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ICSRF demands investigation into torture against jailed Bahraini minor
16 Oct 2017 02:51

ICSRF demands investigation into torture against jailed Bahraini minor

Islam times - - The International Center for Supporting Rights and Freedoms (ICSRF) called on Bahrain’s public prosecutor to promptly open an investigation into fresh allegations of torture coming out of Jaw Prison.

 
This picture shows members of the Saudi Royal Navy during Bridge 18 naval exercises in the Persian Gulf waters. (Photo via Twitter)
11 Oct 2017 04:13

Saudi Arabia, Bahrain start joint naval drills in Persian Gulf

Islam Times - Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have started joint naval exercise in the Persian Gulf waters as the Manama regime has been trying for years to draw closer to Saudi authorities and receive their assistance in the heavy-handed crackdown against pro-democracy activists and opposition figures.

 
Imprisoned Bahraini teenager Jassem Abdul Jalil Hassan (Photo via Twitter)
5 Oct 2017 05:43

Bahraini regime forces detain 3 minors with no charge or conviction

Islam Times - Bahraini forces have arrested a number of minors without offering any legal justification for their detention as the ruling Al Khalifah regime does not shy away from its repressive measures and heavy-handed crackdown in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.

 
Bahraini regime forces attack mourning Shia Muslims on Ashura
2 Oct 2017 06:30

Bahraini regime forces attack mourning Shia Muslims on Ashura

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have attacked dozens of Shia Muslims commemorating the occasion of Ashura, which marks the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shia Imam, as the Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown against peaceful protesters.

 
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace shows Saudi Arabia
26 Sep 2017 12:24

Labour slams UK ‘hypocrisy’ with Saudi, Bahrain

Islam Times - UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s “utter silence” in the face of human rights abuses by countries like Saudi Arabia and Bahrain illustrates her “hypocrisy,” says a Labour Member of Parliament.

 
Opposition Party Slams Bahraini Regime Crackdown on Centuries-Old Muharram Mourning
25 Sep 2017 03:57

Opposition Party Slams Bahraini Regime Crackdown on Centuries-Old Muharram Mourning

Islam Times - Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Bahrain’s largest opposition group, has slammed the country’s rulers for their continued attacks on majority Shiite's Muharram mourning manifestation.

 
Bahrain regime forces using teargas to disperse an Ashura mourning ceremony
21 Sep 2017 07:07

Bahrain Regime Continues Crackdown ahead of Muharram Mourning Ceremonies

Islam Times - The Bahrain’s ruling Al Khalifah regime continued its repressive measures ahead of the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar of Muharram.

 
Bahraini Regime Starts Clampdown on Annual Muharram Mourning Ceremonies
18 Sep 2017 09:54

Bahraini Regime Starts Clampdown on Annual Muharram Mourning Ceremonies

Islam Times - The repressive Bahraini regime launched campaign on Sunday targeting religious manifestations of Muharram mourning ceremonies commemorated annually by Shiite Muslims who constitute a majority in the Persian Gulf monarchy.

 
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah
18 Sep 2017 04:17

Time to normalize ties with Israel: Bahrain

Islam Times - Bahrain’s king Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah has called for an end to the Arab boycott of Israel, days after the Israeli premier said relations with the Arab world were better than any other time.

 
Bahrain Air Force F-16
11 Sep 2017 07:56

US Selling Arms Worth Nearly $ 4 Billion to Repressive Bahraini Regime

Islam Times - The United States has approved arms sales packages worth over $3.8 billion to the repressive Bahraini regime including F-16 jets, upgrades, missiles and patrol boats.

 
Bahraini regime forces arrest a protester during demonstration against the ruling regime
10 Sep 2017 05:05

Bahraini Regime in Widespread Crackdown on Opposition Activists

Islam Times - Bahraini security forces carried out a large-scale operation against opposition activists which resulted in a number of arrests in Sanabis and al-Barhama.

 
BFHR Launches Report about Detained Al-Wefaq Leader Sheikh Hasan Isa Entitled “Trial of Conscience under the Pretext of Terrorism”
31 Aug 2017 07:51

BFHR Launches Report about Detained Al-Wefaq Leader Sheikh Hasan Isa Entitled “Trial of Conscience under the Pretext of Terrorism”

Islam Times - Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) launched on Tuesday (August 29, 2017) a report about detained Al-Wefaq leader and former MP Sheikh Hasan Isa entitled "Trial of Conscience under the Pretext of Terrorism".

 
A UK Royal Air Force C-130J Hercules
29 Aug 2017 12:59

UK caught selling used military aircraft to Bahrain

Islam Times - The government of UK Prime Minister Theresa May has been caught selling used military aircraft to Bahrain and other countries it officially categorizes as human rights violators.

 
Protests across Bahrain Call for Lifting Ayatollah Qassim’s House Arrest
28 Aug 2017 06:22

Protests across Bahrain Call for Lifting Ayatollah Qassim’s House Arrest

Islam Times - Hundreds of Bahrainis have protested in different areas across the tiny Persian Gulf monarchy, demanding that the authorities lift the house arrest imposed on spiritual leader of the Shiite majority, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.

 
This file photo shows Bahraini police forces at the notorious Jaw Prison, south of Manama, Bahrain.
24 Aug 2017 05:34

Bahrain forces attack mourning Shia inmates in Jaw prison

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have reportedly attacked dozens of Shia inmates at Jaw prison as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown against prominent figures and followers of the majority religious community in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.

 
File photo of prominent Bahraini journalist, Nazeeha Saeed.
22 Aug 2017 09:48

Bahrain issues arrest warrant for prominent journalist

Islam Times - A Bahraini court has ordered the arrest of award-winning reporter Nazeeha Saeed, who works for the France 24 television network and the Arabic-language Monte Carlo Doualiya radio.

 
This AFP file photo taken on January 2, 2015 shows a Bahraini protester taking cover behind a garbage container during clashes with riot police following a demonstration on January 2, 2015.
16 Aug 2017 05:03

Bahrain must stop discriminating against Shias: Tillerson

Islam Times - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has called on the Bahraini regime to stop discriminating against Shias residing in the Persian Gulf country.

 
Bahrainis demonstrate in support of top Shia cleric
12 Aug 2017 12:09

Bahrainis demonstrate in support of top Shia cleric

Islam Times - Scores of Bahraini people have staged fresh protests in a northern region to express solidarity with prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and his supporters, who have been subject to a heavy-handed regime crackdown.

 
Bahrain Continues to Detain Sheikh Qassim, Concerns Over his Health
12 Aug 2017 05:16

Bahrain Continues to Detain Sheikh Qassim, Concerns Over his Health

Islam Times - Bahraini regime continues to hold Islamic Scholar Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, under house for over 80 days amid concerns of his deteriorating health.

 
Saudi Arabia Occupying Two Bahraini Islands, Oilfield
9 Aug 2017 05:41

Saudi Arabia Occupying Two Bahraini Islands, Oilfield

Islam Times - A Qatari says Saudi Arabia has occupied two Bahraini islands and a large oil field.