Bahrain

Shroud-clad Bahrainis rally ahead of cleric’s trial

Attired in shrouds, Bahrainis have rallied in support of their most senior Shia cleric, who has been stripped of citizenship and faces trial for charges widely denounced as politically-influenced. Crowds of people ...

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Sheikh Qassim’s trial persecution of Bahraini Shias: Salman

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, ...

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Bahraini clerics call on public to oppose anti-Qassim ruling

Senior clerics in Bahrain have reiterated their unwavering support for Sheikh Isa Qassim, and called on all members of the public to roundly reject any court ruling against the distinguished Shia ...

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Manama regime forces detain another Shia cleric in Bahrain

Bahraini regime forces have arrested another Shia Muslim cleric as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown and persecution of the members of the religious community ...

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Rights group registers rise in Bahrain regime violations

A Bahraini rights group has reported an unprecedented rise in human rights violations in Bahrain, saying the abuses are taking place in a more systematic manner. In its annual report, ...

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Bahrain backs Iran-Arab dialog mediated by Kuwait

Bahrain says talks between Iran and Persian Gulf Arab countries mediated by Kuwait are to continue, hoping they would bring about positive results. Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed ...

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