Posts Tagged ‘bahraini’

Hezbollah: Al-Khalifa Regime Worsening Moral Decline, Bahraini People Reject Normalization with ‘Israel’

September 5, 2023 Hezbollah issued on Tuesday a statement that denounces the Bahraini regime’s move of opening an Israeli embassy in Al-Manama, stressing that the occupation entity is passing through its worst stage. The statement indicated that Al-Khalifa regime is worsening its political and moral decline through rushing towards normalization with the enemy after years of […]

The Bahraini State Refuses to Be Fair With the Prisoners

September 2, 2023 By Latifa Al-Husseini Beirut – Bahrain’s political prisoners are jointly leading a protest against arbitrary restrictions in Jaw Prison. The hunger strike launched on August 7 is perhaps the loudest expression of discontent against the conditions they’ve endured and with which they refuse to live. The prisoners’ demands are simple. However, the […]

Grave Concern for Life of 2 Bahraini Activists behind Al-Khalifa Bars

3 Mar 2023 By Staff, Agencies The rapid deterioration in the health condition of two prominent rights activists, Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja and Abduljalil Al-Singace, who are serving life sentences in Bahraini jails linked to the 2011 uprising has sparked grave concern. Al-Khawaja, 61, was sent back to prison on February 28 after security forces denied him […]

Bahraini Activist: Lebanon’s Deportation of Al-Wefaq Members Is Politically Motivated, Instigated by Saudi Blackmail

December 16, 2021 By Fatima Haydar   Beirut – Lebanon’s Interior Ministry on Wednesday ordered the Lebanese General Security to deport non-Lebanese members of Bahrain’s opposition party, Al-Wefaq. The ministry’s order came after a press conference that was held in Beirut on December 11, 2021, in which the Bahraini opposition group presented a documented report on […]

Israeli, Bahraini premiers meet for first time since normalisation of ties

On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister, Naftali Bennett, met Bahraini Crown Prince and Prime Minister, Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa for the first time since the two countries normalised their ties last year. The “historic” meeting took place in Glasgow, Scotland, on the sidelines of the ongoing UN Climate Change conference, or COP26, the Israeli Prime Minister’s […]

77 MPs, Trade Unions, NGOs, academics call on British government to save Bahraini hunger striker

Scores of British lawmakers, trade unions, NGOs and prominent academics have written to Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to convey their gravest concern over the fate of imprisoned Bahraini academic and human rights defender, Dr Abduljalil AlSingace, who has been on hunger strike since 8 July 2021. In their letter the signatories said AlSingace “is protesting […]

To A Wider Prison: Bahraini Regime Conditionally Releases Some Political Prisoners

September 16, 2021  By Staff, Agencies As if the Bahraini regime is just sending political prisoners from small cells to a wider prison… The Bahraini regime has conditionally released 30 prisoners under new rules allowing electronic monitoring and home detention instead, the government and activists said on Wednesday. Almost all those freed are considered political […]

Iran vehemently rejects Bahraini claims, says judicial process is flawed

TEHRAN — In a statement on Saturday afternoon Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh strongly condemned baseless accusations of a Bahraini court against the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), saying that the judicial process was flawed. In response to the action of the Bahraini High Criminal Court against the CBI and several other banks of […]

Torah scroll gifted by Jared Kushner arrives in Bahraini Jewish community

The Bahraini community of Manama has received a Torah scroll former senior White House adviser Jared Kushner commissioned last year to their congregation – in honor of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa – amid the signing of the Abraham Accords, to its newly renovated synagogue on Monday.”Former Ambassador of Bahrain to the United States Houda […]

US labels Bahraini group Saraya al-Mukhtar terrorist, accuses Tehran of backing its plots against American soldiers

The US government has designated a Bahraini group as a terrorist organization, accusing it of being backed by Iran, plotting attacks against Americans soldiers in the kingdom, and offering cash for the assassination of officials. “Saraya al-Mukhtar is an Iran-backed terrorist organization based in Bahrain, reportedly receiving financial and logistic support from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary […]

Iran: Kylie Moore-Gilbert detained for being Israeli spy for Bahraini MP

An Iranian misinformation campaign on state-run TV has claimed that Kylie Moore-Gilbert, the British-Australian academic held in prison for two years and then released in a prisoner swap, was an Israeli spy working with a Bahraini ex-MP, according to a Guardian news report Wednesday.Moore-Gilbert was detained in September 2018 and sentenced to 10 years in prison […]

Alongside Pompeo and Bahraini FM, Netanyahu says Trump to thank for new peace

Saudi diplomat urges Biden not to repeat ‘mistakes’ of first Iran nuclear deal Saudi Ambassador to Washington Prince Turki bin Faisal Al Saud has urged US President-elect Joe Biden not to repeat the “mistakes” of the first nuclear deal with Iran. Speaking at the National Council on US-Arab Relations yesterday, Faisal said Biden “is not […]

Netanyahu has ‘outstanding conversation’ with Bahraini Crown Prince over phone

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Next? Bahraini Regime Joins Betrayers of Palestine, Announces Normalizing Ties with ‘Israel’

By Staff In the latest unashamed move against the Middle East’s central cause, Palestine, the treacherous Bahraini regime tasked US President Donald Trump with announcing the normalization of ties with the ‘Israeli’ occupation entity. This makes it the second country after the United Arab Emirates [UAE] to speak publicly of normalized ties with ‘Israel.’ Such […]

Palestinians protest Bahraini delegation normalizing ties with Israel

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 12 December 2017 “The king sent us with a message of peace to the world,” Bahraini cleric Fadil al-Jamri, seen in a screenshot from Israeli TV, told media. Palestinians protested the Bahraini visitors’ normalization of ties with Israel.  Palestinian protesters blocked a Bahraini delegation from entering the al-Aqsa mosque this […]

Bahraini courts hand down prison terms to three Shia clerics

Press TV – Courts in Bahrain have separately handed down prison sentences between six months and one year to three Shia Muslim clerics as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown and persecution of the members of the religious community in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. Informed sources, requesting anonymity, told […]

US urged to pressure Bahrain to release top Bahraini rights activist

Press TV – An American human rights organization has called on the US State Department to pressure Bahrain to immediately and unconditionally release prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who has been kept behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah regime and the Wahhabi ideology. Brian Dooley, a senior advisor at Human […]

Bahraini court hands down lengthy sentences to 26 dissidents, revokes their citizenship

Press TV – A court in Bahrain has handed down lengthy sentences to more than two dozen anti-regime activists and revoked their citizenship as the ruling Al Khalifah family continues with its oppressive measures against political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. On Thursday, a judge handed down 18 defendants life sentences, while the […]

Iranian top cleric urges Manama to fulfil Bahraini shias’ demands

Tasnim – Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi condemned the Manama regime for attacking the house of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shiite majority, urging the Bahraini rulers to meet the legitimate demands of the people. In a statement released on Saturday, Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi denounced the recent raid on the […]

Saudi clampdown on Awamiyah reminiscent of Israeli oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP

Alwaght – The former Bahraini member of the parliament Jalal Firuz compares Saudi regime’s crackdown on protests in Al-Awamiyah with the Israeli regime’s oppression of the Palestinians.  Al-Awamiyah, a small town in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province of al-Qatif, has recently witnessed violent clashes as Saudi regime force have responded with iron fist to minority Shiite […]

Sheikh Qassim’s trial persecution of Bahraini Shias: Salman

Press TV – Bahrain’s senior opposition cleric Sheikh Ali Salman says the prosecution of top Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim amounts to persecution and targeting of the entire Shia community in the country. Salman, the secretary general of the country’s now-dissolved al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, made the remarks during a telephone call from prison as he […]

Bahraini Clerics: Any ruling against Sheikh Qassim to lack legal worth

Tasnim– A number of senior Bahraini clerics warned the Manama regime about its decision to try Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of the country’s Shiite majority, later this week and said any verdict issued against him will have no legal value. In a statement issued on Wednesday, the Bahraini clerics pointed to the planned […]

Leader’s top aide: Disintegration of Syria prevented by Iran’s timely assistance

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Supreme Leader’s top adviser for international affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underlined that Syria would have been disintegrated if Tehran had not taken action in support of the Arab country’s fight against the terrorist groups. “The western states, headed by the US, created turmoil in Syria since the beginning to overthrow the Syrian […]

Austrian far-right figure warns of ‘Auxit’ vote within a year

The European Union should avoid any moves towards political “centralization” or else Austria could hold a referendum on membership of the bloc within a year, a far-right candidate who almost won the country’s presidential election said. Norbert Hofer of the anti-immigration Freedom Party narrowly failed to become the European Union’s first far-right head of state […]

India, second largest buyer of Iranian crude

TEHRAN, Jun. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s crude oil exports to India in March 2016 surges from 290 to 505 thousand barrels per day turning the South Asian country into Iran’s second largest oil customer. During sanction years, India purchased about 20 per cent of Iran’s oil exports equal to an average of 200 thousand barrels […]

Behooves all Mulsims to stand against Israel: Leader’s adviser

A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the attack by enemies of Islam on the Syrian government and nation is an assault on the resistance front against Zionism, urging all Muslims to stand against Zionists. “All of us are duty-bound to defend resistance because resistance is Muslims standing against aggression […]

Syrian Army, Hezbollah capture Al-Bahariyah village in East Ghouta: map

By Leith Fadel – 21/06/2016 Hours after losing the Al-Bahariyah Hilltop in the East Ghouta, the Syrian Arab Army’s 102nd Brigade of the Republican Guard, backed by the Palestine Liberation Army (PLA) and Hezbollah, recovered all of their lost points from the Islamist rebels of Faylaq Al-Rahman and Jaysh Al-Fustat. Following the recapture of Al-Bahariyah […]

Iran to send energy delegation to Turkmenistan

TEHRAN, June 22 (Shana) – Iran is to dispatch an energy delegation to neighboring Turkmenistan headed by a deputy petroleum minister after Ramadan, an oil official said. Mohammad Taghi Amanpour, special representative of the Iranian Minister of Petroleum in export of technical and engineering goods and services, told Shana that the delegation’s visit will be […]

Iran Air flights to Kuala Lumpur ceases until early August

Kuala Lumpur, June 21, IRNA – Iran Air flights to Kuala Lumpur was temporarily ceased until early August; because of its Boeing 747SP overhauled. After many years flight, the 747SP was overhauled at Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKIA) and the flight was temporarily ceased. Head of Iran Air office in Kuala Lumpur Amir Reza Omrani […]

Iran’s Zarif says to discuss US commitments under JCPOA with Kerry in Oslo

Speaking to reporters upon his arrival in the Norwegian capital of Oslo on Sunday night, Zarif pointed to his plans for the new round of his European tour, saying that he will participate Oslo Forum and hold meetings with the senior Norwegian officials on a range of issues, including ways to boost bilateral relations in […]

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