Bahrain

Bahraini regime forces detain 3 Shia clerics

Bahraini regime forces have arrested at least three Shia Muslim clerics as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown and persecution of the members of the ...

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Bahrain arrests notable citizens in Diaraz

Sheikh Saeed al-Asfour and religious vocal reciter Abdul Jabar al-Dirazi, were detained on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, after being summoned to stand before the investigators of the Budaiya police station. ...

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Manama’s dissolution of al-Wefaq is deplorable: UN

The dissolution of Bahrain’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, is a deplorable move on behalf of Manama, says UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. The dissolution is “the ...

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Clashes erupt in Bahrain after al-Wefaq society is dissolved

Clashes have broken out between Bahraini police and demonstrators following Manama’s decision to dissolve the country’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society. On Sunday, police used teargas ...

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Bahrain court dissolves main opposition group al-Wefaq

A court in Bahrain has dissolved the country’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, almost a month after the regime suspended its activities. The so-called administrative court in the ...

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