Bahrain

Advocate of Peace Award: ICUJP honors Sheikh Maytham Al Salman

Interfaith Communities United for Justice and Peace (ICUJP) is proud to issue its 2015 Advocate for Peace Award to Sheikh Maytham Al Salman. Sheikh Al Salman, an internationally respected interfaith ...

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HRW to Bahrain: Immediately release Salman, Sharif

Human Rights Watch has called on the ruling Bahraini regime to immediately release two prominent opposition leaders, saying dialogue must replace suppression. Joe Stork, the New York-based rights NGO’s deputy ...

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Bahrain recalls envoy to Tehran, orders Iran’s to leave

Bahrain has recalled its ambassador to Iran and ordered the Islamic Republic’s charge d’affaires in Manama to leave the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom within 72 hours. The Bahraini Foreign Ministry, ...

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Bahraini Prince Khalid King’s son injured in Yemen

Prince Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the son of Bahrain’s king, was injured in an Ansarullah missile attack on a military base of the Saudi-backed forces in Ma’rib, Yemen, sources ...

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Regime forces detain senior Shia cleric in Bahrain

Bahraini regime forces have arrested a prominent Shia Muslim cleric as the ruling Al Khalifa monarchy is pressing ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown on opposition forces and political dissidents in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. ...

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Bahraini demonstrators call for release of Sheikh Salman

Scores of anti-regime protesters have staged rallies in Bahrain, calling for the democratization of the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom and the immediate release of the leading opposition figure and Shia ...

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