Qataris Respond to Bahraini Gov't Media: Shiites of Bahrain are More Worth of Sympathy
Qataris launched a collective response to what was published by press affiliated with the authorities in Bahrain which stated that Shiites in Qatar are subjected to religious discrimination.
Sheikh Abdulmohsen Al-Jamri Arrested for 7 Days Pending Investigation
The Bahraini security authorities arrested on Thursday (January 23, 2020) Shiite cleric and preacher Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri for 7 days pending investigation.
Shiite Cleric Receives One-Year Jail Term over Charge of Defaming the Caliphs
The Fourth Minor Criminal Court sentenced a Shiite cleric to one year in jail over "defaming" the Caliphs and the companions of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).
Shiite Cleric Sheikh Fadhel Al-Zaki Arrested after House Raid
The Bahraini security authorities arrested on Friday (November 30, 2018) Shiite cleric and member of member of the (dissolved) Ulama Islamic Council Fadel Al-Zaki after raiding his house.
AFP: Bahrain Follows Trump Trip with Dissent Crackdown
Authorities in Bahrain have clamped down on dissent in the wake of US President Donald Trump's visit to the Gulf last month -- a move that experts say is no coincidence.
Supreme Council for Women Backs Endeavors for Unified Family Law Despite Concerns of Shiites
Secretary-General of Supreme Council for Women revealed that there are serious endeavors towards making a “unified” family law in Bahrain.
AFP: Bahrain Clashes Before Shiite Cleric Court Hearing, Case Adjourned till February 27
Clashes erupted between police and protesters in Bahrain before a hearing in the trial of a leading Shiite cleric accused of illegal collection of funds and money laundering, witnesses said Monday. The court later announced the final hearing to be February 12, before deferring it to February 27.
Reuters: Iran Receives Saudi Invitation to Discuss Haj Arrangements
An Iranian official confirmed on Monday that Saudi Arabia had invited Tehran to discuss arrangements for the annual Muslim haj, which Iran boycotted last year after hundreds died in a crush at the 2015 pilgrimage.
Stars and Stripes: ISIS Calls for Attacks on US Bases in Bahrain
A US Army-affiliated website “Stars and Stripes” said that “the Islamic State (ISIS) has called on its followers to carry out attacks in Bahrain, including on U.S. installations, presumably including the U.S. 5th Fleet.”
Six Life Sentences against Defendants Charged with Attempting to Bomb Town
A Bahraini court ruled life imprisonment sentences against 6 Shiite citizens, whom it accused of attempting to bomb the town of Maamir, southeast of Manama.
27 Killed in Attack Targeting Shiite Mosque in Kabul
A massive suicide blast at a Shiite mosque in Kabul killed at least 27 people Monday and wounded 64 as worshippers gathered for the religious ceremony of Arbaeen Imam Hussein (PBUH), officials said.
WikiLeaks: Fareed Muftah to US Ambassador in 2006: Sunni Salafists Organize Provocative Shows in Ashura (Part 3)
Starting from 2005, US Embassy in Manama's report on Ashura became a routine procedure. Ashura Commemoration itself became an event to be observed, monitored, and reported.
Appeals Court Upholds 1-Year Imprisonment Sentence Against Two Shiite Clerics for Supporting Ayatollah Qassim
Bahrain's Appeals Court rejected an appeals request by two Shiite religious clerics, against a verdict ruling a 1-year imprisonment against them, after charging them with "protesting in Diraz".
Bahraini King: Bahrain Has Human Dignity Safeguarded, Rituals Protected
Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa said that his country is “the country where the rule of law is supreme, human dignity is safeguarded and rituals are protected.”
Thousands Perform Central Ashura Prayers in Manama Despite Authority Ban
Thousands of Bahraini Muslim Shiites performed Ashura prayers in the capital Manama, despite authorities’ ban on the central prayers Shiites are accustomed to performing on the ninth day of Muharram, marking the eve of Imam Hussein bin Ali’s martyrdom. Thousands of Bahraini Muslim Shiites performed Ashura prayers in the capital Manama, despite authorities’ ban on the central prayers Shiites are accustomed to performing on the ninth day of Muharram, marking the eve of Imam Hussein bin Ali’s martyrdom.
Sayed Nasrallah: The Bahraini People Defend a Husseini Leader Besieged in Diraz
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayed Hassan Nasrallah praised on Wednesday the Bahraini people for their loyalty to their leader, Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim.
Al-Wefaq Deputy Secretary General Condemns Sanaa Massacre, Deems it a Crime against Humanity
Deputy Secretary General of al-Wefaq National Islamic Society in Bahrain, Sheikh Hussein al-Daihi, expressed his condolences to the Yemeni people over the Sanaa massacre
Clashes Erupt in Bahrain after Regime Forces Take down Ashura Banners
Regime forces clashed with protesters in Bahrain, after removing Ashura signs and banners, which were in display in various areas across country.
Prosecution Releases Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen after New Charges Raised by Samaheej Police Station
The Public Prosecution released on Thursday (September 29, 2016) Imam of the Al-Kheif Mosque, Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen, after interrogating him based on new charges brought forth by the Samaheej Police station.
Gunmen kill Policeman in Saudi Eastern Province
Reuters: A policeman was shot dead by masked gunmen in the Qatif district in Saudi Arabia's...