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Bahrain Kicks Qatari Troops Out
21 Jun 2017 05:06

Bahrain Kicks Qatari Troops Out

Islam Times - The authorities of Bahrain have ordered that Qatari troops stationed in the nearby island nation exit the country within 48 hours.

 
A handout photo made available by the Saudi press Agency (SPA), shows Saudi Arabia
15 Jun 2017 06:21

Bahrain arrests pro-Qatar lawyer, sympathizer

Islam Times - Bahrain has arrested a citizen who expressed sympathy for Qatar over sanctions imposed on the country by its Arab neighbors while a lawyer, who challenged the blockade, was also sent behind bars.

 
Bahraini People Protest as Whereabouts of Ayatollah Qassim Remains Unknown
6 Jun 2017 08:47

Bahraini People Protest as Whereabouts of Ayatollah Qassim Remains Unknown

Islam Times - Bahraini people poured to the streets of the northern villages Abu Saiba and Shakhoura on Sunday night to protest the western-backed regime’s crackdown on Shiite majority and their leader Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.

 
This poster posted on the twitter account of Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah shows Shia leaders with the words, "Our leaders, you have our pledge, our demand is Down with [King] Hamad.”
3 Jun 2017 11:28

Bahraini foreign minister’s twitter account hacked

Islam Times - Bahrain says hackers have targeted the twitter account of Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah and left posts against the royal family and in support of anti-regime protesters.

 
UN Rights Chief Urges Probe of Protestor Deaths in Bahrain
3 Jun 2017 08:28

UN Rights Chief Urges Probe of Protestor Deaths in Bahrain

Islam Times - Top UN human rights official has called on Bahraini regime to promptly launch an independent, effective investigation into the deaths of five protesters during a security operation on 23 May 2017

 
Bahrain Dissolves Opposition Group Totally Silencing All Peaceful Voices: Rights Group
1 Jun 2017 06:53

Bahrain Dissolves Opposition Group Totally Silencing All Peaceful Voices: Rights Group

Islam Times - A Bahraini court on Wednesday ordered the dissolution of the National Democratic Action Society opposition group, also known as Waad, and the seizure of its assets, as the western-backed Al Khalifa regime is heading for "total suppression of Human Rights".

 
The logo of Bahrain’s largest leftist political party, the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad)
31 May 2017 13:42

Bahrain dissolves largest leftist political party

Islam Times - Bahrain has dissolved the country’s largest leftist political party, the National Democratic Action Society (Wa’ad) as part of a heavy-handed crackdown led by the ruling Al Khalifah regime on political dissent.

 
Symbolic Funeral for Diraz Martyrs
30 May 2017 06:00

Symbolic Funeral for Diraz Martyrs

Islam Times - Earlier, Bahrainis held symbolic funeral for slain activists who were martyred in Al-Khalifa’s brutal crackdown on Diraz last week. The fate of prominent Shia cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Issa Al-Qassem remains unknown.

 
New clashes as fate of Bahrain cleric remains unknown
29 May 2017 10:16

New clashes as fate of Bahrain cleric remains unknown

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have clashed with demonstrators rallying in solidarity with a prominent Shia cleric and his slain supporters in several areas across the kingdom.

 
Consequences of Bahraini Regime’s Crackdown on Top Cleric
28 May 2017 05:29

Consequences of Bahraini Regime’s Crackdown on Top Cleric

Islam Times - As the Arab uprisings sparked in Tunisia and then in Egypt in 2011, Bahrain's revolution began with massive peaceful anti-regime protests in the country. Since the beginning of the reform-seeking rallies, Al Khalifa regime responded to the popular motions with excessive violence.

 
15 Days on: Saudi Regime Kills Its own People in Awamiyah Amid Intl Silence
25 May 2017 06:36

15 Days on: Saudi Regime Kills Its own People in Awamiyah Amid Intl Silence

Islam Times - Saudi security forces continue their siege al-Awamiyah, as intense shelling and gunfire is wreaking havoc on the Shiite-populated town in the eastern province of Qatif

 
Iraqis protest Manama
25 May 2017 06:29

Iraqis protest Manama's storming of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Qassim's home

Islam Times - People have gathered outside the Bahraini embassy in Iraq to protest the Manama regime's raid on the home of prominent Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.

 
Protesters block streets leading to a US base in Bahrain after raids on Diraz on May 23, 2017. (Photos via Bahrain Mirror)
24 May 2017 06:01

Five people killed in Bahrain raids on top Shia cleric's home

Islam Times - Bahrain's Interior Ministry has announced the death of five people in raids on protesters gathering in the northwestern village of Diraz.

 
A picture posted on Twitter shows a protester injured during clashes with security forces in the northwestern Bahraini village of Diraz on May 23, 2017.
23 May 2017 09:13

Bahraini forces attack protesters in northwestern village, kill 1

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have attacked protesters in a northwestern village, killing one person and injuring several others.

 
Bahrain Verdict against Top Cleric Declaration of War on Religion: Aamal Party
23 May 2017 06:53

Bahrain Verdict against Top Cleric Declaration of War on Religion: Aamal Party

Islam Times - A Bahraini criminal court has sentenced the spiritual leader of the Bahrain revolution Sheikh Isa Qassim to one year in jail suspended for three years.

 
Bahraini Court Convicts Shiites’ Spiritual Leader as Trump Meets Al Khalifa
22 May 2017 08:24

Bahraini Court Convicts Shiites’ Spiritual Leader as Trump Meets Al Khalifa

Islam Times - Bahraini regime has issued an unjust verdict against top Islamic scholar Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim on the day the regime's King Al Khalifa was meeting US President Donald Trump in Riyadh.

 
Senior Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassem
22 May 2017 08:18

Hezbollah: Qassem's jail a 'state crime' by Bahrain regime

Islam Times - Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has lambasted a suspended jail term given by a Bahraini regime court on Sunday to the country's Shia majority leader Sheikh Isa Qassem.

 
Lebanese women hold pictures of Bahrain
21 May 2017 08:53

Bahraini regime court gives top Shia cleric suspended jail

Islam Times - A court in Bahrain has sentenced distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to one year in prison, suspended for three years, and ordered him to pay a fine.

 
Saudi Clampdown on Awamiyah Reminiscent of Israeli Oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP
20 May 2017 08:36

Saudi Clampdown on Awamiyah Reminiscent of Israeli Oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP

Islam Times - The former Bahraini member of the parliament Jalal Firuz compares Saudi regime's crackdown on protests in Al-Awamiyah with the Israeli regime's oppression of the Palestinians.

 
Bahrainis Urged to Gather in Mosques Before Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial
20 May 2017 08:32

Bahrainis Urged to Gather in Mosques Before Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial

Islam Times - Islamic scholars in Bahrain have urged masses to fill mosques in all regions on Saturday night on the eve of scheduled trial of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.