Bahrain

Bahrain to try Sheikh Salman on espionage charges: Report

Bahrain is set to try prominent Shia cleric and opposition figure Sheikh Ali Salman this week on a charge of “spying” for Qatar, a media report says. Salman, the secretary-general of the country’s ...

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Bahraini security forces surround ailing prominent Shia cleric’s home

Bahraini security forces have extensively surrounded the house of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, whose health condition is severely deteriorating. According to officials from the country’s dissolved al-Wefaq party on ...

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Bahrain calls for freezing of Qatar’s PGCC membership

Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah has warned that his country will not attend an upcoming Persian Gulf Cooperation Council if Qatar  doesn’t alter its stance on regional issues. “If Qatar ...

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