Archive for the ‘Bahrain’ Category

Bahrain Crackdown: Demonstrations Continue For 20th Consecutive Night in Support of Jailed Activists

Source By Staff, Agencies Amid the continued crackdown of the Manama regime, Bahrainis have rallied for the 20th night to reiterate their call for an immediate and unconditional release of political inmates amid concerns over the alarming situation of the country’s prisons in light of the coronavirus outbreak. The demonstrations were held under the banner […]

Blinken Puts More Focus on Palestinians in Call to Israeli Counterpart

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken delivers remarks during a NATO Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the Alliance’s headquarters in Brussels, Belgium March 23, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told his Israeli counterpart on Friday that Israelis and Palestinians should enjoy “equal measures” of freedom, security, prosperity and democracy. Blinken’s comments reflected […]

Israel warns citizens of possible attacks in five Arab countries

Israel’s National Security Council has warned its citizens that Iran may target them overseas and urged them to be more vigilant, citing threats by Iranian officials, the Times of Israel reported. According to the newspaper, the council’s Counterterrorism Division advisory warned that “Iranian officials had threatened to attack Israeli targets over the last few months, […]

Saudi Crown Prince Discusses Green Initiative with Arab Leaders

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaks during the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) 41st Summit in Al-Ula, Saudi Arabia January 5, 2021. Photo: Bandar Algaloud/Courtesy of Saudi Royal Court/Handout via REUTERS Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman called the leaders of Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Iraq, and Sudan to discuss a massive regional tree-planting project, […]

The Arab yacht summit plotters have fallen out

George Nader (fourth from left) organised a secret summit of Arab leaders on a yacht in the Red Sea in late 2015 David HearstDavid Hearst is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Middle East Eye. He is a commentator and speaker on the region and analyst on Saudi Arabia. He was The Guardian’s foreign leader writer, and […]

Bahrain crown prince calls Netanyahu regarding US-Iran nuclear talks

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain’s crown prince spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday about the return to nuclear talks with Iran, Bahrain’s state-run news agency reported, as the new US administration tries to revive the tattered 2015 nuclear accord. Bahraini Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, also the country’s prime minister, […]

How Britain and U.S. Killed the Bahrain Revolution

Former editor and writer for major news media organizations. He has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages Finian Cunningham February 17, 2021 Britain and the United States worked together to kill the Bahrain revolution of 2011 and its people’s long-held aspirations for democratic governance. Ten years ago this week, the […]

US Adds Bahrain-Based Group to Terror Blacklist, Accuses It of Iran Backing

Bahraini Shi’ites sit in front of a market, mourning as they listen to a sermon, during commemoration of Ashura, the holiest day on the Shi’ite Muslim calendar, amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, in Manama, Bahrain, Aug. 29, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Hamad I Mohammed. The United States on Tuesday designated the Bahrain-based Saraya al-Mukhtar group […]

Bahrain changes tune, says won’t allow imports from Israeli settlements

Browse > Home / News / Bahrain changes tune, says won’t allow imports from Israeli settlements December 7, 2020 by JNS Read on for article Bahrain will not allow imports from Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria, Bahrain’s Industry, Commerce and Tourism Ministry said on Friday according to a report by the state news agency […]

Israel Set to Officially Open Embassy in Bahrain by End of Month

Manama, Bahrain. Photo: Wadiia via Wikimedia Commons. Israel is set to open an official embassy in Bahrain this month, completing a decades-long process of building diplomatic relations with the Gulf country. Ties between Israel and Bahrain have been conducted secretly for some 25 years, but have become more and more public over the past decade, […]

Biden will not end the ‘deal of the century’ – Palestinian leaders are acting in haste

Joseph Massad 24 November 2020  The goal of the US ‘peace process’ has long been – and will continue to be under Biden – the obliteration of Palestinian resistance to Israeli colonisation People denounce the ‘deal of the century’ in the occupied West Bank on 28 February 2020 (AFP) Since the election of Joe Biden […]

Pompeo lands in Israel; set to make unprecedented visit to West Bank settlement

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel on Wednesday for a trip that is expected to include a tour of a West Bank winery, the first time a top American diplomat has visited an Israeli settlement. Pompeo — who has backed US President Donald Trump in refusing to concede defeat to President-elect Joe […]

For Trump’s Middle East allies, Joe Biden is a new nightmare

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is accelerating settlements before the inevitable freeze or pause in construction in January when President-Elect Joe Biden takes over. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is releasing just a fraction of the estimated 60,000 political prisoners he has stashed in his jails. Trump’s Middle East triumphs will soon turn to disaster Read More » Sisi’s television anchors are, from one day to the […]

One ‘NO’ Instead of Three! Sudanese Against Normalization

By Zeinab Abdallah Beirut – News would read that Egypt and Jordan were the first to normalize ties with the enemy of the Arab and Muslim nation, and were then followed by the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan. No! It is not the right way to report this particular ‘achievement’. It was the regime […]

Sayyed Abdulmalik Al-Houthi: Macron Is Nothing But Puppet of Jewish Zionists

[embedded content] ٍSource 2020-10-29 21:32:15 The leader of the revolution, Sayyed Abdulmalik Al-Houthi, said that the Islamic nation today is fraught with problems and crises, and the occasion of the Prophet’s birthday should be a station to face these challenges. In his speech on the occasion of Prophet Mohammed birthday (PBUH), Sayyed Abdulmalik added that […]

Iran’s Khamenei: Muslim nations reject ‘humiliation’ of compromise with Israel 

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out at the idea of Muslim nations compromising with Israel, calling it a “humiliation,” and issued an ominous warning to nations seeking to normalize ties with the Jewish state. “Muslim nations will never accept the humiliation of compromising with the Zionist regime,” Khamenei tweeted Tuesday. In recent months, […]

Israeli delegation headed to Bahrain to establish formal diplomatic relations

A joint US-Israel delegation is headed to Bahrain Sunday morning to sign a series of bilateral agreements between Jerusalem and Manama, including a so-called Joint Communiqué that will formally establish diplomatic relations between the two countries. El Al Flight 973 — a nod to Bahrain’s country code — is scheduled to depart from Tel Aviv’s […]

History Will Show No Mercy for Arab Traitors to Palestine – Hamas Leader

By Staff, Agencies Head of Hamas resistance movement’s political bureau Ismail Haniyeh has once again condemned the US-brokered deals that the United Arab Emirates [UAE] and Bahrain signed last month to normalize ties with ‘Israel,’ warning that history will show “no mercy” towards the Arab states that betrayed fellow Palestinians. In an interview with the […]

Sayyed Nasrallah to Macron: You’re Welcome as a Friend, Not as a Guardian

[embedded content] September 30, 2020 Marwa Haidar Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah on Tuesday firmly rejected accusations of betrayal by French President Emmanuel Macron, noting meanwhile that the Resistance party is still committed to the French initiative “but based on respect”. In a televised speech via Al-Manar, Sayyed Nasrallah clarified fallacies made regarding the […]

The House of Saud Struggles to Normalize Ties with “Israel” As It Sinks in the Yemeni Swamp

By Staff The father and son relationship between Saudi King Salman and his son the Crown Prince – Mohammed bin Salman [MBS] – is at crossroads regarding the methods in which normalization with the apartheid “Israeli” entity would occur; though the sand kingdom is over its head regarding the consequences of the brutal war it […]

Sudan in The Footsteps of Emirates: Normalization for Wheat and Oil السودان على خطى الإمارات: التطبيع مقابل القمــح والنفط

By Mai Ali – Al-Akhbar Newspaper Translated by Staff Quickly encouraged by the US and UAE, Sudan is about to normalize relations with “Israel”, in the light of a civilian-military agreement to move in that direction, after the transitional government had tried to suggest that it had nothing to do with this issue. The marathon […]

Analyst: An Islamic and United Front against Normalization

By Nour Rida There has been recent agreements between the UAE and Bahrain with ‘Israel’ to open formal diplomatic ties as total departure from the Arab consensus over the resolution of the Palestinian issue. ‘Israel’ and the UAE on August 13 reached a deal that will lead to full normalization of diplomatic relations between the […]

Algerian President: Palestinian Cause Remains Sacred (VIDEO)

Posted on September 24, 2020 by uprootedpalestinians September 24, 2020 Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune. (Photo: File) The right of the Palestinian people to have a state with Jerusalem as its capital is not subject to bargain, the Algerian president said on Wednesday, Anadolu reports. Abdelmadjid Tebboune’s remarks came at a speech he delivered at the […]

Road to Saudi Ties with ‘Israel’ Being Paved, Cautiously

By Staff, AP Although Saudi Arabia has made its official position on the region’s longest-running conflict clear, claiming that full ties between the kingdom and the Zionist entity can only happen when ‘peace’ is reached with the Palestinians, state-backed Saudi media and clerics are signaling change is already underway with ‘Israel.’ It is a matter […]

Palestinians Fear Cost Of Arab States’ Normalization with ‘Israel’: PA Quits Arab League Chairmanship

By Staff, The Guardian Diplomatic breakthroughs between the Zionist entity and Gulf monarchies have revealed fissures in the relationship between Palestine and Arab governments, raising questions over whether they can still be relied on to champion the Palestinian cause. For years, the Zionist occupation regime has vigorously pursued ties with the Arab world, focusing on […]

Yemeni Houthis Vow To Fight Israeli Plots As Netanyahu Signs Historic Deal With UAE, Bahrain

Video The Ansar Allah movement (also known as the Houthis) continues pounding Saudi Arabia with drones and missiles. Late on September 17, the Yemeni Air Force loyal to the Houthi government struck Abha International Airport in the Saudi province of Asir with Samad 3 combat drones, which can be used as loitering munitions. The Houthis […]

Beyond the Gratuitous Normalization: An Escalating War on Palestine ما بعد التطبيع المجّاني: نحو تسعير الحرب على فلسطين

By Ali Haidar – Al-Akhbar Newspaper Translated by Staff With the opening of a new era in the region, titled “The Declared Arab Alliances with the ‘Israeli’ Enemy”, the war on Palestine is moving towards more extensive levels, in order to escalate pressure on the Palestinians and force them to accept the fait accompli. The […]

Qatar won’t normalize with Israel before 2-state solution reached, envoy says

Qatar has no problem with normalizing relations with Israel but will not do so before a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is reached, the Gulf nation’s ambassador to the US has said. Mishaal bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani told Voice of America on Wednesday that Qatar remains committed to the Arab Peace Initiative, […]

Occupying Palestine Is Rotting ‘Israel’ From Inside. No Gulf ‘Peace’ Deal Can Hide That

By Raja Shehadeh – The Guardian More than a quarter of a century after Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat shook hands on the White House lawn, ‘Israel’ has managed to turn its occupation of Palestinian territory from a burden into an asset. What was for so long a liability – the flagrant violation of international […]

Bahrainis Against Normalization: Sixth Straight Night of Protests Opposing Deal With ‘Israel’

Posted on September 18, 2020 by martyrashrakat By Staff, Agencies Hundreds of Bahrainis rallied in their hundreds for a sixth straight night against the ruling regime’s recent United States-enabled normalization with the Zionist entity. Defying trigger-ready security forces, the protesters took to the streets throughout the kingdom on Thursday night, Bahrain’s Lualua TV satellite channel […]

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