Since Decree 19/2002, The Royal Court in Bahrain Loots, Gifts and Sells Public Property
In Bahrain, all state property pursuant to Decree 19 of 2002, issued by the king at the beginning of his rule, is at the royal court's disposal. Since said decree, the royal court has been looting, gifting and selling without any accountability or oversight.
The Al Khalifa Family Lives Like the Rulers of the Gulf while Bahrainis Cannot Live Like Gulf Nationals
Isn't it time for the ruling family to give up some of its privileges? Why does the Al Khalifa family live a similar luxurious life to those of the ruling families in the Gulf when the country's wealth and resources do not allow Bahraini citizens to live like the rich people in the Gulf?
Editorial: The Holding Family
What is the ruling family doing in Bahrain? It acts as if it is a holding company, but essentially without capital. It accomplishes this by squatting, i.e. by bullying. The ruling family has the upper hand in all spaces.
Abbas Al-Morshed: Why does Ruling Family Insist on Governing the State Unilaterally?
The changes currently taking place in Bahrain, despite their seriousness and direct impact on shaping the identity of the future political system, are in no way linked to popular participation in decision-making, as well as partnership in shaping the identity of the political system that is supposed to lead the next phase.
Bahraini Prince Admits AstraZeneca Vaccine to Nepal without Prior Permission: BBC
Drug regulators in Nepal are investigating how a Bahraini prince was able to take Covid-19 vaccine into the country without permission.
Ali Al-Aswad: Devastating Consequences of Ruling Family Rivalry over Power in Bahrain
In so far as Bahrain is experiencing a public power-sharing dispute between the opposition and the ruling family, there is a rivalry, which may become a conflict among the ruling family, over the share of economic, political and security powers in the country, which adversely affects the overall internal situation.
Justice Minister Fails to Defend Bahraini "Al-Morabiti" in His Case with Bengali
"The dog of Shaikhs is a Shaikh" is an idiom used by Bahrainis to describe the state of encroachment imposed by the boys and employees of Al Khalifa ruling family, as the dogs [henchmen] of Al Khalifa enjoy the same "rights" of the ruling family; they can attack Bahraini citizens without any legal deterrent.
Al-Wefaq: Sayed Al-Ghuraifi Hopes Good for Bahrainis, Internal Disputes between Governing Parties Have Become Clear
The Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society confirmed Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi is a prominent national figure and demanded to stop dragging Bahrainis into internal conflicts between governance parties.
Editorial: Who Should We Get Angry at?
Amid heaps of worries and hardships faced by Bahrainis, and the series of piled up bad news, Bahrainis were hit by the announcement that the House of Representatives approved on March 19, 201), the deduction of 230 million BD from the Unemployment Fund to finance the voluntary retirement program.
Amnesty Int’l Condemns Collective Trial in Diraz Case, Calls on Bahrain to Fairly Try or Release Defendants
Amnesty International said that the verdict issued by Bahrain on February 27, 2019, sentencing 167 people in a single proceeding to prison terms for their participation in a non-violent sit-in is yet another example of the suppression of the right to freedom of peaceful assembly that has been ongoing since 2011, and a new instance in the growing pattern of mass trials in Bahrain.
Appeal Court Overturns Prison Sentence of Al Khalifa Family Member in Libel Case, Fines him Instead
Bahrain’s Second High Criminal Appeal Court overturned a verdict, sentencing a member of the ruling Al Khalifa family to prison, fining him only 300 dinars instead.
Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa Completes Joint Command & Staff Course at US Marine Corps University
Commander of the Royal Guard Special Force Major His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al-Khalifa met Commandant of the Marine Corps General Robert B. Neller at the US Marine Corps University.
Crown Prince's Meeting with Sheikh Isa Qassim: The Project that Failed to Win over Shia Citizens by Rentier State Theory
The meeting between the Crown Prince and Sheikh Qassim in October 2002 also seemed that it did not succeed in containing the Shiite sect by rentier state accords.
Military Judiciary Sentences Murderer of Eman Salehi to Life in Jail
The military court issued on Tuesday (March 21, 2017) a life imprisonment sentence against murderer of Eman Salehi, according to Military Judiciary Chief Youssef Flaifel.
Military Judiciary Says Investigation into Murder of Journalist Eman Al-Salehi is still Underway
Chief of the Military Judiciary Yussef Rashid Flaifel said investigation into the murder of a Bahraini woman (journalist Eman Al-Salehi) on Noon Highway, in Riffa, on December 23 is still underway.
AP: In Bahrain Woman's Slaying, Accusations of Royal Involvement
The slaying stunned the small island of Bahrain: A young mother gunned down in the street as her 6-year-old son watched from inside their car.
Australian “News” Website Removes Article on Bahrain King’s Wife Private Life, Narrated by her Masseuse
Australian “News” website deleted an article in which the former private masseuse of Bahrain King’s wife, Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, narrated details about her life in the palace.
Full Report on Bahrain Royal Masseuse Originally Published on Australian Website “News”
In 2004, the now 35-year-old spa therapist swapped her village of Gilimanuk in Bali’s north for palaces and private jets, taking up a post as the personal masseuse to the Queen of Bahrain, Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the first wife of Sheikh Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
Funeral Held for Slain Bahraini Woman, Family Says Killer was Likely Harassing her
Funeral ceremony held on Sunday (December 25, 2016) at Muharraq cemetary for Bahraini sports journalist Iman Salehi, who was killed at hands of Bahraini military officer.
PHOTOS: Bahrainis Protest on Martyr Day Eve, Regime Forces Disperse Crowds with Teargas Canisters
Bahraini citizens protested (Friday December 16, 2016) on the eve on Martyr Day, marked December 17 each year, commemorating the memory of victims in the 90s uprising.