Posts Tagged “Bahrain”

11 Arab states declare Iran sponsor of terrorism

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11 Arab states declare Iran sponsor of terrorism

Arab states denounce Iran as sponsor of terrorism UN Watch welcomed a letter by 11 Arab countries to the UN which accuses Iran of being “a State sponsor of terrorism” throughout the entire Middle East, and of only increasing “aggression in the region and the continuation of support for terrorist groups” since the signing of…

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Reconciliation, a Tale of Two Seas

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Reconciliation, a Tale of Two Seas

It’s 2011, and Bahrain is a divided society. Can they reconcile?

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AFC president’s FIFA presidential bid mired in abuse of human rights allegations

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AFC president’s FIFA presidential bid mired in abuse of human rights allegations

By James M. Dorsey Assertions by Asian Football Confederation (AFC) President Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa, a candidate for the presidency of world soccer body FIFA, that he was not involved in the arrest and abuse of sports executives and athletes in his naïve Bahrain in 2011 raise more questions than answers. Sheikh Salman…

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Arab governments investing heavily in Satellite TV News

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Arab governments investing heavily in Satellite TV News

By Ray Hanania Ever since al-Jazeera (AlJazeera, Al Jazeera) launched as a mouthpiece for the Government of Qatar in 1996, Arab governments have been slowly assessing the power of an in-house and controlled news media. Although al-Jazeera (“The Island”) claims to be objective the Qatar-based government run news channel has drifted far away from professional…

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Qatar’s Policy towards Egypt threatens Arab Gulf alliance

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Qatar’s Policy towards Egypt threatens Arab Gulf alliance

Qatar’s Policy towards Egypt threatens Arab Gulf alliance By Ali Younes In an unprecedented diplomatic row between conservative Arab Gulf monarchies, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain have withdrawn their ambassadors from Qatar in protest of what they deemed as an “ interferences” by Qatar in their internal affairs. The move followed a stormy meeting last…

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