Bahrain, Turkey pull closer with 5 accords
August 27, 2016

Manama: Bahrain and Turkey have signed a slew of agreements in line with the pledge of their leaders to boost relations and boost cooperation.

The agreements were signed in Ankara where King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa arrived on Thursday to a warm welcome by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

King Hamad is the first Arab leader to visit Ankara since the failed coup in Turkey"...

Report: Saudi Regime Cornered Beast, Vicious over Defeats: Bahraini Opposition Leader
August 27, 2016
“The world is starting to realize the vicious nature of Saudi Arabia, and that of the dictatorships supporting it in the region”, Leader of Bahrain Freedom Movement, Saeed Al-Shehabi said in “Conference to Support the Yemeni People”.

The two day International Conference to Support the Yemeni People (Aug 20-21 2016) was held in London to discuss the Saudi aggressions against Yemen.

Yemen war started when Saudi Kingdom launched airstrikes to reinstall the former President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, overthrown by Ansarullah opposition group in 2015. More than 10,000...
Activist Isa Al-Ghaib denied leaving Bahrain
August 27, 2016
(AhlulBayt News Agency) - The security authorities in Bahrain's International Airport prevented on Wednesday (August 24, 2016) the director of Lualua Center for Human Rights activist Isa Al-Ghaib from leaving Bahrain.

Information revealed that the authorities told Al-Ghaib that he is denied leaving Bahrain based on an order issued by the security apparatuses. It is to note that Al-Ghaib was heading to Georgia.

Bahrain has been banning human rights activist from leaving Bahrain within wide security measures that included the arrest of Bahrain Center for Human Rights Nabeel Rajab,...
Bahrain accused of targeting Shia clerics in 'systematic campaign'
August 27, 2016

Bahraini authorities have been accused of targeting Shia clerics in a systematic campaign of harassment that violates their rights to freedom of assembly and speech, and to religious freedom.

Human Rights Watch said it has spoken to four Shia clerics who said that authorities have charged them with illegal gathering over their involvement in protests and another three who said they were questioned.


West must open eyes to atrocities in Bahrain: Analyst
August 27, 2016

Press TV has conducted an interview with Jalal Fairooz, a former Bahraini MP, about Bahraini authorities handing down prison sentences to those holding sit-ins in protest at the regime's decision to revoke the citizenship of prominent Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim.

Here is a rough transcription of the interview:


Bahrain Education Minister to improve school timing
August 27, 2016

Manama : Education Minister, Dr. Majid bin Ali Al-Nuaimi, and Civil Service Bureau (CSB) President, Ahmed bin Zayed Al Zayed, held a meeting which they devoted to discussing the School Time Improvement Project, implemented by the Education Ministry since 2008 within the initiatives of the National Project to Develop Education and Training, and included in the Government’s Action Plan.

The minister affirmed the importance of maintaining the School Time Improvement Project, given its role as an effective and positive"...