Islam Times - Latest News Bahrain Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:07:03 GMT /skins/default/en/normal01/ch01_newsfeed_logo.gif Islam Times 100 70 en Copyright (c) Islam Times, all rights reserved. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:07:03 GMT Bahrain 60 Bahraini FM Denies Targeting Shiites, Says Gov’t Knows Better about Country than UN Islam Times - The Bahraini Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Ahmad Al Khalifa, denied the existence of any measures practiced against Shiites or any discrimination against them. He further claimed that the Shiite majority residing in the country is involved in "the government and all aspects of life." ]]> Bahrain Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:20:18 GMT Bahrain Adjourns Trial of Opposition Leader Islam Times - Judge Khalifa Al-Dhahrani presided the fourth session of a trial for the top Bahraini opposition leader and adjourned the trial until 24 October 2016, Bahrain Mirror news site reported. ]]> Bahrain Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:17:52 GMT Bahraini regime forces arrest 32 people in 24 hours Islam Times - Bahraini forces have reportedly arrested at least 32 people during separate raids on a number of houses across the kingdom in the past 24 hours as the ruling Al Khalifah regime intensities its heavy-handed crackdown on political dissidents. ]]> Bahrain Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:33:19 GMT 64 Western Intellectuals Warn UN over Dire Humanitarian Situation in Bahrain Islam Times - A group of 64 western intellectuals and academics called on the UN to do something about the deteriorating human rights situations in Bahrain and opposition’s spiritual leader, Sheikh Isa Qassim. ]]> Bahrain Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:35:25 GMT Bahraini FM Says his Country “Won’t Waste Time on Human Rights Council” Islam Times - The Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmad Al Khalifa said that the Kingdom of Bahrain "won't waste its time on the Human Rights Council," in response to the UN High Commissioner Zeid bin Ra'ad Al-Hussein's statements in which he criticized human rights violations in Bahrain. ]]> Bahrain Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:15:03 GMT Bahraini regime forces attack supporters of Sheikh Qassim Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have fired tear gas canisters to disperse dozens of demonstrators, who were out on the streets in protest at the ruling Al Khalifah’s decision to strip prominent Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim of his citizenship. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 25 Sep 2016 06:35:53 GMT Bahraini Court Upholds Main Opposition Party Dissolution Islam Times - A Bahraini appeal court has confirmed the dissolution verdict issued by a primary court against the main opposition party al-Wefaq, the Bahrain Mirror news site reported. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 24 Sep 2016 08:41:04 GMT Bahrain Receives “Low” Rank on Global Peace Index Due to Military Spending Increase Islam Times - Bahrain was ranked 132 on the 2016 Global Peace Index (GPI) report issued by the Institute for Economic and Peace (IEP) on Wednesday (September 21, 2016). ]]> Bahrain Sat, 24 Sep 2016 05:02:35 GMT Authorities Continue to Prevent Shiites from Performing Largest Friday Prayer Islam Times - The Bahraini authorities continue to ban Shiites from performing the largest Friday prayer in the Imam Al-Sadiq mosque by preventing the Imam of the prayer and worshipers from reaching the mosque. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 24 Sep 2016 05:01:33 GMT Canadian firm sells Bahrain software to censor Internet Islam Times - A Canadian company has sold Bahrain technology used to block opposition websites and human rights content on the Internet, Canadian activists say. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 24 Sep 2016 04:38:15 GMT