US Embassy: We Urge Bahrain to Abide by Its Int'l Commitments to Respect Human Rights
The US Embassy in Bahrain said that it will continue to urge Bahrain to abide by its international commitments to respect human rights and fundamental freedoms.
Interior Minister Briefs US Ambassador on Alternative Penalties, Open Prisons Programs
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa briefed the newly appointed US Ambassador Steven C. Bondy on implementations of alternative penalties and open prisons programs.
Interior Ministry Undersecretary: We Don't Allow "Intruders" to Use HR to Harm Bahrain, Did He Mean US Embassy?
Interior Ministry Undersecretary Nasser bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa called for not allowing who called "intruders" who exploit human rights principles to harm the Kingdom of Bahrain.
18 Rights Groups Urge US President Joseph Biden to Ensure Return of Democracy and HR to Center of American Foreign Policy in Bahrain
On December 16, 2020, 18 human rights groups sent a letter to the elected president of the United States Joseph Biden, congratulating him on his election and urging him to "ensure the return of democracy and human rights as the center of American foreign policy" amidst the deteriorating political situation in Bahrain.
US Embassy in Bahrain Warns its Citizen of Need for Caution
The United States Embassy in Bahrain on Monday warned American citizens in the Gulf kingdom of the need for caution.
Bahrain, US Sign Letter of Agreement in Field of Explosives Detection
Interior Minister Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received on Tuesday (July 7, 2020) the outgoing United States Ambassador to Bahrain, Justin Siberell.
Congressional Report: No Evidence on Dialogue in Bahrain, Arms Sales Reached 6 Billion
A Congressional Research Service said in its latest report about Bahrain that unrest continues, although at far lower intensity than in 2011.
US Senator Visits Home of Imprisoned Bahrain Rights Activist: AP
A U.S. senator has visited the home of a detained human rights activist in the Mideast island kingdom of Bahrain.
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy Issues Statement: For this Reason I Visited Family of Detained HR Activist Nabeel Rajab
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Sunday (November 24, 2019) released the following statement during his visit to Bahrain where he met with the family of Nabeel Rajab, a human rights activist who is in prison for being critical of the Bahraini government:
Bahrain-US Security Memorandum of Understanding Signed with Cooperation in Field of Cyber Terrorism
A US delegation led by the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, David Pekoske, held discussions on Sunday (October 6, 2019) with a delegation from the Bahraini Interior Ministry chaired by Chief of Public Security, Tariq Al-Hassan, at the Public Security Officers Club.
Osama Al-Tamimi, Don't Feel Sad, People's Hearts Are with You
Do you want to see Bahrain in its weakest states and where the security policies have led it to? Look at the former Bahraini MP Osama Al-Tamimi photos on a wheelchair after he survived a brain stroke and was banned from traveling to receive treatment.
MoI Claims that Former MP Osama Al-Tamimi Wanted in Forgery Case One Month after Resorting to US Embassy
The Ministry of Interior said that the arrest of former MP Osama Al-Tamimi came pursuant to an arrest warrant issued by the Public Prosecution over a forgery case, more than one month after he resorted to the US Embassy to demand protection.
NGOs Urgently Appeal Int'l Community to Stop Execution of Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali
Three human rights organizations appealed the international community to interfere and save detainees Ali Al-Arab and Ahmad Al-Malali from execution.
Ebtisam Al-Sayegh: Former MP Osama Al-Tamimi Turns to US Embassy for Protection Fearing for his Life
Human rights activist Ebtisam Al-Sayegh said that former Bahraini MP Osama Al-Tamimi had taken refuge in the US Embassy on Saturday (June 15, 2019) to request protection.
US 5th Fleet Commander Discusses Latest Developments with Bahraini PM
The Commander of the United States Naval Forces Central Command and the US Fifth Fleet, Vice Admiral James J. Malloy discussed with the Bahraini Prime Minister, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, the latest regional and global developments.
Bahrain Ignores US Warnings on Chinese Huawei and Spying, Grants it Right to Operate G5 Service
Speaking about Ericsson and Huawei companies starting G5 service in Bahrain, Transportation and Telecommunications Minister Kamal Ahmed stressed that Bahrain is not worried about the spying of Chinese Huawei company on telecommunications in Bahrain.
Bahrain to Use Huawei in 5G Rollout despite U.S. Warnings
Bahrain, headquarters of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet, plans to roll out a commercial 5G mobile network by June, partly using Huawei technology despite the United States' concerns the Chinese telecom giant's equipment could be used for spying.
US State Department Failed, Its Report on Bahrain Omitted Several Violations: ADHRB
Americans for Democracy and Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) said that the US State Department largely failed to address human rights violations in Bahrain.
Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar Demands Sheikh Ali Salman’s Release
Muslim Congresswoman Ilhan Omar joined the calls to release Bahraini opposition leader Secretary-General of Al-Wefaq National Islamic Society Sheikh Ali Salman whom the cassation court has recently upheld his life term, which has drawn wide criticism from the international community.
Washington Welcomes Successful First Round of Voting in Bahrain
State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert welcomed what she called “successful first round of voting in Bahrain's parliamentary and municipal elections.”