Israel Bahrain assassination plot

Manama (MEE) – Israel operated a secret diplomatic mission in Bahrain for more than a decade before the two countries agreed to normalize ties last month, Axios reported on Wednesday. The Manama-based facility conducted diplomacy with Bahrain via a front company listed as a commercial consulting firm. Negotiations to establish the office began throughContinue Reading

Bahrain Ramps up Torture of Political Prisoners

Manama (AHT) – Bahrain’s opposition marks the United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, an international observance annually held on the 26th of June, to voice opinion against torture and ill-treatment practiced by the authorities. When it comes to Bahrain, torture has been indeed practiced for decades byContinue Reading

Geneva (GPA) – Last week, Geopolitics Alert editor Randi Nord participated in the 42nd session of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Nord spoke as part of an eye-opening and in-depth panel alongside well-known Gulf activists, former politicians, and journalists living in exile. Participants broke down theContinue Reading

Israel Bahrain assassination plot

Manama (MEMO) – Bahrain’s top military court sentenced six men to death on Monday after convicting them of charges including plotting to assassinate the Gulf state’s armed forces chief, state media reported. A judicial source told AFP that all six of those sentenced to death on Monday were Shia. Bahrain News Agency said that oneContinue Reading

Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani GCC Summit

Doha (MEE) – Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) this coming week, Doha’s foreign minister said on Sunday. Speaking at a forum, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said Qatar’s leader has accepted the invitation to attend, amid the region’s worst politicalContinue Reading

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Submitted By Damir Nazarov Riyadh (MP) – The news of Qatar’s blockade started regularly popping up along with the events in Syria and Iraq. The imagery of the citizens buying food flew around the world. It became known that Iran, together with Turkey, set up a committee on humanitarian aid to the ArabContinue Reading