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Iraqi Politician Urges Negotiated Solution for Bahrain

Iraqi Politician Urges Negotiated Solution for Bahrain

In a meeting with a delegation from Bahrain’s parliament, held in Iraq, Hakim voiced support for the Bahraini people and stressed the need for political negotiations to settle the problems in that country. The Iraqi figure also expressed readiness to ...

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Bahrain arrests 47, charges 290 in mass crackdown

Bahrain arrests 47, charges 290 in mass crackdown

DUBAI: Bahraini police said Sunday they had arrested 47 people on charges linked to terrorism, including plots to assassinate “public figures,” as well as filing charges against another 290. The government accuses Tehran of training “terrorist cells” in the tiny ...

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Lockheed keeps F-16 production line going with Bahrain deal

Lockheed keeps F-16 production line going with Bahrain deal

BEIRUT – Bahrain is set to become the first country in the region to operate Lockheed’s F-16 Block 70 aircraft, in a move that will boost the Falcon’s production line. Last November, Vice President Mike Pence announced the signature of a deal for ...

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Bahrain: Government Stifles Dissent

Bahrain: Government Stifles Dissent

Arrests, Intimidation, Ill treatment (Beirut) – Bahrain continued its downward spiral on human rights during 2017 as the government harassed, intimidated, imprisoned, and prosecuted human rights defenders and their relatives on charges that should have never been brought, Human Rights Watch said ...

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Bahrain ruling on Nabeel Rajab jail term condemned

Bahrain ruling on Nabeel Rajab jail term condemned

Human rights groups have roundly condemned a ruling by a Bahraini court to affirm a two-year jail sentence for activist Nabeel Rajab, saying the verdict “illustrates the corruption” of the kingdom’s justice system. Rajab had been found guilty in July of “spreading ...

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Bahrain high court upholds jail term for activist Rajab

Bahrain high court upholds jail term for activist Rajab

Bahrain’s high court upheld January 15, 2018 a two-year jail sentence against Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab who seen in this July 14, 2015 picture Bahrain’s court of cassation on Monday confirmed a two-year jail sentence against prominent activist ...

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