Bahrain

The Middle East: Is there light at the end of the Long Corridor?

By Marc Finaud, Tony Robinson, and Mona Saleh[i]. Recent developments in the Middle East and the arrival of the Biden administration offer unique opportunities to improve regional security. However, obstacles on the way to such progress have far from disappeared.…

Ilhan Omar calls on Biden to reverse Trump’s deals with the Middle East

US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has called America’s allies in the Gulf “dictators” and said that agreements between regional states and Israel are not “peace deals”. Omar made her comments in an article in The Nation. Calling on President-elect Joe Biden…

Bahraini UK based activists’ families taken as hostages in Bahrain

At least three family members of UK-based Bahraini activists have been summoned by Bahraini security forces this morning, 13th of May 2017. The detention of these activists’ families coincides with the attendance of Bahrain’s King Hamad at the Royal Windsor…

Campaigners call for UK to halt arms exports to Bahrain as Prince Andrew joins sales drive

Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) has called for Prince Andrew to speak out against the government repression taking place in Bahrain and has renewed calls for the UK government to cease all arms exports to the oppressive Bahraini regime. The…

Bahrain: NurPhoto’s photographers arrested in possession of a weapon called camera

NurPhoto’s photojournalist Ahmed Al-Fardan, was arrested in the morning of December 26, 2013 by Bahrain police. The photojournalist was inside his house when Bahrain Special Security has broke into his home. The police confiscated computers and photographic equipment.   The…

Bahrain: Dozens Wounded in Clashes as Protesters Mark Anniversary

Dozens of people were wounded in Bahrain on Thursday as protesters marked the second anniversary of a Saudi-led intervention that helped crush the pro-democracy uprising. Clashes erupted around the capital Manama with police firing stun grenades and tear gas at…

Bahrainis rally near capital to mark revolution anniversary

Thousands of Bahrainis have rallied near the capital to mark the second anniversary of the revolution against the ruling Al Khalifa family. The demonstration was held on the Budaiya highway, which links several villages with the capital, Manama, on Friday.…