2011.
Pentagon: Patriot Batteries are Active in Bahrain for Alert Posture
ames LaPorta, correspondent for Newsweek, said on Friday (January 3, 2020) that two Defense Department sources told him that patriot batteries are active in Bahrain, which hosts the US fifth fleet, for alert posture.
U.S.-Led Naval Coalition, Protecting Oil Tankers, Opens Command Center in Bahrain
The U.S.-led naval coalition in the Gulf, established in response to a series of attacks on oil tankers, opened a command center in Bahrain on Thursday, the U.S. Fifth Fleet said in a statement.
Iran Guard Monitors US Aircraft Carrier with Drone
Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard successfully managed a surveillance flight over a U.S. aircraft carrier, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported Saturday.
Hamad bin Isa Receives Family of Commander of U.S. Fifth Fleet who Committed Suicide in Bahrain
King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received the family of Vice Admiral Scott Stearney, Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and Commander of U.S. Fifth Fleet , who died recently in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Senior US Admiral Found Dead in Bahrain: AFP
The admiral leading US Navy operations in the Middle East was found dead Saturday in Bahrain, the military branch said, adding that no foul play was suspected in the case.
Senior U.S. Admiral Found Dead in Bahrain, No Foul Play Suspected
The U.S. Navy admiral overseeing American naval forces in the Middle East has been found dead at his residence in Bahrain, the Navy said on Saturday, adding that foul play was not suspected.
American Journalist Kristof Calls to Pay Attention to HR Situations in Bahrain, Describing What’s Happening as “Appalling Repression”
American journalist Nicholas Kristof called to pay attention to human rights situations in Bahrain, describing what is happening in Bahrain as “appalling repression”.
Sex Trafficking Scandal Hits US Naval Base in Bahrain
Three US Navy personnel deployed to Bahrain are facing criminal charges over an alleged sex trafficking and corruption scandal.
Pentagon: US Defense Secretary Discussed with Bahraini King Need for GCC Unity
The US Department of Defense (Pentagon) issued a statement about the meeting held between defense Secretary James Mattis, King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on March 14 at Al-Safriya Palace in Manama.
Pentagon Says US Soldier Killed in Accident in Bahrain, Gives No Further Details
The Pentagon said that an American soldier working in one of its forces in Bahrain died last Wednesday (March 7, 2018) in an accident that took place while he was in his workplace.
Bahrain Interior Minister Receives Commander of Fifth Fleet
Bahraini Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received the Commander of the US Naval forces Central Command and Commander of the Fifth Fleet Vice Admiral John Aquilino.