People have staged separate rallies in Bahrain to express their outrage at the recent execution of three pro-democracy Shia campaigners at the hands of the ruling Al Khalifah regime.
Nabeel Rajab, the prominent Bahraini human rights campaigner, who was in custody for months, has been released pending his trial.
Regime forces in Bahraini have handed a warrant to prominent cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim to appear in court, after clashing with supporters around his house.
Bahrain's appeals court on Monday confirmed a nine-year jail sentence against a Shiite Cleric Sheikh Ali Salman one of revolutionary and opposition groups leaders for “inciting hatred and calling for regime change by force”, a judicial source said.
The Iranian foreign ministry summoned British Ambassador to Tehran Nicholas Hopton on Saturday over the hostile remarks made against Iran by Prime Minister Theresa May during a meeting of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council (PGCC).
Washington will send another 200 troops to Syria to help an alliance of Kurdish and Arab fighters (YPG – led Syrian Democratic Forces or SDF) seize the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group bastion of Raqqa, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter said on Saturday.
A political dissident in Bahrain has reportedly died as a result of injuries sustained under torture while in regime custody.
Muslims in different parts of the world are to hold massive rallies on Friday in protest against the trial of Bahrain’s prominent cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim and the Al Khalifa regime’s heavy crackdown on the Shiite majority of the Persian Gulf country.
Dozens of Shia Muslim clerics have staged a gathering in Bahrain to express their support for distinguished religious figure Sheikh Issa Qassim and denounce the Al Khalifah regime’s decision to revoke his nationality.
A court in Bahrain has dissolved the country’s main Shia opposition group, the al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, almost a month after the regime suspended its activities.