Less Voters + More Candidates= Al Khalifa Democracy
The Bahraini ruling family always reaffirms what it describes as the specificity of the Bahraini experience, ignoring the opposition's calls to implement a program for political reforms that would result in the formation of a government stemming from parliamentary elections.
How Did Late Saeb Erekat See Future of Bahrain after Normalization?
The rapid pace the Bahraini regime is following in introducing the Zionist regime and its subjects to the homeland is unbelievable.
Bahraini Government Ironically Calls on Iraqis for National, Inclusive Dialogue
The Bahraini authorities have called on the Iraqi forces and parties to hold an inclusive national dialogue to resolve the internal crisis. This comes from a government that does not know how to use diplomacy and dialogue to resolve its intractable issues.
Is What's Happening in Manama Linked to Plan to Establish Jewish State in Bahrain and Al-Hasa? (British Document)
British documents have indicated that Bahrain was part of a major proposal for a Jewish state, before the famous Balfour Declaration was issued which pledged to establish a Jewish national home in Palestine (October 1917).
What Sheikh Hamza Al-Dairy who was Deported with Late Al-Sitri has to Say
The relationship between the two men lasted even after returning to Bahrain in 1992, before the Bahraini authorities deported them abroad due to their opposition to the ruling family's policies.
Bahraini Judiciary: Verdicts Issued to Serve Will of Appointed
Sami Mahmoud Abdulrahim is the other face of the Bahraini judiciary, where verdicts are issued to serve the will of the appointed and he who pays. It is a suspicious judiciary in which interests, money and politics overlap.
After Jewish Neighborhood, Next Step is Naturalizing Israelis in Bahrain
Bahrain's normalization move with Israel was only an expression of its serious search for an ally to confront Iran in a region from which the United States is gradually withdrawing, but the ruling family will use normalization to go beyond what many imagine.
Manama: From "Champs-Élysées" of the Gulf to "Tel Aviv", What's Happening in the Old Capital?
Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa will not build his commercial complex on the land of Block 243 in Arad after he was forced to withdraw it under popular pressure, but instead he will now build the "Jewish Neighborhood" in the capital, Manama.
Stopping "Shiite Expansion" in Muharraq to "Judaization of Manama": This is How Government Worked for Years to Besiege Shiites and Obliterate their Identity
In late 2006, Muharraq Governor Salman bin Hindi made a statement that stirred public opinion, when he made the governorate's approval a condition to sell any of Muharraq's real estates. This was considered as an official ban on real estate trading in the area.
Financial Savings in Bahrain Only 33 Million: What a Lie!
The Government could have remained silent and issued no statement on the financial savings made by the state treasury with the increase of oil prices, instead of declaring false figures.
Why didn't Local King-Sponsored TV Broadcast Ashura Season Events?
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa stated that "the royal sponsorship provided all the reasons for the success of the Ashura season," but the minister did not mention what was provided by the king for the successful commemoration of Ashura.
After Reconciliation with Qatar, Will Prayer Times be Returned to Normal?
Even though Qatar has ignored the King of Bahrain's meeting with its Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani in Jeddah, Bahrain's ruling family wants the meeting to be a door to reconciliation with Doha.
Is Interior Minister Wise Enough to Stop Sectarian Persecution?
Bahrain's Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa appeared as if he was wise and a sponsor of freedoms before Ashura, stressing that Bahrain is a country of tolerance and that security guarantees the commemoration of the occasion and the safety of mourners.
Sadiq Died from Injury in his Eye, Sickle Cell Anemia in his Blood and Grief in his Soul
In the summer of 2017, at the Tos Hotel café in the holy city of Mashhad, Sadiq Al-Hayeki sat among a group of forcibly deported citizens from Bahrain, with an exhausted body from the Sickle Cell Anemia disease (sickler).
Not First or Last Sectarian Campaign Launched by Government After "Salam Ya Mahdi"
The campaign against the Salam Ya Mahdi (Greetings O Mahdi) religious Shiite song was not the first sectarian campaign launched by the government against Shiites in the country.
After Washington's Recent Visit, Bahrain Turns into Base for Israeli Aircraft
There is a process being carried out by Israelis to use the regime. Two weeks ago, Bahraini Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa traveled to Washington to meet with US officials and signed agreements, including one regarding drone systems.
Will Bahrainis Pay McLaren's Bills before its IPO Again?
Bahrain holds the largest stake in a British luxury sports car manufacturer. However, this company is facing significant financial difficulties as well as challenges in the automotive industry in general.
Rashid bin Abdullah's Government Spearheads Bahraini Scene through Travel Borders
Khalifa bin Salman is gone and Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa has come instead. Rashid has become the second head in the government of Bahrain now, the strong man who decides whenever he wants to cause tensions or calm the scene.
Is Dr. Jalila Actually the Health Minister?
Does it really mean much that Dr. Jalila Sayed Jawad is now the Minister of Health? Will she really be given the freedom to implement her vision and correct the imbalances in medical services and care for Bahraini cadres?
Recounting the Story of Saeed Al-Hamad on Last Day of his Life
Up until the Peninsula Shield forces entered Bahrain on the evening of March 14, 2011, Saeed Al-Hamad was just an ordinary journalist and essayist. His job was to wait for the articles of the "Al-Ayyam" newspaper writers to reach him by fax or email, send them to the directing department and wait for them.