Islam Times - Latest News Bahrain Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:41:21 GMT /skins/default/en/normal01/ch01_newsfeed_logo.gif Islam Times 100 70 en Copyright (c) Islam Times, all rights reserved. Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:41:21 GMT Bahrain 60 Bahrain Appears before Committee Against Torture Islam Times - Bahraini authorities will appear before UN Committee Against Torture (CAT) in Geneva on Friday (April 21, 2017), as part of the Committee's regular review of the Bahraini government's record under the Convention. ]]> Bahrain Sat, 22 Apr 2017 05:08:28 GMT Bahrain backs Iran-Arab dialog mediated by Kuwait Islam Times - Bahrain says talks between Iran and Persian Gulf Arab countries mediated by Kuwait are to continue, hoping they would bring about positive results. ]]> Iran Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:58:04 GMT Violations became More Systematic, 2389 Violations Documented in 2016 Islam Times - Bahrain Forum for Human Rights (BFHR) said that it documented 2389 violations in 2016. In its annual report entitled "Bahrain...The Map of Persecution: Undermining Civil Society", BFHR said that the number of human rights violations in Bahrain has increased more than ever and in a more systematic manner. ]]> Bahrain Mon, 17 Apr 2017 03:59:02 GMT Harassment against Shia in Bahrain Intensifies, Authorities Ban Memorial Ceremony of Top Shiite Cleric Islam Times - The campaign launched by the Bahraini security authorities against the Shiite majority in the country is intensifying as more arbitrary measures are being taken. Lately, Hamad town has been a target of the authorities' repressive measures. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 16 Apr 2017 06:58:35 GMT Bahraini rights activist moved to hospital days after surgery Islam Times - Prominent Bahraini human rights campaigner Nabeel Rajab has been rushed to hospital due to complications following a surgery. ]]> Bahrain Mon, 10 Apr 2017 04:06:43 GMT Bahrain Rights Groups Call for F1 Race to be Cancelled Islam Times - Human rights campaigners have urged Formula One management to cancel next week's Bahrain Grand Prix, accusing the country's rulers of using the race to "whitewash" abuses and improve their image abroad. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:20:42 GMT The National Interest: In Bahrain, Confrontation for the Sake of Confrontation Islam Times - The Trump administration has decided to remove any conditions regarding human rights from sales of F-16 fighter aircraft and other arms to Bahrain. ]]> Bahrain Sun, 09 Apr 2017 00:20:01 GMT Bahrain Buys US Silence: $8 Billion Deals in Just 2 Weeks! Islam Times - Bahrain continues to pay the Republican Trump administration. It is trying its best to veer Washington away from the island kingdom's internal crisis, which has been under criticism by the Democratic administration led by former president Barack Obama. ]]> Bahrain Fri, 07 Apr 2017 23:59:05 GMT New York Times: Rex Tillerson to Lift Human Rights Conditions on Arms Sale to Bahrain Islam Times - The US-based New York Times reported that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has decided to lift all human rights conditions on a major sale of F-16 fighter jets and other arms to Bahrain in an effort to end a rift between the United States and a critical Middle East ally, according to administration and congressional officials involved in the debate. ]]> Bahrain Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:46:40 GMT Amnesty: Bahrain, Disastrous Move towards Patently Unfair Military Trials of Civilians Islam Times - The King of Bahrain ratified a constitutional amendment today that paves the way for military trials of civilians, in yet another example of Bahrain's efforts to dismantle access to justice and fair trial, said Amnesty International on its website. ]]> Bahrain Wed, 05 Apr 2017 06:45:53 GMT