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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.

 
Prominent Bahraini human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab (Photo by the Bahrain Center for Human Rights)
8 Aug 2017 04:08

Rights groups urge UK to break silence on top Bahraini activist

Islam Times - At least thirteen rights group have condemned Britain’s awkward silence on the situation of prominent Bahraini human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, who has been kept behind bars over his criticism of the ruling Al Khalifah regime and the Wahhabi ideology, calling ...

 
Bahrain’s Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa
8 Aug 2017 03:44

Bahrain Accuses Qatar of Espionage, Harboring Terrorism, Coup in UAE, Attempted Assassination of Saudi King

Islam Times - Bahrain accuses Qatar of interfering in the domestic affairs and spying on security and military forces of the tiny Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) member-states.

 
Anti-regime protesters clash with police in Shahrakan, Bahrain, April 5, 2016. (Photo by AP)
3 Aug 2017 07:40

Bahrain arbitrarily arrested 18 in July last week: Rights group

Islam Times - A Bahraini human rights organization says 18 people were arrested arbitrarily in the kingdom in the last week of July as Manama presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown on political dissidents.

 
Bahrainis rally to remember crackdown victims
29 Jul 2017 10:16

Bahrainis rally to remember crackdown victims

Islam Times - Bahrainis have rallied throughout the Persian Gulf island in remembrance of those killed during the regime’s years-long crackdown on peaceful pro-democracy demonstrations.

 
Prominent Bahraini human rights advocate Ebtisam al-Saegh (Photo by Bahrain al-Youm news agency)
26 Jul 2017 05:44

Prominent Bahraini human rights activist’s health worsening: BCHR

Islam Times - A Bahraini human rights group says the health condition of prominent Bahraini human rights advocate Ebtisam al-Saegh, who has been on on hunger strike for a fortnight in protest against the torture and ill-treatment she has endured, has dramatically deteriorated.

 
What’s Britain’s Link to Bahrain Torture Prisons?
22 Jul 2017 05:05

What’s Britain’s Link to Bahrain Torture Prisons?

Islam Times - British government contractors have been training Bahraini regime prison guards amid a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.

 
Ibtisam Al-Saegh
13 Jul 2017 03:58

Female Bahraini Activist on Hunger Strike Protesting Torture

Islam Times - A leading Bahraini human rights activist has gone on hunger strike in protest against the torture and ill-treatment at the hands of the Manama regime.

 
Ebtisam al-Sayegh
5 Jul 2017 05:38

Bahraini Regime Detains Female Activist Again

Islam Times - The repressive Bahraini regime has once again detained a female rights activist for the second time in two months amid a crackdown on dissent in the tiny Persian Gulf island kingdom.

 
Imprisoned Bahraini political dissident Yousef Ali Riza
2 Jul 2017 07:38

Detainee in Bahrain’s Jaw Prison beaten, sexually assaulted

Islam Times - A new report has revealed that a Bahraini political dissident currently held at the notorious Jaw Prison has been tormented as the ruling Al Khalifah regime continues to clamp down on opposition figures for the peaceful exercise of their right to freedom of expression.

 
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.