Islam Times - Latest News Bahrain Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:51:38 GMT /skins/default/en/normal01/ch01_newsfeed_logo.gif Islam Times 100 70 en Copyright (c) Islam Times, all rights reserved. Tue, 06 Dec 2016 04:51:38 GMT Bahrain 60 Bahrain Intensifies Security on Opposition Leader Trial Day Islam Times - Bahraini authorities intensified security measures in the home town of opposition leader on Sunday when his trial was supposed to be held. ]]> Bahrain Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:11:45 GMT Amnesty Slams PGCC States over HR Violations Islam Times - Amnesty International criticized member states of the (Persian) Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC) for violating human rights day before British Prime Minister trip to West Asia to attend the annual gathering of the Arabic Council. ]]> UK Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:10:23 GMT Bahrain Police Attack People Protesting Harsh Sentences against Dissent Islam Times - Security forces in Bahrain attacked dozens of people protesting death sentences and seven life terms handed down to a group of political dissidents. ]]> Bahrain Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:46:48 GMT ‘Bahraini regime will fall without foreign support’ Islam Times - An upcoming visit to Bahrain to attend a meeting of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council by British Prime Minister Theresa May has raised controversy. Human rights groups have called on May to put pressure on the Manama regime over its use of excessive force against the opposition. She has asserted that the only way to solve political crises is to engage with regional countries and support their plans for reform. An interview with two panelists to discuss Bahrain’s ongoing crackdown on opponents and the West’s silence on the issue. ]]> Bahrain Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:20:01 GMT May urged to pressure Bahrain regime on human rights Islam Times - British Prime Minister Theresa May has been urged to pressure the government of Bahrain over resorting to crackdown to silence the voice of dissent in the Persian Gulf tiny nation, when she visits leaders of the country along with other regional Arab states. ]]> Bahrain Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:23:43 GMT Organizations Urge UK PM to Pressure on Bahrain to Stop Discrimination against Shia Islam Times - Civil society organizations and institutions in Belgium and Sweden urged the British Prime Minister Theresa May to raise issue of sectarian discrimination against Shia majority in Bahrain in her upcoming visit to Manama. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 04 Dec 2016 09:05:28 GMT Is Prayer Sin in Bahrain? Islam Times - The religious equation has, for the most part, been simple: you do good deeds, you go to heaven. Among those deeds, especially in the Islamic faith, is prayer. Even more cherished is Friday prayer, which normally sees people from different walks of life congregate to worship God, an act of unity in the face of differences. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 04 Dec 2016 08:55:04 GMT Why Bahraini Regime Afraid of Sheikh Isa Qassim Trial? Islam Times - Since spark of the popular protests in Bahrain in February 2014, the Al Khalifa regime in Bahrain, with backing from the US and Saudi Arabia, has been using a variety of instruments to counter the protestor's demands that included calls for reforming the present legal structures, particularly the constitution. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 26 Nov 2016 08:55:11 GMT Bahraini protesters support senior Shia cleric Sheikh Qassim Islam Times - Hundreds of people have taken to the streets in Bahrain to vent their anger at the ongoing crackdown by the ruling Al Khalifah family on dissent, demanding the immediate lifting of a regime ban on Friday prayers. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 26 Nov 2016 03:29:14 GMT Sheikh Isa Qassim’s Ashura Sermon in 2009 & Account of Iranian Envoy to Manama Islam Times - During the Ashura season in January 2009, the US Embassy in Manama sent two cables to the US Department of State; one on prominent activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja's speech and another about the central Ashura address of the Bahraini Shia spiritual leader Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim. ]]> Bahrain Thu, 24 Nov 2016 05:20:57 GMT