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Bahrain and Iran’s terror plot

The building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. (BNA) February 5, 2018 A Bahraini court sentenced two people to death on Wednesday, and issued lengthy prison sentences for 56 others, after they were found guilty on terrorism charges on behalf of the Iran. Nineteen of the 60 defendants [...]

By |February 5th, 2018|Bahrain|

Bahrain says Hezbollah backs terrorist cells targeting its security

Most of the 47 people arrested on Sunday were part of the Saraya al-Ashtar, Saraya Al Muqawama Al Sha’biya and Saraya al-Mukhtar militia groups. (Supplied) By Ismaeel Naar January 22, 2018 Bahrain’s interior minister has accused Lebanese Hezbollah militias of supporting terror groups and at least 19 plots against public figures in the [...]

By |January 22nd, 2018|Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon|

Khamenei accuses foreign countries of inciting Iranian protests, wags finger at Washington

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures as he speaks, Iran, January 9, 2018. (REUTERS) January 10, 2018 Lengthier than his first response this week concerning popular protests in Iran, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei asserted on Tuesday his holding the United States, Britain, Saudi Arabia and opposition parties responsible for orchestrating unrest in [...]

By |January 10th, 2018|Bahrain, North America, Saudi Arabia, USA|

Bahrain calls on citizens against traveling to Iran

Iranian students run for cover after tear gas was fired during a demonstration at the University of Tehran on Saturday. (AFP) January 1, 2017 Bahrain called on its citizens on Monday against traveling to Iran “under any circumstances,” reported the Bahrain News Agency (BNA). The Foreign Ministry issued the travel advisory in wake [...]

By |January 1st, 2018|Bahrain|

Bahrain FM: Iran’s state shall remain while the regime will be gone

Bahrain's FM Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa tweeted strongly against Iran. (Reuters) December 28, 2017 In a tweet posted by Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa, he said that “Iran and its followers know who stands in the face of their despicable expansionist project, stressing that Iran as a state will [...]

By |December 28th, 2017|Bahrain|

‘Manama Dialogue’ reiterates importance of confronting Iran, Houthis

Second session of Manama Dialogue. (IISS) By Obaid al-Suhaimi December 11, 2017 Manama Dialogue 2017 reiterated the importance of confronting Houthis in Yemen and all the forces supporting them and destabilizing the region, namely Iran. The 13th Manama Dialogue, which began on Friday, brought together a huge number of security and military experts and [...]

By |December 11th, 2017|Bahrain|

Tillerson discusses Iran’s “malign influence” with Bahraini crown prince

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's remarks with Bahrain's Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa before their meeting, Nov 29, 2017. (Department of States) December 3, 2017 US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the Crown Prince of Bahrain, on Wednesday, to discuss how to counter the Iranian Regime’s malign influence on the [...]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Bahrain, North America, USA|

Iran-backed cell in Bahrain is identified by authorities

Zuhair Ebrahim Jassim Abdullah Abas, 37, was arrested after plotting and executing various acts of terrorism and receiving explosives and weapons training in Iran. (Al Arabiya) November 19, 2017 Thirty-seven-year-old Zuhair Ebrahim Jassim Abdullah Abas was arrested by Bahraini authorities. The terror suspect was apprehended on charges relating to the attack on a [...]

By |November 19th, 2017|Bahrain|

Bahrain says deadly bus attack engineered by Iran

Emergency and rescue workers are seen blocking the road leading to a fire in at oil pipeline in Buri village south of Manama, Bahrain, November 10, 2017. (Reuters) November 16, 2017 Bahrain said on Wednesday a bomb attack on a police bus which killed an officer and wounded nine last month was carried [...]

By |November 16th, 2017|Bahrain|

OIC, GCC strongly condemn Iranian attacks on Bahrain oil pipeline

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) denounced the pipeline explosion in Bahrain and expressed grave concerns over the role of Iran in escalating tension in the region. (Arab News) By Ghanzafar Ali Khan November 15, 2017 Top regional organizations including several Arab nations on Sunday strongly condemned and [...]

By |November 15th, 2017|Bahrain|