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Bahraini police firebombed in Shiite village

A Bahraini police post in a small Shiite village near ... said Tuesday. A Bahraini police post in a small Shiite village near ... said Tuesday. State security forces “repulsed the terrorist attack against the police post ...

06/05/2014 - 08:29 - comment 0

U.S. Navy nurse refuses to force-feed Guantanamo Bay prisoners on hunger strike

at the prison. A U.S. Navy nurse has refused to force-feed detainees at Guantanamo ... A U.S. nurse has bravely refused to force ... to force-feed a detainee. The nurse in question – who holds the rank of lieutenant – is said to have declined ...

Editor's Choice - 17/07/2014 - 13:51 - comment 0

Bahrain upholds tough sentencing on Shiite group who attacked police building

year-long jail terms for 17 Shiites convicted over attacking state security forces. A Bahraini court has upheld the jail terms of 15 years for 17 Shiites convicted over attacks on security forces , a judicial source said Tuesday.  The Manama appeals court, which delivered its verdict ...

19/11/2013 - 12:07 - comment 0

Tweeting birds caged: six Bahraini sentenced to prison

Six Bahraini twitters criticize the Kingdom and get sentenced to a year of prison each. A Bahraini court on Wednesday sentenced six ... was also accused of insulting the security forces in postings that he admitted came from his account ...

Editor's Choice - 16/05/2013 - 06:01 - comment 0

Two Bahrainis jailed for planning attack against US Navy ships

Two Bahraini men accused of planning attacks against US Navy ships in Bahrain were each jailed for five years Two Bahraini men accused of planning attacks against US Navy ships in Bahrain were each jailed for five years, the Gulf ...

16/05/2010 - 17:12 - comment 0

Israeli navy boats fire at Gaza fishermen

Israel's navy forces opened fire at fishing boats off the coast of Gaza, Friday. Israeli naval forces on Friday opened ... Palestinian Arena, Israel, Palestine) Israeli naval forces on Friday opened fire on Palestinian fishing ...

06/06/2014 - 11:40 - comment 0

Work begins in Bahrain on new UK naval base expansion

was joined by British Ambassador Iain Lindsay, Royal Bahraini Navy Force Commander Commodore Abdulla Said Al ... maritime force stationed in Bahrain after the US."The relationship between the Royal Navy and Bahrain ... authorities and their Bahraini counterparts. Work has started on a BD6.3 million ...

23/04/2014 - 14:49 - comment 0

Bahrain's dirty secret: How the tiny island nation doubled its prison population since 2011

authorities has forced the spotlight back to one of the most pressing issues for Bahraini activists ... against the majority of the Bahraini population nor the wide-ranging abuses by security forces, which ... persons had died as a result of torture”; during raids by Bahraini security forces they had “intentionally ...

28/09/2014 - 08:49 - comment 0

Palestinian fisherman shot by Israeli navy dies of injuries

navy two weeks ago died from his injuries Sunday morning. A Palestinian fisherman shot by the Israeli navy two weeks ago succumbed to his wounds Sunday morning, Gaza medical ... Imad Shukri Salim was announced dead Sunday morning. Salim was shot in the chest by Israeli navy two ...

08/06/2014 - 17:00 - comment 0

Will the tensions of Hormuz strait make crude rise to $200?

Navy Rear Admiral Seyed Mahmoud Moussavi noted that the Iranian Velayat 90 forces also conducted ... Since 24 December, the Iranian Navy has been holding its ten day Velayat 90 naval exercises covering ... to the Gulf of Aden. The day the maneuvers opened Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari ...

05/01/2012 - 09:05 - comment 0