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Keyword: Bahrain

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News & Analysis

Bahrain regime nervous about Shaykh ‘Isa verdict

Catherine Shakdam

Ramadan 06, 14382017-06-01

Even as Bahraini police attacked the house of Shaykh Isa Qassem on May 23 where he is held under house arrest, the regime is nervous because of the Shaykh’s international popularity and profile.

Special Reports

Bahrain reaches the point of no return

Catherine Shakdam

Dhu al-Hijjah 29, 14372016-10-01

The Bahraini regime continues to brutalize the people. One person, Shaykh Issa Qassem symbolizes their struggle against tyranny and oppression.

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Letters To The Editor

Bahrain, Yemen

Mansour Ali

Shawwal 27, 14372016-08-01

The people of Bahrain and Yemen are both victims of Saudi aggression and crimes, writes Mansour Ali.

Editorials

Crimes of the Bahraini regime

Zafar Bangash

Ramadan 26, 14372016-07-01

All regimes in the Muslim East (aka the Middle East) are dictatorships regardless of the label they carry. The Bahraini regime is made up of the minority al-Khalifa family that is brutally suppressing the majority Shia population. The regime’s decision to strip a respected alim, Shaikh Issa Qassem of his citizenship is likely to short-circuit the miserable existence of this pathetic regime.

Daily News Analysis

Bahraini regime’s latest outrage: stripping Shaikh Issa Qassem of citizenship

Crescent International

Ramadan 16, 14372016-06-21

Does any regime, especially an illegitimate one like that in Bahrain, have the right to strip native-born sons of citizenship rights? This is what the Khalifa regime in Bahrain has done against the respected scholar, Shaikh Issa Qassem evoking universal condemnation. The regime may have signed its own death warrant.

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Editorials

March — a month of grim anniversaries

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 21, 14372016-03-01

While associated with renewal and growth, the month of March brings grim reminder of how terribly movements for change in the Muslim world have been subverted. Leaders of Islamic movements need to pay close attention to their modus operandi.

Daily News Analysis

US-Zionist puppet Saudi Arabia and its puppets break off diplomatic ties with Tehran

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Awwal 23, 14372016-01-04

When a puppet regime leads other puppets, the result is often disastrous. The Saudi regime of Najdi Bedouins cut off relations with Islamic Iran followed by their puppets in Bahrain and Sudan. The crime was committed by the Najid Bedouins in unjustly executing a respected alim and human rights activist, Sheikh Nimr al Nimr. The Najdi Bedouins will pay a heavy price for this crime.

News & Analysis

Bahrain on trial: silent genocide of a people

Catherine Shakdam

Safar 19, 14372015-12-01

While rights defenders and pro-democracy activists in Bahrain or abroad have long spoken out against the many heinous crimes committed by the Hamad ibn Issa Aal Khalifa regime, one of the monarchy’s dirtiest little secrets has remained well hidden from view: ethno-sectarian engineering.

Opinion

Bahrain’s tragedy: negation of its true identity

Catherine Shakdam

Dhu al-Hijjah 17, 14362015-10-01

While forgotten by much of the world, Bahrain’s revolutionaries continue to struggle for dignified existence while paying a huge price for their struggle...

Opinion

Bahrain: the king, the revolutionary and criminalization of democracy

Catherine Shakdam

Ramadan 14, 14362015-07-01

The sentencing of Shaykh Ali Salman may prove the undoing of the Khalifa monarchy in Bahrain.

Opinion

Nabeel Rajab: “Want democracy, justice and equality”

Catherine Shakdam

Rabi' al-Thani 11, 14362015-02-01

The people of Bahrain will settle for nothing less than justice, equality and democracy and they will continue their peaceful struggle despite the regime’s provocations.

Daily News Analysis

Angry protests greet Bahraini ruler in Pakistan

Crescent International

Jumada' al-Ula' 19, 14352014-03-20

What is the purpose of Bahraini ruler's six-day visit to Pakistan and why did he meet Pakistan's top military officials? Speculation is rife that he wants the Pakistan military to protect his tottering regime, the same as the Saudis. There was also a large protest against his visit and condemnation of the killings of Bahraini civilians by its security forces, many of them recruited from Pakistan.

Daily News Analysis

One jailed Bahraini activist released, another sentenced to death

Crescent International

Rabi' al-Thani 19, 14352014-02-19

Even as the Bahraini regime released a female Bahraini activist, Zainab al-Khawaja, another activist was handed a death sentence. Six others were given life sentences allegedly for killing a policeman a year ago.

Editor's Desk

Bahraini regime tortures adults and children

Editor

Dhu al-Qa'dah 25, 14342013-10-01

The US and Saudi-backed regime in Bahrain continues to torture not only adults but also children. There is ample evidence about its horrible behaviour although it would be difficult to find much discussion of this in the Western media.

News & Analysis

Bahraini masses reject forced union with the Saudis

Yusuf Dhia-Allah

Rajab 11, 14332012-06-01

They came from all walks of life and represented all ages: men, women and children stretching more than five kilometers outside Bahrain’s capital city, Manama, on 5-18-2012 to categorically reject any union between their country and Saudi Arabia, which was discussed, though not approved, in Riyadh, the Saudi capital.

Editorials

The Bahrainis’ unending agony

Zafar Bangash

Dhu al-Hijjah 05, 14322011-11-01

News of Shaikh Hassan’s deteriorating health came from a government appointed prison physician who said his cancer had returned.

News & Analysis

Bahraini protests continue despite regime crackdown

Tahir Mustafa

Dhu al-Qa'dah 03, 14322011-10-01

Thousands of peaceful protesters were back in the now-demolished Pearl Square in Bahrain’s capital city Manama on September 23 demanding serious and wide-ranging reforms to give the overwhelming majority the right to vote in free, fair and transparent elections.

Editorials

Bahrain: Harsh Sentences After Brutal Crackdown

Editor

Rajab 29, 14322011-07-01

Emboldened by military, political and diplomatic support from the US and Saudi Arabia, Bahrain’s unrepresentative minority ruling family handed down harsh sentences to pro-democracy activists in the island-state on June 22. Eight were sentenced to life in prison for “plotting to overthrow the government.”

Main Stories

Acts of sacrilege, rape, torture and murder in Bahrain

Zafar Bangash

Jumada' al-Ula' 27, 14322011-05-01

Bahraini security forces backed by Saudi troops and their masters in Washington have and continue to perpetrate indescribable crimes against innocent civilians in Bahrain. Those targeted include not only peaceful protesters, but also doctors and nurses treating the injured in hospitals.

Editorials

Al-Jazeera unmasked by coverage in Libya and Bahrain

Editor

Jumada' al-Ula' 27, 14322011-05-01

In Libya, al-Jazeera is on the side of the Libyan rebels. Their cause is championed even if Western planes are bombing Libyan positions including the April 26 assassination attempt on Libyan leader, Colonel Muammar Qaddafi.

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