Thursday, 25 February , 2021
Bahrain Archives - Page 4 of 5 - iran news daily iran news now
Bahrain’s top cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim meets Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf 29 Dec 2018

Bahrain’s top cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim meets Ayatollah Sistani in Najaf

Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, a leading Bahraini cleric, met with Iraq’s top religious leader Ayatollah Ali Sistani in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf on Friday, IRNA reported. The local Iraqi media published an image of the meeting, but failed to provide further details. Ayatollah Isa Qassim arrived in Najaf on Thursday. Sheikh Isa Qassim […]

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away 10 Dec 2018

Qatar Rift Overshadows Riyadh Summit as Emir Stays Away

A Persian Gulf Arab summit called for regional unity as Bahrain and Qatar traded barbs over the Qatari emir’s decision not to attend the gathering in Saudi Arabia on Sunday in a sign that a row between Doha and its neighbors is still festering. Qatar sent its state minister for foreign affairs to the annual […]

Bahrain Criticizes Qatari Emir for Not Attending Riyadh Summit 09 Dec 2018

Bahrain Criticizes Qatari Emir for Not Attending Riyadh Summit

Bahrain’s foreign minister, Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, criticized Qatar’s emir in a tweet on Sunday for not attending an annual (Persian) Gulf Arab summit being held in Saudi Arabia. Qatar sent its state minister for foreign affairs to the summit, which is taking place amid a bitter dispute between Doha and three Persian […]

Bahrainis Continue Anti-Regime Protests 03 Dec 2018

Bahrainis Continue Anti-Regime Protests

People in Bahrain once again poured into the streets in various cities to condemn the Manama regime’s continued crackdown on dissidents and to denounce the prime minister’s “sham” resignation. During the protests on Sunday night, the Al Khalifa regime forces attacked peaceful demonstrators in Diraz, west of Manama, Bahraini opposition media reported. The protesters condemned […]

Al-Khalifa regime threatened people to vote in elections: Bahraini cleric 28 Nov 2018

Al-Khalifa regime threatened people to vote in elections: Bahraini cleric

 The Director of Bahrainis Seminary in Iranian holy city of Qom Sheikh Abdullah Al-Daghagh condemned the recent elections in Bahrain as a farce, saying that the Al-Khalifa regime had threatened the people to vote. Sheikh Abdullah Al-Daghagh, who previously served as the representative of prominent cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim in Iran,  told Mehr News Agency […]

Bahrain Court Sentences Sheikh Ali Salman to Life in Jail 04 Nov 2018

Bahrain Court Sentences Sheikh Ali Salman to Life in Jail

 A Bahraini court on Sunday ordered life sentences for three senior opposition members, overturning a previous acquittal on alleged charges of spying for Qatar. A statement from the public prosecutor said the court sentenced Sheikh Ali Salman, opposition al-Wefaq group secretary general, and Sheikh Hassan Sultan and Ali Alaswad, members of the same group, to […]

Asian Games: Iran Handball Suffers Shock Defeat against Bahrain 20 Aug 2018

Asian Games: Iran Handball Suffers Shock Defeat against Bahrain

 Iran national handball team suffered a shock defeat against Bahrain in the 2018 Asian Games on Monday. Team Melli lost to Bahrain 29-23 at the GOR POPKI Stadium in Jakarta, Indonesia in Group II. Iran will meet Hong Kong and South Korea on Wednesday and Friday respectively. Zoran Kastratovic’s men had defeated Malaysia 55-11 and […]

Bahrain’s Ayatollah Qassim treated in London 15 Jul 2018

Bahrain’s Ayatollah Qassim treated in London

 On July 9, 2018, Bahrain’s 80-year-old top spiritual leader Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim arrived in UK and was immediately taken to hospital to receive primary medical treatment by specialized doctors. Ayatollah Qassim’s health had deteriorated ever since the government have stripped his citizenship and stormed his domicile in 23 May 2017, and placed him under […]

Bahrain FM’s anti-Iran comments not worth answering 25 Dec 2017

Bahrain FM’s anti-Iran comments not worth answering

Parliament Speaker Special Aide on International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian strongly condemned foolish comments of Bahrain’s foreign minister against Iran’s history. Parliament Speaker Special Aide on International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian pointed to the history and civilization of Iran, said the trashy comments made by Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa are not worth answering. […]

24 Dec 2017

Spokesman Blasts Bahrain FM’s Anti-Iran Remarks

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the recent “rude and cheap” remarks by the Bahraini foreign minister, saying he is in no position to comment on Iran. “You are too petty and lowly to comment about the proud Iran, which is the symbol of an ancient and glorious civilization,” Qassemi said on Saturday. […]