Bahrain says Iran hinders efforts to boost navigation security in Gulf

A general view of the Bahraini capital Manama. (AFP) August 10, 2019 Bahrain called Thursday on Iran to stop issuing “irresponsible statements” and “hollow threats” and carrying out practices that could provoke tension in the region. The Kingdom’s foreign ministry stressed in a statement that calm should prevail in order to respect all [...]

By |August 10th, 2019|Bahrain|

Bahrain accuses Iran, Qatar of plotting to target its unity

Bahraini Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Bin Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Khalifa attends the consultative meeting of interior ministers from the (GCC), in  Manama on April 23, 2013. (AFP) August 6, 2019 Bahrain accused on Sunday Iran and Qatar of plotting to target its national unity and of promoting sedition and chaos. Interior Minister [...]

By |August 6th, 2019|Bahrain, Qatar|

Bahrain uncovers Iran and Qatar cyber terrorism network

The network, run by wanted fugitives, are implementing a “systematic plan” to harm the image of Bahrain and its people. (Supplied) May 21, 2019 Bahraini authorities said Monday they have tracked a network of destabilising electronic accounts operated in several countries including Iran and Qatar amid rising tensions in the Gulf over Iranian [...]

By |May 21st, 2019|Bahrain, Qatar|

Bahrain asks its citizens in Iran, Iraq to leave immediately on safety concerns

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) May 18, 2019 US-allied Bahrain warned its citizens on Saturday against travel to Iraq and Iran and asked those already there to [...]

By |May 18th, 2019|Bahrain, Iraq|

Bahrain court jails 19 over Iran, Hezbollah links

The building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. (BNA) May 8, 2019 Bahrain’s highest court slapped 19 people with jail terms after they were convicted of maintaining links with Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps and Lebanon’s Hezbollah group, as reported on Anadolu Agency.  According to the Bahraini News Agency [...]

By |May 8th, 2019|Bahrain|

Iranian spokesman warns Bahrain not to threaten its ‘big’ neighbor

Abbas Mousavi, new spokesman of Iran's foreign ministry speaking with foreign minister Javad Zarif. Undated. (IRNA) May 4, 2019 The spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Abbas Mousavi, has responded to Bahraini Foreign Minister's comment about not allowing Iran to shut down the Strait of Hormuz. Mousavi warned the Bahraini chief diplomat not [...]

By |May 4th, 2019|Bahrain|

Bahrain jails 138 for plotting to form Iranian-linked ‘terror’ group

The building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. (BNA) April 16, 2019 Bahrain jailed 138 people and revoked their citizenship on Tuesday for plotting to form a “terror” group with links to Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, the public prosecutor said. The court, whose rulings can be appealed, [...]

By |April 16th, 2019|Bahrain|

In Revolution anniversary speech, Rouhani lays claim to Bahrain, other neighbors

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech during the annual military parade in Tehran on Saturday, Sept 22, 2018. (AFP) February 12, 2019 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday laid historical claims to a number of Arabian Gulf countries without naming them. In a speech marking the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution [...]

By |February 12th, 2019|Bahrain|

Iranian proxy warns of more attacks in Bahrain

The spokesman, identified as a commander within Saraya al Ashtar, as seen in a video released on Feb 9, 2019. (Supplied) By Caleb Weiss February 11, 2019 Saraya al Ashtar, one of the main Iranian proxy groups in the Kingdom of Bahrain, released its first-ever video statement in which it promises more attacks on [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Bahrain|

Bahrain slams Iranian statements on its judicial rulings

The building of Bahrain’s Ministry of Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowment in the capital Manama. (BNA) January 30, 2019 Manama condemned on Tuesday Iranian statements on Bahrain's recent judicial rulings. Bahrain's Foreign Ministry said that Tehran’s remarks reflect the aggressive nature of the regime in Iran, as well as its approach that disrespects [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Bahrain|