2023 Portfolios: Saudi Arabia Executes Sadiq Thamer, Jaafar Sultan and Holds their Bodies
The year 2023 has brought profound grief to the families of Jaafar Sultan and Sadiq Thamer, as Saudi authorities executed these two young men in a case marred by political and sectarian motives, an act described by Amnesty International as "grossly unfair".
Al-Otaishan: Announcement Soon on Completion of "Parallel Bridge" Construction Studies between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia
Abdulrahman Al-Otaishan, President of the "Saudi-Bahraini Business Council," expects an announcement soon on the completion of studies for the construction of the "Parallel Bridge" between Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
Protests in Manama after Execution of Bahrainis Sadiq Thamer and Jaafar Sultan at Hands of Saudi Authorities
Angry protests erupted in Bahrain against the execution of two Bahraini nationals by Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia Executes 3 Dissidents from Qatif
On Monday, May 22, 2023, the Saudi regime executed three dissident detainees from Qatif: Mohammed bin Ibrahim Muwais, Haidar bin Hassan Muwais, and Hassan bin Isa Al Mhanna.
Qatari-Bahraini Follow-up Committee to Hold its Meeting in Riyadh
Qatar's foreign ministry spokesman confirmed that Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf will meet with the Bahraini delegation in Riyadh to complete the work of the "Qatari-Bahraini Follow-up Committee", in implementation of what was stated in the "Al-Ula Summit" statement.
Iran: Agreement with Saudi Arabia Positively Affected Relation with Bahrain
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani announced that Saudi Arabia and Iran agreed to take executive steps to reopen the diplomatic missions of the two countries. Official relations between the two countries were resumed based on the Beijing agreements.
Iranian, Saudi Foreign Ministers Meet in Beijing, Emphasize Following up Implementation of Agreement between them
Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hossein Amir Abdollahian and his Saudi counterpart Faisal bin Fahran stressed the importance of activating and pursuing the implementation of the Beijing Agreement.
Saudi Ambassador Hosts his Iranian Counterpart to Iftar Banquet
Iranian Ambassador to Spain Hassan Ghashghavi met with his Saudi counterpart Azzam Al-Qain on the evening of Monday (March 27, 2023) in Madrid.
Saudi Crown Prince, Chinese President Stress "Importance of Strategic Relations with Iran"
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed during a phone call on Tuesday, March 28, 2023, "the importance of strategic relations with Iran."
Secret Talks between Bahrain and Iran Amid Iranian-Saudi Détente
Secret talks between Iran and Bahrain have taken place in past months, informed sources in the region have told Amwaj.media, describing the engagement as involving "low-profile exchanges."
Iran: After Agreement with Saudi Arabia, Positive Development can Happen with Bahrain
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani said his country would welcome restoring ties with Bahrain, following a recent China-brokered deal between Tehran and Riyadh.
Saudi Foreign Minister: I'm Looking Forward to Meeting Iranian Counterpart Soon
Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan said on Sunday (March 12, 2023) that the agreement with Iran confirms the common desire to resolve differences, noting that he is willing to meet his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir Abdollahian soon. He added that his country is forging ahead in the path of de-escalation.
Al-Wefaq: Saudi-Iranian Agreement Strategically Important to the Region
The largest opposition party in Bahrain, Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, has welcomed the recent agreement between Saudi Arabia and Iran to restore diplomatic relations and establish embassies within two months.
20 UK MPs Express "Grave Concerns" over FIA, F1 Role in Sportswashing in Bahrain, KSA
20 UK Members of Parliament have expressed "grave concerns" to FIA and Formula 1 bosses over their role in "sportswashing" ahead of the 2023 season starting in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.
HR Group Writes to F1 on "Ongoing Concerns" over "Sportswashing"
A prominent human rights group has written to Formula One CEO Stefano Domenicali to raise serious concerns over what it claims is the sport's ongoing role in "sportswashing" ahead of the Bahrain Grand Prix.
Riyadh Humiliating Meeting: A Willing Bahrain and Disinclined Qatar
The meeting that took place on Tuesday (February 7, 2023) between the Qatari and Bahraini Foreign Ministers was not a success for Manama's diplomacy in any way, but it rather can be described as humiliating in form and essence.
Bahrain's King Calls for Resolving Outstanding Issues with Qatar
The King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, called for working toward resolving the outstanding issues with the State of Qatar, stressing the importance of adhering to the statement of the Saudi Al-Ula Summit.
Saudi Arabia Stops Direct Aid to Bahrain: Did it Expect Measures Similar to the Ritz-Carlton Case?
A source in the Ministry of Finance confirmed to Bahrain Mirror that Saudi Arabia has actually stopped pumping cash into Bahrain since the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Purpose behind Parliament Internal Regulations Amendments: King Says He's Boss
The Royal Decree issued on October 23, 2022, which amended the internal regulations of the House of Representatives and added thereto, may serve as an invitation to Bahrainis, both pro-opposition or loyalist alike, to reflect on the future of the political process that has existed in Bahrain since 2002.
UK Funding Bahrain Organisations Accused of Torture: The Telegraph
The British "The Telegraph" newspaper stated that the UK government has provided millions in funding to security services in Bahrain accused of serious human rights abuses including torture, according to a new report.