More than 240 Shiite Clerics Reiterate Rejection to Normalization with "Zionist Enemy"
More than 240 Shiite clerics in Bahrain signed a statement rejecting "normalization with the Zionist enemy" and the opening of an Israeli embassy in Manama.
143 Bahraini Clerics Reject Normalization, Stand with Palestinian People
143 Bahraini clerics affirmed their rejection of normalization with the Zionist entity, their stand with the Palestinian people and their right to fully recover their rights and lands without exception.
Cassation Court Upholds One-Year Jail Term against Sheikh Abdulmohsen Al-Jamri over Religious Lecture
The Cassation Court upheld on Monday (August 24, 2020) upheld a one-year jail term against Shiite cleric Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri over a religious lecture he delivered on the onset of 2020.
Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs Opposes Efforts of Commemorating Ashura, Says Mosques and Religious Assemblies will Remain Suspended
The Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs dealt a blow to the efforts of Bahrain's senior Shiite clerics and all popular efforts that were preparing to commemorate Ashura rituals, during the Holy month of Muharram, in Husseiniyas (religious congregational halls).
Detention of Mulla Abdulzahraa Al-Samahiji Renewed for 15 Days Pending Investigation
The Public Prosecution renewed on (February 5, 2020) the detention of Mulla Abdulzahraa Al-Samahiji (39 years) for 15 days pending investigation, over a religious sermon he delivered in one of the obsequies.
Al-Wefaq: Bahrain's Regime Targets Clerics, Investigates them over Praying for Prisoners' Release
Al-Wefaq held the international community and UN institutions responsible for this dreadful reality, because they ignore the demands and appeals of the people of Bahrain and tolerate their suffering, while these institutions respond to any voice raised anywhere else except the voice of Bahrainis.
MoI Detains Sayed Majeel Al-Mashaal for Two Days to Present him to Public Prosecution
The Ministry of Interior decided on Thursday (January 31, 2019) to detain head of Ulama Islamic Council Majeed Al-Mashaal for two days to present him to the public prosecution.
Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal Released after Serving Two and Half Year Prison Term
The Bahraini authorities released on Monday (January 28, 2019) prominent cleric Sayed Majeed Al-Mashaal after serving two and half year prison term.
Authorities Release Sheikh Al-Jamri Released after Presenting him to Public Prosecution
The security authorities released preacher Sheikh Abdulmohsen Mulla Atiya Al-Jamri after arresting him to present him to the public prosecution.
Bahrain Scholars Call for Popular Outrage against Normalization, Sheikh Ali Salman Life Sentence
Bahrain's prominent scholars called for a popular week of rage in response to what they described as "national and legitimate appeal" against normalization with Israel and the life sentence issued against Al-Wefaq Secretary General Sheikh Ali Salman.
Shiite Cleric Sayed Kamel Al-Hashimi Transferred to “Jaw” Prison to Serve Previous Jail Term
Shiite cleric Sayed Kamel Al-Hashimi was transferred to Jaw Central Prison to serve a 3-year jail term issued against him since 2016, news indicated.
Al-Ghuraifi: Ayatollah Qassim’s Doctors Said Treatment Should be Outside Bahrain
Prominent Shiite cleric Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi stressed that Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim met with specialized doctors “to discuss his health condition,” adding that they said that he has to receive treatment abroad.
4 Senior Shiite Clerics in Bahrain: Clerics’ Opinion won’t Change after Passing Family Law
Four senior Shiite clerics in Bahrain issued a statement in which they announced that their opinion regarding the family law won’t change after passing it.
House of Representatives Passes Family Status Law despite Shiite Reservation
The Bahraini House of Representatives passed on Thursday (July 13, 2017) the unified family law bill in an exceptional session, despite reservations of senior Shiite clerics.
Preacher of Al-Kheif Mosque Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen Released after Finishing his Prison Term
The security authorities released on Friday (June 30, 2017) Shiite cleric and preacher of Al-Kheif Mosque in Al-Dair, Sheikh Isa Al-Moamen, after finishing his 3-month jail term over a Friday sermon he delivered on the onset of August 2016.
Recently Released Cleric Summoned for Interrogation for Second Time within Week
Activists on social media outlets said that the Bahraini security authorities summoned for interrogation Sheikh Mohammad Al-Mansi, who is in charge of the demolished mosques' file at the Ulama Islamic Council.
Bahrain’s Clerics hail Response to “Shrouds Protests”: We didn’t Wear them to Take them off
Bahrain’s clerics hailed on Sunday (January 29, 2017) the Bahraini people for their response to the shrouds protests, on the eve of the new court hearing of the highest religious Shiite authority in Bahrain, Sheikh Isa Qassim, in a show of support and readiness to sacrifice their lives for Sheikh Isa's sake.
Bahrain’s Senior Clerics Offer Condolence in Nation’s Martyrs: Real Shock that Stirred our Feelings
Bahrain’s senior clerics described on Wednesday (January 18, 2017) the Bahraini regime’s execution of 3 activists as “catastrophic news”.
Shiite Cleric Exposed to Deliberate Medical Negligence in Jaw Prison
Al-Naim Detainees Committee said that Shiite cleric Sheikh Mounir Al-Maatouk is exposed to deliberate medical negligence in Jaw prison, after the prison's administration refused to allow him receive medical clutch that he needs due to his knee pains and to change his bed, which increased his back pains.
Trial of Shiite Cleric Sheikh Jassim Al-Mutawa Adjourned until August 31
A Bahraini court commenced on Wednesday (August 24, 2016) the trial of Shiite cleric Sheikh Jassim Bader Al-Mutawa.