Syrian singer Asala Nasri arrested at Beirut Airport for carrying cocaine. Lebanese authorities are examining whether she carries the 5 grams of the expensive substance in her makeup kit for personal consumption or for trade. Lebanon is a main hub for drugs in the region and was vital at the beginning [Continue reading…]
All of us expected American air strikes on Iraqi land soon but we did not think that Americans will dare to bomb Syrian soil. But now after more than 40 countries mostly Arabs sharing the same interests with America have joined and now America has gained both the momentum and the [Continue reading…]
Leading Bahraini cleric Sheikh Issa Qassem said that ruling Al Khalifa has officially declared a war on the Shia faith by expelling Ayatollah Sheikh Hussein al-Najati. In a Friday speech, Sheikh Qassem condemned the Al Khalifa regime over expulsion of Sheikh Hussein al-Najati, the representative of Iraq-based Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.Sheikh [Continue reading…]
Iran’s Ambassador to Baku: Syrian nation should decide about own fate. While the senior member of Bahrain’s al-Wefaq National Islamic Society, Jamil Kazzem, has warned the backers of a possible war against Syria that such a military strike on Damascus will have serious and dire consequences for the Middle East and [Continue reading…]
The small Emirate of Qatar in the Persian Gulf is one of the most criminal dictatorships in the world, beside Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, which are even worse. Although 1.7 million people are living on the peninsula, there are only 250,000 who have the Qatari citizenship.
One should really boycott the Formula 1 Race in Bahrain – Due to many reasons. As it is often noted, there are good and bad dictatorships nowadays. Bahrain is a good dictatorship, whose regime is allowed to imprison, torture their citizens and may also kill them.
In summer 2010, sporadic protests began. In mid-February 2011, major ones erupted. Bahrainis want democracy. They want King Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al-Khalif’s repressive regime replaced. They rally courageously. They defy government diktats. They brave beatings, tear gas, rubber bullets, live fire, arrests, torture and disappearances. They persist. They refuse to [Continue reading…]