Bahrain

Al-Wefaq: Bahrain will always support Palestine

The deputy secretary general of the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society says “there is no place for Zionists in Bahrain” after the Manama authorities decided to host an Israeli delegation. “The regime’s decision to ...

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Al-Khalifa forces attack on Shia mourners

Bahraini security forces have once again attacked Shia Muslims holding mourning rituals during the Muslim month of Muharram. On Saturday, the forces attacked nine areas across the island country, destroying ...

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Bahrain bans three Ashura obsequies in Diraz

The Bahraini security authorities continue their siege on Diraz imposed since over 100 days. In a new violation of freedom of belief, the security forces prevented on Sunday (October 2, ...

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Bahrain court refuses to grant Sheikh Salman freedom

A court in Bahrain has turned down a request to grant freedom to distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Ali Salman. On Monday, the Supreme Court of Appeal rejected the request to ...

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Bahrain police teargas Shia Muslims

Bahraini police have attacked Shia citizens draping walls in the capital, Manama, with black cloths as part of mourning ceremonies for the Muslim month of Muharram. On Friday, the security ...

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Bahrainis stage demo in solidarity with Sheikh Qassim

Dozens of people have staged separate demonstrations in Bahrain to support distinguished Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and condemn the ongoing crackdown on pro-democracy activists. Protesters took to the streets ...

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Bahraini court upholds dissolution of Wefaq

A Bahraini appeals court has upheld an earlier decision to dissolve the main Shia opposition group in the Persian Gulf country as the Manama regime presses ahead with its crackdown ...

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Bahrain to try 11 activists over alleged attempt to kill policeman

Bahrain’s authorities will put on trial 11 anti-regime activists for their involvement in an alleged plot to kill a police officer, prosecutors say. Bahrain’s prosecution said on Wednesday that 11 activists ...

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