Bahrain arrests 116 suspected terrorists linked to Iran’s IRGC

The shadow of a woman is cast on a wall of Al-Fateh Grand Mosque as she arrives holding a Bahraini flag at a pro-government rally in Manama February 21, 2012. (REUTERS) March 4, 2018 Security authorities in Bahrain arrested on Saturday 116 members of an armed network established and supported by Iran’s Revolutionary [...]

By |March 4th, 2018|Bahrain|

Bahraini militants buried in Iran

‘Martyrdom’ photo released by Iranian media. From top left: Founder of Islamic Republic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Bahraini Sheikh Isa Qasim, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. (LWJ) By Amir Toumaj and Caleb Weiss February 25, 2018 Today, Iranian state media publicized funeral ceremonies held in Qom for “three martyrs of the Bahraini people’s resistance.” The Iranian-supported [...]

By |February 25th, 2018|Bahrain|

Bahraini militant group adopts IRGC branding

The new logo and flag of Saraya al Ashtar, which reflects the IRGC branding seen in many other Iranian-backed groups around the Middle East. (LWJ) By Caleb Weiss February 24, 2018 Saraya al Ashtar, an Iranian-supported militant group in Bahrain, has formally changed its logo to adopt the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) branding. [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|Bahrain|

Fugitive Bahrain militants die at sea en route to Iran

An explosives specialist police officer conducts an investigation after a bomb blast in the village of Sitra, south of Manama, Bahrain, July 28, 2015. (REUTERS) By Noah Browning February 24, 2018 Three suspected Bahraini militants wanted on terrorism charges died at sea in unexplained circumstances this month and another is missing, activists said, after [...]

By |February 24th, 2018|Bahrain|

Bahrain arrests four Iran-trained extremists involved oil pipeline blast

The investigation also revealed that two of those arrested had received intensive training by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. (Supplied) February 9, 2018 Bahrain has announced that four extremists were arrested on Wednesday for their involvement in the explosion of an oil pipeline last year. As part of counter-terrorism operations and to maintain national security, [...]

By |February 9th, 2018|Bahrain|

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|