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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has said that the events that unfolded over the past three weeks of his time in Saudi Arabiawill remain undisclosed, emphasising that he does not wish to discuss the details of what happened to him during ...
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Bahrain’s jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman refused to appear in court Monday to face charges of contacts with Qatar to “overthrow the regime”, the attorney general said. Salman and two members of his banned Al-Wefaq movement, ...
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Activists said Monday that a prominent Shiite cleric who has been under house arrest in Bahrain after having his citizenship stripped is seriously ill. Doctors visited Sheikh Isa Qassim on Sunday at ...
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For months, the most important cleric among Bahrain’s Shiite majority has stayed home, threatened with deportation by the kingdom’s ruling Sunni minority under a 2016 order revoking his citizenship. Simmering political tensions in Bahrain over that order escalated ...
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 27 NOVEMBER, 2017 Court sentenced current MPs Jamaan al-Harbash and Waleed al-Tabtabai to five years and MP Mohammed al-Mutair to one year Kuwaiti Law Concept – Flag of Kuwait Behind Judge’s Gavel 3D Illustration shutterstock Reuters News KUWAIT: ...
Houthi supporters in Sana’a at a rally commemorating the start of the Saudi-led military campaign, on 26 March 2016. ‘About 80% of the population are in urgent need of humanitarian aid.’ Photograph: Yahya Arhab/EPA
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Yemeni and Emirati soldiers seized Yemen’s seaport of Mukalla from al Qaeda fighters on Sunday, depriving the group of the seaport that enabled it to amass a fortune amid the country’s civil war. Around 2,000 Yemeni and Emirati ...
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In Bahrain, protests broke out after the funeral of a teenager reportedly killed by police, who were trying to arrest him for participating in protests. Seventeen-year-old Ali Abdulghani died Monday in the hospital, four days after officers raided ...
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  This week, Stratford Magistrates Court in East London sees the trial of eight political activists, charged for disrupting the set-up of DSEI, one of the world’s biggest arms fairs, when it was in the London Docklands last ...
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  AhlulBayt News Agency – In his oral defense in court on Monday, Sheikh Ali Salman, Al Wefaq Secretary General reiterated the opposition’s call for a national dialogue to build “A Modern Bahrain”. He called on all Bahrainis ...
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  AhlulBayt News Agency – 39 NGOs call for the unconditional release of Zainab al-Khawaja HM Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa King of Bahrain Riffa Palace Manama, Bahrain   Dear King Hamad, We, the undersigned Bahraini and international non-governmental ...
In Bahrain, Kerry walks tightrope on human rights

Manama, Bahrain (CNN) Secretary of State John Kerry treads carefully on the issue of human rights in Bahrain — a key Gulf ally in the fight against ISIS — but whose government is accused of routine human rights abuses ...
In Bahrain, Kerry walks tightrope on human rights

Manama, Bahrain (CNN) Secretary of State John Kerry treads carefully on the issue of human rights in Bahrain — a key Gulf ally in the fight against ISIS — but whose government is accused of routine human rights abuses ...