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‘Any solution must respect the sovereignty and will of each state’ In his first speech since four Arab countries severed ties with his country, Qatar‘s emir called for dialogue to resolve a political crisis pitting his country against them. A defiant ...
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Survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks have written to British Prime Minister Theresa May, urging her to make a British government report into the extent of Saudi Arabia’s funding of Islamist extremism public. The report – commissioned by ...
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The ban on laptops in cabins of direct flights from Saudi Arabia to the United States has been lifted according to Saudi Arabian Airlines. It says two hub airports which serve the US have received clearance from the US ...
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Theresa May’s attitude towards Saudi Arabia is to ignore the issues and claim – no matter how vague and illogical – that it’s to protect ‘national security’ Theresa May has oddly declined to comment on the reported arrest of the mini-skirted ...
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Cross-party letter urges Theresa May to intervene in potential execution of 14 prisoners Training by British police may have directly helped Saudi agents arrest more than a dozen people now believed to be facing execution, it is feared. MPs including ...
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British government contractors have been training Bahraini regime prison guards amid a brutal crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom. Contractors for the Britain’s Foreign Office spent a total of 685 days in Bahrain training ...
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New documents reveal UK contractors visited Bahrain 28 times in 12 months amid an ongoing rights crackdown UK government contractors have spent more than 650 days in Bahrain training prison guards, including officers at the notorious Jau prison ...
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“The Gulf is one country. My aunt is in Riyadh, my uncle is in the UAE, my children are from Bahrain.” —Dr. Wafa al-Yazeedi, Doha, June 19. It was almost midnight on June 19 when I met Dr. ...
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The Bahraini authorities’ decision to bring terrorism charges against Ebtissam al-Saegh, a human rights defender detained since July 3, 2017, is a chilling blow to human rights in the country, said Amnesty International. Ebtisam al-Saegh was previously tortured, ...
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Campaign groups argue that Bahrain’s association with glamour sport is used to ‘launder’ a more wholesome image for the country The cyclist Sonny Colbrelli secured prominent exposure for the name of his Bahrain Merida team early in the ...
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The Bahraini authorities’ decision to bring terrorism charges against Ebtissam al-Saegh, a human rights defender detained since 3 July 2017, is a chilling blow to human rights in the country, said Amnesty International. Ebtisam al-Saegh was previously tortured, ...
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Abu Dhabi – Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar has met with UAE leaders for talks on military cooperation, state media said on Sunday, days after announcing the retaking of second city Benghazi from jihadists. Haftar, who has visited the ...