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Gaza protests against Bahrain delegation in Jerusalem

Gaza protests against Bahrain delegation in Jerusalem

Scores of Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip today held protests at the Beit Hanoun crossing against the arrival of a Bahraini delegation to Israel yesterday. Bahraini clerics arrived in Israel yesterday in what officials have described as a personal ...

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Anger as ‘This is Bahrain’ delegation visits Israel

Anger as ‘This is Bahrain’ delegation visits Israel

Palestinians have refused a Bahraini delegation from entering Gaza after the group visited Israel amid ongoing controversy over the US decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem and recognise the city as Israel’s capital. The interfaith “This is Bahrain” civil society group defended its visit to ...

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Prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain home after surgery

Prominent Shiite cleric in Bahrain home after surgery

The Associated Press DECEMBER 10, 2017 03:08 AM UPDATED DECEMBER 10, 2017 03:10 AM DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES  Supporters say a prominent Shiite cleric who lost his citizenship and remains under house arrest in Bahrain has returned home after undergoing ...

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UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh’s rights

UN experts ask Bahrain to respect prominent sheikh’s rights

By Associated Press December 7 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — United Nations experts have called on Bahrain to ensure a prominent Shiite cleric’s rights are respected as he’s now hospitalized.The experts issued a statement Thursday on the case of Sheikh Isa Qassim, ...

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Bahrain Buying US Support via Trade Deals: Cleric

Bahrain Buying US Support via Trade Deals: Cleric

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Bahraini crown prince’s recent visit to the White House and signing of multi-billion-dollar deals with Washington were aimed at buying US support, a member of the presiding board of Bahrain’s Ulema Council said. The Al Khalifa ...

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Mass protests continue to grow in Bahrain

Mass protests continue to grow in Bahrain

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (4:50 PM) – Mass anti-government protests continue to swell in Bahrain on the second day of intensified popular unrest in the small Gulf kingdom. Protest marches were held in the village of Sanabis on the outskirts of the ...

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Bahrain opposition chief denies colluding with Qatar

Bahrain opposition chief denies colluding with Qatar

Bahrain’s jailed Shiite opposition leader Sheikh Ali Salman pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to new charges of working with the kingdom’s Gulf rival Qatar to overthrow the Sunni minority government. The trial comes amid a bitter diplomatic spat now approaching ...

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Higher Education Academy under pressure over Bahrain links

Higher Education Academy under pressure over Bahrain links

Academics claim that partnership ‘undermines’ organisation and allows University of Bahrain to ‘normalise’ country’s regime November 28, 2017 By Ellie Bothwell Twitter: @elliebothwell The UK’s Higher Education Academy is under pressure to cut ties with Bahrain after academics warned that its activities ...

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