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Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab just exercising legitimate right to free speech: Human Rights Watch

November 21, 2017 11:00 pm
Bahraini rights activist Nabeel Rajab just exercising legitimate right to free speech: Human Rights Watch

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab (Photo by Reuters) Human Rights Watch has strongly censured the Bahraini regime over keeping prominent human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah family and the Wahhabi ideology. Kenneth Roth, the executive director […]

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Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

November 17, 2017 11:36 pm
Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of bullying small countries into submission

Qatari Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani speaks during a press conference in the capital Doha on October 22, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Qatar says Saudi Arabia has been sparking off crises across the Middle East and “bullying small countries into submission,” some six months after Riyadh formed an alliance […]

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

October 31, 2017 11:09 pm
Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Bahrain says it has decided to impose entry visas on nationals and residents of neighboring Qatar, which has been the center of a persisting crisis in the Persian Gulf region, triggered by a Saudi-led quartet of countries that accuse Doha of purported funding […]

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Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

11:09 pm
Bahrain imposes entry visas on Qatari nationals, residents

Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa Bahrain says it has decided to impose entry visas on nationals and residents of neighboring Qatar, which has been the center of a persisting crisis in the Persian Gulf region, triggered by a Saudi-led quartet of countries that accuse Doha of purported funding […]

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

This file photo shows the entrance to the building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. A court in Bahrain has sentenced ten anti-regime protesters to life imprisonment and revoked their citizenship as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown […]

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Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

11:04 pm
Bahrain court gives life sentence to nearly dozen dissidents

This file photo shows the entrance to the building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. A court in Bahrain has sentenced ten anti-regime protesters to life imprisonment and revoked their citizenship as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed clampdown […]

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Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

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Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

Bahraini anti-government protesters wave national flags and hold up images of jailed political leaders during a protest after midday prayers in Diraz, Bahrain, May 8, 2015. (Photo by AP) A Bahraini court has handed down heavy jail sentences to more than a dozen people in a mass trial as the regime […]

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Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

3:38 pm
Bahraini court hands down jail terms to 17 in mass trial

Bahraini anti-government protesters wave national flags and hold up images of jailed political leaders during a protest after midday prayers in Diraz, Bahrain, May 8, 2015. (Photo by AP) A Bahraini court has handed down heavy jail sentences to more than a dozen people in a mass trial as the regime […]

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Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

October 30, 2017 11:00 pm
Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

The Kuwait emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, waves during the opening ceremony of the new legislative year at the parliament in Kuwait City, October 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kuwait’s emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, has accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet, asking them […]

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Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

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Kuwait’s emir accepts resignation of prime minister, cabinet: Media

The Kuwait emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, waves during the opening ceremony of the new legislative year at the parliament in Kuwait City, October 24, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Kuwait’s emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, has accepted the resignation of the prime minister and his cabinet, asking them […]

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