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Bahrainis demand exit of Saudi forces

Bahraini anti-regime protesters have once again poured onto the streets to demand an end to the Saudi occupation of their country. During the Wednesday protest rally in the country's northeastern island of Sitra, protesters chanted slogans against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for helping Manama suppress persisting popular protests against the ruling al-Khalifa regime. Similar demonstrations were also held in ...

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Bahraini forces clash with anti-regime protesters

Clashes have erupted between Bahraini protesters and security forces as peaceful demonstrations against the ruling family turns violent across the kingdom. The violence broke out on Saturday when regime forces used tear gas to disperse protesters in Bani Jamrah and Karbabad villages. Protest rallies were also held in several other villages including Sitra, Daih, and Samaheej. The demonstrators renewed calls ...

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Bahrain must end blame game against Iran: MP

An Iranian lawmaker has dismissed Bahrain’s allegations about Tehran’s interference in the internal affairs of the kingdom, urging Manama to address the problems of its people. “The Islamic Republic of Iran is opposed to any meddling in the domestic affairs of other countries because we believe that the fate of each country must be determined by its nation,” said Mohammad Hassan Asafari who sits on the Nati ...

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Wefaq urges rights groups to take action on Bahrain prisoners

Bahrain’s main opposition party has called on human rights organizations to take immediate action on Bahraini political prisoners who are on hunger strike. Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as well as the Red Cross to look into the situation in the Dry Dock prison, located on the island of Muharraq. Around 500 prisoners are on hunger strike in the notorious pr ...

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No reform in Bahrain since 2011 uprising: Analyst

There have been no significant democratic reforms in Bahrain despite three years of protests against the rule of the Al Khlifa regime, a political analyst tells Press TV. “There has clearly been absolutely no reform in the past three years in Bahrain,” said Dominic Kavakeb in a Friday interview. “So clearly there has been no sense of reform even in the basic promises that the regime itself signed up to in t ...

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London demo puts spotlight on plight of Bahrainis

Human rights activists have held a demonstration in London to highlight the sufferings of the Bahraini people at the hands of the Al Khalifah regime. Human rights defenders staged the rally on Saturday in front of the Bahraini Embassy in London to express solidarity with the Bahraini people who are facing a harsh crackdown. Demonstrators gathered in front of the Bahraini Embassy and marched on Downing Stree ...

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Bahrain high court jails 13 anti-regime activists

Bahrain’s high court has handed long jail terms of up to 15 years to 13 activists, as the Al Khalifa regime steps up its crackdown on demonstrators. The court issued the verdicts on Monday after convicting the defendants of allegedly possessing Molotov Cocktails, burning tires and attending illegal gatherings in the Salihiya district of the capital, Manama. The development comes less than a week after Bahra ...

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Bahrain regime forces attack protesters in Abu Saiba

Bahraini police have clashed with anti-regime protesters during demonstrations against the dissolution of a popular Shia clerical council. Regime forces on Friday used tear gas to disperse protesters in the village of Abu Saiba, west of the capital, Manama. Earlier in the day, a major demonstration was held to condemn a controversial ruling by a Bahraini court that disbanded the Islamic Scholars Council of ...

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Bahrainis denounce dissolution of Shia group by Manama regime

Bahraini demonstrators have taken to streets to protest against the dissolution of a prominent Shia clerical group by the Al Khalifa regime. The protesters rallied across the country on Wednesday to censure the regime for dissolving the Islamic Scholars Council. The protest was held in a number of locations including the northeastern island of Sitra, the northwestern town of Diraz, and the residential area ...

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1000s stage pro-democracy demo in Bahrain

Thousands of anti-regime protesters have held a demonstration in northeastern Bahrain, calling for the democratization of the Persian Gulf country. The pro-democracy demonstration, dubbed People’s Cause, was held in the village of Sitra on Friday. The protest had been organized by the Bahraini opposition bloc al-Wefaq National Islamic Society. The participants called on Bahraini authorities to stop suppress ...

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