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Bahrain reports 1st case of monkeypox

Bahrain reported, Friday, its first case of monkeypox in a foreigner travelling to the Gulf nation from abroad, the Bahraini Health Ministry said, Anadolu News Agency reports. “The first case of monkeypox was recorded in a 29-year-old man coming from abroad,” the Ministry said in a statement. “All necessary measures were immediately taken in accordance […]

Bahrain reports 1st case of monkeypox

Bahrain reported, Friday, its first case of monkeypox in a foreigner travelling to the Gulf nation from abroad, the Bahraini Health Ministry said, Anadolu News Agency reports. “The first case of monkeypox was recorded in a 29-year-old man coming from abroad,” the Ministry said in a statement. “All necessary measures were immediately taken in accordance […]

Bahrain king dismisses minister for refusal to normalize with “Israel”

 July 23, 2022 Source: Agencies By Al Mayadeen English  The President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities was dismissed by the king for refusing to shake hands with the Israeli ambassador to Bahrain. Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa dismissed Friday the President of the Bahrain Authority for Culture and Antiquities, Mai bint […]

1st Mass held in Gulf’s largest cathedral in Bahrain

Bahrain’s largest Roman Catholic church held the first Mass on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported. Father Saji Thomas led the Mass in “Our Lady of Arabia” church, which is located 20 kilometres south of the capital, Manama. The church, the largest in the Arab Gulf region, was opened on Thursday at a cost of over $10 […]

Bahrain calls on its citizens to leave Lebanon

Bahrain today called on its citizens in Lebanon to leave immediately, the state news agency reported. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Kuwait have recently withdrawn their ambassadors from Beirut in protest against statements made by Minister of Information, George Kordahi, prior to his appointment to the office, in which he said Yemen’s Houthis were […]

Bahrain to double VAT, sources say 

Bahrain’s government sent a draft bill to parliament for approval to amend the value-added tax rate, currently at five per cent, from next January, the state-run Bahrain News Agency said today. Reuters reported the BNA did not say whether the amendment referred to a hike or a cut in the rate. But a parliamentary source […]

Bahrain king congratulates first-ever ambassador to Israel

Bahrain has formally appointed the country’s first-ever ambassador to Israel, the state-run Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported yesterday. Khaled Yousef Al-Jalahmah, who will be serving as Bahrain’s envoy to Israel, was congratulated on the position by the country’s monarch. “His Majesty, may God preserve him, congratulated Ambassador Khaled Youssef Al-Jalahma, and His Majesty expressed his […]

Iran down Bahrain in 2022 World Cup qualifier

TEHRAN – Iran defeated Bahrain 3-0 to move a step closer to booking a place at the 2022 World Cup qualification Third Round. In the match held at the Bahrain National Stadium in Riffa, Sardar Azmoun opened the scoring for the visiting team in the 51st minute courtesy of Mehdi Taremi’s perfectly timed through pass. […]

UAE, Bahrain pan Israel’s ‘storming’ of Al-Aqsa, amid international condemnation

The international community, including Israel’s Arab allies, condemned the Jewish state Saturday for the violence in Jerusalem a day earlier that saw 200 Palestinians and 17 Israeli police officers wounded, as well as for pending evictions of Palestinians in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood. The United Arab Emirates, which normalized relations with Israel last year […]

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 […]

Bahrain celebrates for the very first time Holocaust Remembrance Day

For the first time in history, the Jewish community in Bahrain marked Holocaust Memorial day in a virtual ceremony initiated by “The House Of Ten Commandments.” Only a few months after the signing of the Abraham Accords, of which Bahrain was one of the signatories, a memorable ceremony was held in a Jewish community synagogue that […]

UNHRC arms embargo call against Israel passes with EU OK, Bahrain absence

The United Nations Human Rights Council approved a resolution calling for an arms embargo against Israel that had the support of many of the European countries but received a nod of disapproval from Bahrain, which was absent for Tuesday’s vote. The measure, dubbed the accountability resolution, passed 32-6, with eight abstentions. It included some of […]

FFIRI releases statement on choosing Bahrain as Group C host

TEHRAN – The Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has released a statement on choosing Bahrain as host of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in Group C. Bahrain was chosen as centralized venue for the competition in Group C by AFC on Friday, The matches are scheduled to take place from May 31 to […]

Skocic protests AFC over choosing Bahrain as Group C host

TEHRAN – Iran national football team head coach Dragan Skocic is not satisfied with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s decision over choosing Bahrain as host of Group C of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Bahrain was chosen as centralized venue for the competition in Group C by AFC on Friday but the Croatian coach says […]

Bahrain police beat, threaten detained children with rape, rights groups say

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UAE, Bahrain to face major challenges for normalizing ties with Israel: aide

TEHRAN – The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain would face major problems within their own countries due to their normalization of ties with Israel, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, a special aide to the speaker of the Iranian parliament on international affairs, has predicted.  “In the near future, rulers of the Emirates and Bahrain, who announced the normalization […]

Bahrain becomes 1st nation to grant Johnson & Johnson shot emergency use

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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 […]

Bahrain commemorates Holocaust, combats antisemitism

Bahrain is taking a lead in combatting antisemitism and also commemorating the Holocaust. The Kingdom, which has a small Jewish community and has played a key role in pushing tolerance, coexistence and peace with Israel, is at the forefront of these recent efforts. Former ambassador to the US Houda Nonoo of Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry put […]

U.S. calls Bahrain, UAE ‘major security partners’

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Asian Junior Handball Championship relocated to Bahrain

TEHRAN – The 17th Asian Men’s Junior Handball Championship has been moved to Bahrain from Iran due to coronavirus fears. The competition was originally scheduled to be held in Shiraz from March 20 to 29 but the Asian Handball Federation (AHF) has changed the host. Islamic Republic of Iran Handball Federation (IRIHF) President Alireza Pakdel […]

Bahrain says it will open airspace to Qatar starting Monday

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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 […]

Bahrain: Goods from Israeli Settlements Will Be Designated “Made In Israel”

Bahraini Commerce and Tourism Minister Zayed bin Rashid Al Zayani announced on December 3 that all goods imported from Israeli settlements in the West Bank will be labeled as “Made In Israel.” The Jerusalem Post reported that Al Zayani said, “Israeli products or services… will be treated like Israeli.” He also said, “We will treat […]

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, […]

Israel Expects $220 Million in Non-Defense Trade With Bahrain in 2021

The national flags of Israel and Bahrain flutter at the entrance of the King David Hotel, in Jerusalem, Nov. 26, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Ammar Awad. Israel foresees $220 million in non-defense trade with Bahrain in 2021, the Economy Ministry said on Wednesday as it hosted a delegation from the Gulf state to cement newly-established ties. […]

Netanyahu postpones official visits to Bahrain, UAE

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Netanyahu says he will make official visit to Bahrain soon

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