Gulf Times - Bahrain
Hamas rejects Bahrain conference that 'normalises' Israel ties

Hamas rejects Bahrain conference that 'normalises' Israel ties

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said Thursday his Palestinian movement rejected next week's US-sponsored Middle East economic conference in Bahrain as it would amount to Arab "normalisation" of ties with Israel.

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

The princes who want to destroy any hope for Arab democracy

Since the Arab uprisings of 2011, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have used their considerable resources to promote authoritarian governments run by military strongmen in the region.

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month in support of Washington's Middle East peace plan, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said.

Amir receives phone call from Prime Minister of Bahrain on the occasion of Ramadan

Amir receives phone call from Prime Minister of Bahrain on the occasion of Ramadan

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani received a telephone call on Monday from HRH Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain Prince Khalifa bin Salman al-Khalifah ...

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