Islam Times - Latest News Bahrain Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:04:04 GMT /skins/default/en/normal01/ch01_newsfeed_logo.gif Islam Times 100 70 en Copyright (c) Islam Times, all rights reserved. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:04:04 GMT Bahrain 60 Grand Ayatollah Sistani: "I use all means to preserve Ayatollah Qassim’s rights, He is in the hearts" Islam Times - Iraq’s top Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah al-Sistani, has praised efforts by Bahrain’s prominent Shi’a scholar Ayatollah Isa Qassim in defending people’s rights through peaceful means. ]]> Bahrain Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:12:04 GMT International Day of Solidarity with People of Bahrain on Upcoming Friday Islam Times - The Bahraini opposition announced that the upcoming Friday (July 29, 2016) shall be a day of solidarity with the people of Bahrain, calling on institutions, bodies, organizations, people, and elites in the Islamic world to urgently act in support of the Bahraini people. ]]> Bahrain Wed, 27 Jul 2016 03:58:07 GMT Bahrain will bring to trial top Shi'ite Muslim cleric 'Isa Qassim' on charges of funds collections against the regime Islam Times - The Al Khalifah regime in Bahrain has declared Wednesday as the date for the trial of distinguished cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim. ]]> Bahrain Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:31:50 GMT Bahrain regime arrests poet 'Khalil Al-Ismaeel' over political poem Islam Times - On 22 July 2016, Bahraini poet Khalil Al-Ismaeel was summoned to Budaiya police station, where he was arrested. ]]> Bahrain Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:31:12 GMT Bahraini regime forces detain 3 Shia clerics Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have arrested at least three Shia Muslim clerics as the ruling Al Khalifah dynasty presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown and persecution of the members of the religious community in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. ]]> Bahrain Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:46:26 GMT Consequences of Holding Friday Prayers in Diraz: More than 15 Detainees Islam Times - Activists said that the Bahraini authorities arrested 6 citizens residing in Diraz a day after it arrested another 9 for attempting to perform the congregational prayer on Friday (July 22, 2016) in the village that has been besieged since last month. ]]> Bahrain Mon, 25 Jul 2016 02:21:53 GMT UK foreign and commonwealth office concerns over issues in Bahrain, urges political representation for all citizens Islam Times - The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office said that there is still significant work to be done by the Bahrain government in its programme of socio-economic reform which, "with full implementation, will strengthen community cohesion, human rights and the rule of law." ]]> UK Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:43:30 GMT UNHR calls Bahraini regime to review dissolution of Al-Wefaq, De-escalate tensions Islam Times - The United Nations human rights office expressed deep regret over a Bahraini court decision to dissolve Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, the country's largest opposition group, and urged the the island kingdom's authorities to review the latest and other bans on organizations that were peacefully exercising their rights. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 24 Jul 2016 04:42:01 GMT What Behind New Bahrain Terror Claims? Islam Times - The Bahraini officials have claimed that they discovered and arrested a group in Bahrain with links to Iran that has been planning to carry out attacks in the country, according to Reuters. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 24 Jul 2016 03:48:13 GMT Bahrain Crackdown on Shia Goes on: Authorities Ban Friday Prayers in Diraz Islam Times - Bahraini regime's crackdown on Shia goes on with authorities banning major Friday prayers in the country, as the protests outside house of Ayatollah Sheikh Issa al-Qassem enter its second month. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 23 Jul 2016 03:29:45 GMT