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Bahraini regime steps up clampdown on Shia clergymen ahead of Ashura

Rights activists, requesting anonymity, said Bahraini security officials have summoned Sheikh Issa al-Mu’min, Sheikh Ali Ashour, Sheikh Aqeel al-Ghanimi, Sheikh Jassim al-Damistani, Sayyed Maytham al-Muhafazah as well as Sheikh Mamdouh al-Aali for questioning, Arabic-language Lualua television network reported. Bahraini Shia Muslim cleric Sheikh Jassim al-Damistani (Photo via Twitter) Earlier, Bahraini authorities had summoned Sayyed Jaber al-Shahrakani, Sheikh Mohammad Ali al-Mahfuz, Sheikh…

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Enemy of Islam Bahrain Regime summons, arrests clerics ahead of Ashura rituals

Bahraini regime officials have summoned a number of clerics, including Seyed Jaber al-Shahrakani, Sheikh Mohammad Ali al-Mahfuz, Sheikh Mohammad A’ashur, and Sheikh Zoheir al-Khal for questioning, local sources disclosed on Friday. Authorities have also arrested other preachers, such as Sheikh Menbar al-Ma’atouq and Sheikh Mohammad al-A’ajimi. Moreover, regime forces have further engaged in blocking local residents in some areas —including…

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Bahrain summons, arrests clerics ahead of Ashura rituals

The zionist-puppet Bahraini regime has begun summoning Shia clerics to supposedly interrogate them amid the arrival of the lunar month of Muharram, when Shia Muslims commonly engage in mourning rituals to commemorate the martyrdom of Prophet Mohammad’s grandson, Imam Hussein. Enemy of Islam Bahraini regime officials have summoned a number of clerics, including Seyed Jaber al-Shahrakani, Sheikh Mohammad Ali al-Mahfuz,…

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Bahrain must ‘halt harassment’ of Tamimi: Amnesty

Amnesty International has called on Bahraini officials to put an end to their continued harassment of former legislator Osama Jaber Muhana al-Tamimi, and to allow him to travel abroad for medical treatment after he suffered a stroke following his arrest last month. The London-based rights group said  on Twitter Tuesday that al-Tamimi had a stroke on August 6, and was taken…

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Once Again, Zionist Bahrain FM Voices Support to Zionist Entity

“The aggression of one state against another is prohibited by international law. A state standing by, watching battles taking place on its borders and putting its people at in danger is a state that greatly neglects its responsibilities,” Al Khalifa tweeted on Sunday. He further said that “it is unacceptable for Lebanon to be put in a situation of a…

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Iran Advisor Warns Bahraini Dictators about Collaboration with Israel

“Al Khalifa has kept aloof from Bahrainis to the extent that it has taken a usurped, broken and sinking Israeli ship for its survival,” Amir Abdollahian wrote in a tweet on Friday, harshly rebuking the Arab country’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa for acting as “a spokesman” for Israel. “In a flagrant move, the Arab Bahrain’s FM, acting…

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Iraq blasts zionist Bahrain regime for supporting ‘israeli’ acts of aggression on Arab states

In a statement released on Thursday, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said it “rejects and condemns” Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah’s Tweet about the Zionist enemy’s targeting of Arab territories and Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) or Hashd al-Sha’abi, an effective force in the Baghdad government’s anti-Daesh fight. It also stressed that the PMU has stood by Iraqi…

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Iraq blasts Bahrain for supporting Israeli acts of aggression on Arab states

Iraq has lashed out at Bahrain for backing recent Israeli attacks on Arab countries, defending sacrifices made by a pro-government military force to counter terrorists. In a statement released on Thursday, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said it “rejects and condemns” Bahraini Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifah’s Tweet about the Zionist enemy’s targeting of Arab territories and Iraq’s Popular…

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Suspicious Death of UAE Paper’s Editor after Criticizing Normalization of Ties with ‘israel’

In a recent editorial, al-Sayegh strongly denounced the suggestion of open relations with the “Zionist state”. He also blasted justification of Israel’s actions against Palestinians and demanded the boycott of Israel’s advocates. He said that “voices rise here and there, rushing to Israel, aiming to visit and support it, expressing their sincerest signs of love and loyalty”.  “Although we recognize…

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Saudis failing to repel Yemeni drone strikes despite US-supplied Patriot system: UAE report

The UAE report revealed critical weaknesses in Saudi Arabia’s ability to thwart the retaliatory attacks, London-based Middle East Eye (MEE) news outlet reported.  The damning report, issued originally in May, had a limited publication intended for top Emirati leadership by the Emirates Policy Center (EPC), a think tank close to the Emirati government and its security services. “Air defenses such…

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