Gulf Times - Bahrain
European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

European Parliament hears testimonies of blockade victims' suffering

The European Parliament on Tuesday heard, for the first time, "horrific testimonies" by two of the victims of the unjust blockade imposed on Qatar and three others who have also been victims of violations of human rights by Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain.

Qatar informs UN of airspace violation by Bahrain aircraft

Qatar informs UN of airspace violation by Bahrain aircraft

Qatar has informed the United Nations Security Council and the UN Secretary-General about a violation of Qatari airspace by a Bahrain Air Force aircraft on December 27, 2018.

Qatar slams mention of its name in Bahrain's internal disputes

Qatar slams mention of its name in Bahrain's internal disputes

The State of Qatar has condemned the mentioning of its name in Bahrain's political disputes and internal conflicts, following the recent verdict on Bahraini citizen Ali Salman ...

UAE destabilises states in the region, Qatar tells UN

UAE destabilises states in the region, Qatar tells UN

Qatar has responded strongly to the attack of the UAE and Bahrain at the UN, telling the General Assembly that the UAE has been destabilising countries in the region, and Bahrain interfering in the internal affairs of other countries.

In sporting gesture, Qatar players console Bahrainis

In sporting gesture, Qatar players console Bahrainis

Spectators cheered in the stands as the gold medal-winning Qatari players shook hands with their beaten Bahraini rivals and said “hard luck” to them after their thrilling handball final at the Asian Games Friday.

Qatar rule Asian handball with thrilling win over Bahrain

Qatar rule Asian handball with thrilling win over Bahrain

The hearts pounded, the pulses raced and the nerves jangled. At the end of it all, there was a collective exhalation of relief. The crowd had been involved in the action for a gripping 70 minutes, and although everybody fancied some more of the same, nobody knew how they could have handled it.

Bahrain stands exposed as ploy to tarnish Qatar boomerangs

Bahrain stands exposed as ploy to tarnish Qatar boomerangs

A Bahraini court recently acquitted a prominent opposition leader who was accused of spying for Qatar. Sheikh Ali Salman, head of Bahrain's largest, yet banned, opposition group Al-Wefaq, was accused in November 2017 of conspiring and colluding against his country.

UN special rapporteurs urge siege nations to stop violations

UN special rapporteurs urge siege nations to stop violations

The United Nations said on its official website that six special rapporteurs of its Human Rights Council had sent official letters to three countries of the blockade — Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain — monitoring all violations committed by each country, based on reports received

Bahrain paid for subversive operations in Qatar in 1996

Bahrain paid for subversive operations in Qatar in 1996

Al Jazeera Arabic Television telecast yesterday the second part of the investigative documentary 'Qatar 96', revealing the roles played by Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt in the failed coup attempt against the government in Doha in 1996.

Qatar informs UN of three air violations by UAE, Bahrain

Qatar informs UN of three air violations by UAE, Bahrain

Qatar has informed the UN Security Council and the UN Secretary-General of three violations of Qatar's airspace by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Qatar complete hat-trick of Asian handball titles

Qatar complete hat-trick of Asian handball titles

Qatar won 33-31 after Frankis Marzo hit a purple match over the final 11 minutes that helped give them a decisive four-goal advantage (30-26) that proved the turning point.

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

HRW blasts Bahrain for rights abuse, praises Qatar

The huge 643-page report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) came seven months after Bahrain joined a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar which continues to divide the Gulf region.