Arabia Saudita, Emiratos Árabes Unidos y Baréin subrayaron que Catar se mostró crítico ya después de las cumbres y se abstuvo de expresar sus desacuerdos junto con los demás participantes.
La oposición de Baréin denuncia que el régimen de los Al Jalifa ayuda a Israel a “liquidar la causa palestina” con un foro previsto en Manama en junio.
Bahrein defendió el martes su decisión de acoger una conferencia ideada por la Casa Blanca para abordar la crisis palestina-israelí, alegando que su único objetivo es apoyar al “hermano pueblo palestino”.
While the Queen welcomes King Hamad to the event, the UK is turning a blind eye to the slow murder of political prisoners
Calls have gone out from senior municipal council officials to allow expatriates who are residing in Bahrain and own properties or businesses in the Kingdom to take part in the quadrennial municipal elections, similar to the citizens of GCC countries. The participation of foreign investors in municipal elections has been raised multiple times in recent years, confirms Muharraq Municipal Council Chairman Mohammed Al Sinan.
The Shura Council has said that His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s kind gesture to commute the death sentence against a number of convicts found guilty of forming a terrorist cell and other terrorist crimes reflects the noble humanitarian stances, and the tolerance and forgiveness principles embraced by the King.
Such noble values which HM the King inherited from his esteemed parents and grandparents have made Bahrain, under his leadership, a land of tolerance, co-existence and peace, the Shura Council said.
A heated discussion over bribery accusations against some government establishments broke out at the Council of Representatives during its weekly meeting yesterday. The debate between MP Abdulrahman Buali and Shura Council and Representative Council Affairs Minister Ghanim Al Buainain began after the former claimed that corruption has spread in government entities, specifically the municipalities.
His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al-Khalifa has urged all efforts to be mustered to spearhead national development and progress. He stressed the necessity of putting vital national interests above all other considerations, urging cooperation between all segments to serve the nation and achieve desired goals.
This came as he received Royal Family members and officials to discuss domestic issues and Government-led efforts to ensure stability and achieve the royal directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa.
Bahrain has charged the leader of the country's outlawed main opposition party with "spying" and suggested the 2011 Arab Spring protests that gripped the country were instigated by a "foreign country".
Bahrain's public prosecutor charged Ali Salman, secretary-general of the al-Wefaq party, and Hassan Sultan, a former member of parliament, of colluding with Qatar to carry out "hostile acts" in Bahrain and damage its "prestige", a statement on the state news agency BNA said on Wednesday.
Dubai: The Kingdom of Bahrain on Monday published a list of 68 Islamist groups it classified as terrorist, the state news agency BNA said.
Lebanon’s Shiite Hezbollah movement, already branded as “terrorist” by the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab League, topped the list approved by Bahrain’s cabinet, BNA said.
Also on the list was Al Qaida and its branches in Yemen and North Africa, as well as Al Nusra Front in Syria and Daesh.
Nigeria’s Boko Haram, Egypt’s Islamic Jihad and Al Murabitoun in Mali are also on the list.
Manama, Sep23(BNA)Bahrain’s legislative elections will be held on November 22, 2014. His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa today issued royal order (47) for 2014 fixing the date of the legislative polls and nominations.