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Bahraini protesters participate in an anti-regime rally in the island of Sitra on January 15, 2018.
16 Jan 2018 05:20

Bahraini regime forces attack pro-democracy demonstrators

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have engaged in clashes with separate groups of people protesting against the Al Khalifah regime’s ferocious crackdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the kingdom and commemorating three Shia activists executed last year.

 
Inside Bahraini Regime Death Chambers
10 Jan 2018 04:58

Inside Bahraini Regime Death Chambers

Islam Times - Over the past year, Bahraini activists, politicians and clerics faced torture, threats and extortion, inside the regime's death chambers.

 
2017: Bahrain without Independent Newspaper after Al-Wasat Suspension
10 Jan 2018 04:49

2017: Bahrain without Independent Newspaper after Al-Wasat Suspension

Islam Times - The Bahraini authorities decided to silence the last independent media voice through its decision to suspend the opposition-linked Al-Wasat newspaper, as part of the most aggressive campaign against the opposition since 2011.

 
2017: HRC Imposes 175 New Recommendations in UPR, Bahrain Rejects 36 of Them
10 Jan 2018 04:46

2017: HRC Imposes 175 New Recommendations in UPR, Bahrain Rejects 36 of Them

Islam Times - On May 1, 2017, the UN Human Rights Council examined Bahrain's human rights record by working group on the UPR, for the third time since the launch of this strategy. The first UPR on Bahrain was held in April 2008, while the second one was held in May 2012.

 
This file photo shows Ahmed Ali al-Attiya (C), who has been deported to neighboring Saudi Arabia by Bahraini officials over his support for prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim.
9 Jan 2018 06:32

Bahrain’s Al Khalifah regime deports youth for supporting Sheikh Qassim

Islam Times - Bahraini regime officials have deported a young man to neighboring Saudi Arabia over his support for prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Isa Qassim, who has been stripped of nationality by the Al Khalifah regime and is suffering from deteriorating health.

 
Bahrain 2017: The Barren Sacrifice
9 Jan 2018 04:10

Bahrain 2017: The Barren Sacrifice

Islam Times - The Bahraini authorities launched last year executing 3 young dissidents in politically-motivated cases, followed by the killing of 5 peaceful protesters in Diraz outside the house of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.

 
2017: Torture, Threats and Extortion, Activists & HR Defenders inside the NSA Death Chambers
9 Jan 2018 04:02

2017: Torture, Threats and Extortion, Activists & HR Defenders inside the NSA Death Chambers

Islam Times - Human rights defenders and activists experienced a brutal period during 2017; torture, extortion, travel bans and attacks on homes and properties, as well as pressures and threats aimed at turning activists and rights defenders- some of whom who were detained-into informants.

 
Sheikh Mahmoud al-Ali, the vice-president of the Islamic Scholars’ Council
6 Jan 2018 05:14

Al-Wefaq condemns arrest of Shia cleric in Bahrain

Islam Times - Bahrain’s opposition al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemns the arrest of yet another senior Shia cleric as part of the Manama regime’s ongoing suppression of dissidents.

 
The file photo shows Bahraini activist Abdullah Hali al-Rashed, 29, who has been sentenced to death
3 Jan 2018 11:13

Bahrain arrests wanted political activist sentenced to death

Islam Times - Bahraini regime forces have arrested two political activists, including one who has been sentenced to death, amid ongoing anti-regime protests across the country.

 
Bahraini protesters condemn hefty sentences for activists
28 Dec 2017 07:47

Bahraini protesters condemn hefty sentences for activists

Islam Times - Bahrainis have taken to the streets in several areas of the Persian Gulf kingdom to vent their anger at the hefty sentences handed down to anti-regime activists amid the Al Khalifah regime’s crackdown on opposition figures and political dissidents.

 
The picture taken from social media shows a protest rally against the Israeli regime in a Bahraini village, October 11, 2017.
28 Dec 2017 07:09

25 Bahraini groups call for prosecution of 'suspicious' delegates to Israel

Islam Times - Over two dozen Bahraini organizations have called for the prosecution of a “suspicious” delegation that has visited Israel.

 
Manama cracks down on demonstrations against death sentences
26 Dec 2017 07:10

Manama cracks down on demonstrations against death sentences

Islam Times - Bahraini forces have heavy-handedly cracked down on protests which broke out after the Manama regime sentenced six people to death over terrorism charges.

 
Death or Confession: Report on Torture of Civilians in Bahrain’s First Military Trial
26 Dec 2017 05:00

Death or Confession: Report on Torture of Civilians in Bahrain’s First Military Trial

Islam Times - Four Bahraini human rights organizations issued a report under the title of "Death or Confession", a report that monitors the violations due to secret military courts that tried civilians whose confessions were extracted under torture.

 
This file picture shows a view of Bahrain’s High Military Court in the capital, Manama.
24 Dec 2017 07:46

Al-Wefaq calls on Manama to halt military trials of civilians

Islam Times - Bahrain’s al-Wefaq National Islamic Society has called on the Manama regime to halt the military trial of a group of civilians.

 
Fresh arrests reported across Bahrain following raids in towns, villages
15 Dec 2017 11:47

Fresh arrests reported across Bahrain following raids in towns, villages

Civilian militias working under the umbrella of the kingdom’s security services reportedly executed house raids at dawn on Thursday, targeting the villages of Abu Saiba, Nuwaidrat, Tubli, and Bani Jamra.

 
Bahraini activist detained for fighting for freedom of speech: Amnesty
13 Dec 2017 13:13

Bahraini activist detained for fighting for freedom of speech: Amnesty

Amnesty International has denounced the continued detention of prominent Bahraini human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner Nabeel Rajab, stressing that the Manama regime is keeping him behind for no reason other than the peaceful exercise of his right to freedom of expression.

 
Al-Wefaq: Bahraini Delegation that Visited Jerusalem Represents Ruling Regime
11 Dec 2017 14:54

Al-Wefaq: Bahraini Delegation that Visited Jerusalem Represents Ruling Regime

Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society in Bahrain announced on Sunday (December 10, 2017) its categorical rejection and strong condemnation of the arrival of a Bahraini government delegation to the city of Jerusalem and the desecration of the holy region by being the Zionist entity's guests, indicating that ...

 
What’s Behind Bahraini Delegation’s Visit to Tel Aviv?
11 Dec 2017 12:49

What’s Behind Bahraini Delegation’s Visit to Tel Aviv?

Islam Times - Over the past two years, the relations of the reactionary Arab regimes with Israeli regime have undergone some drastic changes, and diplomatic normalization process with Tel Aviv is going even faster than ever. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain are the forerunners of ...

 
Highest Religious Authority in Bahrain Returns to House Arrest after Undergoing Surgery
10 Dec 2017 21:27

Highest Religious Authority in Bahrain Returns to House Arrest after Undergoing Surgery

Islam Times - The highest religious authority Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim returned on Sunday (December 10, 2017) to his besieged house in Diraz, two days after undergoing an urgent surgery.

 
Bahraini King
10 Dec 2017 21:04

Bahraini Officials in Israel amid Anger over Al-Quds Decision

Islam Times - The Bahraini regime has sent an official delegation to the Israeli regime amid anger over US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel's capital.