By Sondoss Al Asaad | American Herald tribune | December 28, 2019 Although freedom of expression is a ratified constitutional right; yet it constitutes a heinous crime and poses an existential threat to the Manama regime. For instance, Sheikh Ali Salman, Secretary-General of the now-outlawed Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Bahrain’s top opposition political group, who […]
Press TV – December 6, 2019 Jordan plans to restore full diplomatic relations with neighboring Syria in a further sign of Arab states embracing President Bashar al-Assad after a UAE diplomat praised him for “wise leadership” this week. Jordanian Minister of State and Agriculture Samir Habashneh said Thursday he will travel to Syria later this […]
Donald Trump’s administration has, through its diplomacy, achieved a “resounding success” in the Persian Gulf. Bahrain, a small emirate with a tiny population which US diplomats could scarcely even find on the map, even after repeated attempts, has, under US pressure, declared that it will participate in the policy of “free passage of vessels”, on terms dictated by the US.
The two sides of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)’s Qatar rift are far from reconciling as both accuse the other of supporting terrorism, reports Giorgio Cafiero. By Giorgio Cafiero Special to Consortium News The Gulf Crisis between Qatar and its…Read more →
RT | August 8, 2019 Tehran has hit out at Bahrain for hosting a “provocative” conference on Gulf maritime security and for its rhetoric accusing Iran of attacking tankers. Manama said the July 31 meeting was held to discuss the “current regional situation,” Lebanon’s Daily Star reported. It was not announced who’d attended the event […]
Press TV – July 30, 2019 Four days after Bahraini embassy staff in London allegedly tried to throw a protester off the embassy roof, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has yet to comment on the incident. There were angry protests outside the Bahraini embassy in London on July 26, prompted by the imminent execution […]
There’s nothing new about a U.S. president assuming that Palestinians can be bribed into cooperating with Zionist ambitions, writes Lawrence Davidson. By Lawrence Davidson TothePointAnalysis.com President Donald Trump’s peace plan for the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, or at least the economic side of it,…Read more →
Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid Bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa Al-Manar | June 28, 2019 A senior member of the Hamas Political Bureau has condemned comments by Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid Bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa that ‘Israel’ is a “country to stay” in the region which should be recognized. Mousa Abu Marzook took to Twitter to say that the […]
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The international backlash against Jared Kushner’s fundamentally flawed “Deal of the Century” has already begun, as protesters in Iraq besieged the Bahrain embassy in Baghdad. Crowds are accusing Bahrain of being a ‘US puppet’ and for selling out the Palestinian cause to corrupt US and Israeli interests.
Giorgio Cafiero gauges the shortcomings of the U.S.-backed “Peace to Prosperity” summit in Bahrain this week. By Giorgio Cafiero Special to Consortium News The U.S.-backed two-day “Peace to Prosperity” summit in Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday was designed to advance…Read more →