Bahrain

Bahrain’s Rajab hospitalized due to heart condition

Prominent Bahraini human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab has been taken to hospital from prison due to heart problems after being held in solitary confinement for three months. In a post ...

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Bahrainis continue supporting Sheikh Isa Qassim

Bahraini demonstrators have gathered in front of the residence of senior Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim in the village of Diraz for the 150th day despite severe security measures. The ...

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Bahrain charges opposition figure with ‘inciting hatred’

Bahrain has charged a prominent opposition leader with “inciting hatred” against the Manama regime after his interview with The Associated Press during a visit by Britain’s Prince Charles to the ...

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Officials bar rights activist from leaving Bahrain

Bahraini authorities have prevented a human rights activist from traveling abroad in the latest restrictions imposed by the ruling Al Khalifah regime on the movement of political dissidents. Deputy secretary ...

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UK opens new military base in Bahrain

Prince Charles has opened the first section of the controversial Mina Salman naval base in the Kingdom of Bahrain despite criticism of the regime’s human rights record. The base represents ...

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Court adjourns Sheikh Isa al-Moamen’s verdict

Bahrain’s Minor Criminal Court adjourned the case of Shiite cleric and Imam of Al-Kheif Mosque Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen and decided to issue its verdict in his case on November 24. ...

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Bahrain postpones Sheikh Salman retrial

Distinguished Shia opposition cleric Sheikh Ali Salman, who has been sentenced to nine years in jail for alleged subversion, has attended the first hearing in his retrial. According to Bahrain’s al-Wasat newspaper, ...

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Detained Sheikh Mirza al-Mahrous starts hunger strike

Alyaa Radhi, wife of opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman who is detained in Jaw prison, said that Sheikh Mirza Al-Mahrous (one of the detained figures in Jaw prison) has started ...

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