Bahrain Almost Ignited Crisis with Cyprus by Raising Flag of Cypriot Territory occupied by Turkey in IPU Meetings
Cyprus strongly protested the appearance of the Turkish flag of Northern Cyprus during the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) conference held in Manama a few days ago, and sent a letter of protest to Bahrain over the incident that almost caused a crisis between the two countries.
Al-Wefaq Condemnds Terrorist Blast in Istanbul
Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society condemned the terrorist blast that targeted safe people and left 6 killed and dozens injured in Istanbul on Sunday, November 13.
Turkey Strongly Condemns Decision by Bahrain to Establish Diplomatic Ties with Israel
The Turkish Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the decision by Bahrain to establish diplomatic ties with Israel.
Can Bahrain Bear Consequences of Strained Relations with Turkey?
Since 2011, the Bahraini government has proven two things; the first is that its actions are not based on national logic and do not take into consideration public interest, and the second is that the sovereign decision of the state was handed over to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Turkey Slams Bahrain over Remarks on Defense Minister
Turkey's Defence Ministry condemned a recent statement by Bahrain's Foreign Ministry which criticized remarks made by Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and called the United Arab Emirates' (UAE) destabilizing acts in the region "constructive."
Parliamentary Committee Calls for Halting Economic, Tourist Activities with Turkey
The Foreign Affairs, Defence and National Security Committee at the Council of Representatives called to take strict measures to halt the economic activities with Turkey, and stop the visits of Bahraini and GCC tourists to Turkish cities.
Bahrain Denounces Turkish Defence Minister's Hostile Statements against UAE
The Kingdom of Bahrain denounced the hostile statements of the Turkish Defence Minister, Hulusi Akar, against the United Arab Emirates, considering them an unacceptable provocation that contradicts diplomatic norms.
Bahrain Takes Part in Memorandum Asking UN Not to Register Deal between Turkey and Libyan Gov't
Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Greece, and Cyprus sent a note verbale to the Secretariat of the United Nations, urging the UN not to register the maritime boundaries deal signed between Turkey and Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of the National Accord (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj, according to a well-placed source at the UN, reported the Middle East News Agency.
Despite Gulf Criticism of Istanbul, Bahrain Intensifies Import of Turkish Weapons Systems
The Lies Refutation Observatory at the Anadolu Agency ridiculed the campaigns of Gulf tweeters who called for boycotting Turkish goods. The observatory said that a Turkish military company is stepping up its activities to sell military equipment especially to Bahrain.
Khashoggi Family Forgive Killers, Clearing Way to Legal Reprieve
The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Friday that they had forgiven the men who murdered their father, paving the way for a legal reprieve for five defendants sentenced to death for the October 2018 killing.
U.S. Bars Former Saudi Diplomat in Turkey from Entering U.S. over Khashoggi Murder
The United States on Tuesday barred from entering the country Mohammed al Otaibi, the former Saudi consul general in Istanbul in October 2018, when Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, the U.S. State Department said.
Two Turkish Nationals who Attempted to Travel to UK Using Forged Passports and Visas Receive for 3-Year Jail Term
The First High Criminal Court sentenced two Turkish nationals to three years in prison, ordered their deportation and confiscation of forged documents, after they tried to travel to the UK via Bahrain International Airport using forged passports and visas.
Saudi Arabia Slams Turkish Offensive in Northeast Syria
An official source at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that his country condemns the Turkish military's offensive in northeastern Syria, deeming it a "flagrant" attack against the country's unity, independence and sovereignty.
Bahrain Condemns Turkish Attack on Syria's Sovereignty
The Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the military attack by the Republic of Turkey on areas in the north-east of the brotherly Syrian Arab Republic, which is a violation of the international law rules and an attack on the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria.
Erdogan Says Turkey Will Continue Oil, Natural Gas Trade with Iran: NTV
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday it was impossible for Turkey to stop buying oil and natural gas from Iran, despite the threat of U.S. sanctions, and added that trade between the two countries would continue, according to broadcaster NTV.
Interpol Issued Red Notices for 20 People over Khashoggi Killing: Turkey
Turkey said on Thursday that Interpol had issued red notices - asking police worldwide to locate and provisionally arrest a person pending extradition - for 20 people regarding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Saudi Arabia and China in Hot Seat at UN Rights Forum
Saudi Arabia will face criticism for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its failure to cooperate with a U.N.-led inquiry, diplomatic sources said at the U.N. Human Rights Council’s main annual session opening to be held on Monday.
Nasrallah: Mohammed bin Salman’s Weakness May Reflect on Bahraini Issue Positively
Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said the weakness of Mohammed bin Salman may reflect on the Bahraini issue positively, noting that what is preventing the start of a dialogue between the authorities and the opposition in Bahrain is Saudi Arabia.
Amnesty Calls for International Probe into Khashoggi Murder
Amnesty International on Thursday called for an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, in a ceremony marking the 100th day since his killing sparked global outrage.
Erdogan: One of Khashoggi Killers Said 'I Know How to Cut' on Audio
One of the killers of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was heard saying “I know how to cut” on the audio of the killing Turkey shared with U.S. and European officials, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday.