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Protesters block streets leading to a US base in Bahrain after raids on Diraz on May 23, 2017. (Photos via Bahrain Mirror)
24 May 2017 06:01

Five people killed in Bahrain raids on top Shia cleric's home

Islam Times - Bahrain's Interior Ministry has announced the death of five people in raids on protesters gathering in the northwestern village of Diraz.

 
A picture posted on Twitter shows a protester injured during clashes with security forces in the northwestern Bahraini village of Diraz on May 23, 2017.
23 May 2017 09:13

Bahraini forces attack protesters in northwestern village, kill 1

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have attacked protesters in a northwestern village, killing one person and injuring several others.

 
Bahrain Verdict against Top Cleric Declaration of War on Religion: Aamal Party
23 May 2017 06:53

Bahrain Verdict against Top Cleric Declaration of War on Religion: Aamal Party

Islam Times - A Bahraini criminal court has sentenced the spiritual leader of the Bahrain revolution Sheikh Isa Qassim to one year in jail suspended for three years.

 
Bahraini Court Convicts Shiites’ Spiritual Leader as Trump Meets Al Khalifa
22 May 2017 08:24

Bahraini Court Convicts Shiites’ Spiritual Leader as Trump Meets Al Khalifa

Islam Times - Bahraini regime has issued an unjust verdict against top Islamic scholar Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim on the day the regime's King Al Khalifa was meeting US President Donald Trump in Riyadh.

 
Senior Bahraini Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassem
22 May 2017 08:18

Hezbollah: Qassem's jail a 'state crime' by Bahrain regime

Islam Times - Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah has lambasted a suspended jail term given by a Bahraini regime court on Sunday to the country's Shia majority leader Sheikh Isa Qassem.

 
Lebanese women hold pictures of Bahrain
21 May 2017 08:53

Bahraini regime court gives top Shia cleric suspended jail

Islam Times - A court in Bahrain has sentenced distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to one year in prison, suspended for three years, and ordered him to pay a fine.

 
Saudi Clampdown on Awamiyah Reminiscent of Israeli Oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP
20 May 2017 08:36

Saudi Clampdown on Awamiyah Reminiscent of Israeli Oppression: Ex- Bahraini MP

Islam Times - The former Bahraini member of the parliament Jalal Firuz compares Saudi regime's crackdown on protests in Al-Awamiyah with the Israeli regime's oppression of the Palestinians.

 
Bahrainis Urged to Gather in Mosques Before Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial
20 May 2017 08:32

Bahrainis Urged to Gather in Mosques Before Ayatollah Qassim’s Trial

Islam Times - Islamic scholars in Bahrain have urged masses to fill mosques in all regions on Saturday night on the eve of scheduled trial of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.

 
Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, laughs as he stands with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II as they attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show, May 12, 2017.
18 May 2017 06:02

Why Britain’s Support for Bahrain King Unwavering?

Islam Times - Since the start of pro-democracy uprising in Yemen in 2011, the country’s political developments have been under the effects of role played by the regional and international actors.

 
Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab arrives for his appeal hearing at a court in the capital Manama, February 11, 2015. (Photo by Reuters)
18 May 2017 05:48

Prominent Bahraini activist slams US arms sales to Manama, Riyadh

Islam Times - Prominent Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab has slammed the US government for arms sales to the Manama regime and Saudi Arabia.

 
Bahraini Opposition Leader and Prominent Human Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab
17 May 2017 06:36

Bahrain Denies Bail for Opp Leader Defies Calls to End to His 9-Month Solitary Jail

Islam Times - Bahraini regime on Tuesday denied bail for an opposition leader who has been in jail since 2012 on charges of writing an editorial critical of ruling Al Khalifa dynasty, The Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy reported.

 
Britain
14 May 2017 07:28

Bahrain detains families of UK horse show critics

Islam Times - Bahraini forces have taken into custody family members of three UK-based activists critical of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifah’s attendance at the Royal Windsor Horse Show.

 
Omar Shakir
11 May 2017 06:49

Bahrain Prevents Entry of Human Rights Watch Activist

Islam Times - The Bahraini regime has refused entry visa to a Human Rights Watch (HRW) activist scheduled to attend the annual FIFA congress in the country.

 
The file photo of Bahraini political activist, Maher Abbas
10 May 2017 12:14

Bahraini court upholds death, life sentences for dissidents

Islam Times - A Bahraini court has upheld the death and life sentences against three political activists over their alleged involvement in an attack on regime forces.

 
Bahraini Regime under Fire for Inviting Israelis
10 May 2017 06:38

Bahraini Regime under Fire for Inviting Israelis

Islam Times - The Al Khalifa regime in Bahrain has come under sharp criticism for inviting an Israeli regime delegation to attend a FIFA conference in the country.

 
The file photo shows Bahraini forces during clashes with anti-regime demonstrators.
10 May 2017 04:23

Bahrain refers first civilian to military court: Amnesty

Islam Times - Amnesty International reports that Manama has referred its first civilian case to military court for trial in accordance with a constitutional reform amendment approved by the king.

 
The Bahraini president of the Asian Football Conference (AFC), Bahraini Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (seen), has hailed the FIFA Council’s decision to have Bahrain host the 67th FIFA Congress in May, 2017. (File photo)
9 May 2017 11:31

Bahrain activists slam Manama’s planned hosting of Israelis

Islam Times - Rights organizations in Bahrain have strongly condemned the rulers of the Arab country for planning to host an Israeli delegation in an upcoming FIFA conference.

 
Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim
8 May 2017 07:12

Scared Bahraini Regime Postpones Ayatollah Sheikh Qassim’s Trial

Islam Times - The Bahraini regime has once again postponed the verdict issuance in the case of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim amid rising tensions in the tiny Persian Gulf sheikhdom.

 
Leader in Al-Wefaq: Leakages Say Sheikh Qassim
7 May 2017 11:24

Leader in Al-Wefaq: Leakages Say Sheikh Qassim's Verdict would be Imprisonment & Forcible Deportation

Islam Times - Al-Mayadeen Channel said on its website that anxiety and tension in Bahrain escalated with the countdown of the sentence hearing of the highest religious authority in the country, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.

 
Activists: US Stance Surprising, UK
7 May 2017 11:23

Activists: US Stance Surprising, UK's Stance like any Arab Country

Islam Times - Bahrain failed another round in the United Nations. No one now believes the small state that masters falsifying recommendations and investing in the ad to waste time. 20 members wearing elegant suits and ties sat in the Human Rights Council (HRC) to be insulted.