Editorial: Why's the "Progressive Bloc" Opposing Release of Political Prisoners in Bahrain?
A statement issued by the Bureau of the House of Representatives, of which Salman became a member, included a refusal of the release of human rights activist Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja, and a reiteration of the flimsy accusations raised against him such as "treason and undermining state security".
Editorial: Bahrain in December 2022: The Allegiance of Expats and Discontent of Citizens
It is indeed paradoxical that expatriates in Bahrain celebrate its National Day that marks the king's accession to power, while most citizens celebrate Martyrs' Day.
Editorial: The Holding Family
What is the ruling family doing in Bahrain? It acts as if it is a holding company, but essentially without capital. It accomplishes this by squatting, i.e. by bullying. The ruling family has the upper hand in all spaces.
Editorial: Pope Wins, Sheikh of Al-Azhar and Sayed Ali Al-Amine Fail Bahrainis
Between Pope Francis and Sheikh of Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb, the Pope wins; between him and the Lebanese Shiite authority Sayed Ali Al-Amine, the Pope also wins.
Editorial: To the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar
From Manama, you called on Shia scholars to hold an intra-Muslim dialogue; but the question is: Which scholars do you want? If you want unpopular Shia scholars, they have been sitting next to you for the past two days at the Bahrain Forum for Dialogue.
Editorial: A Successful Campaign
The Bahraini government's attempts to exploit the Pope's visit to polish its black record and portray itself as an incubator of tolerance and religious pluralism have failed.
Editorial: Al-Budai Street is the Target
With regard to normalization, bad intentions prevail over good ones. In politics, it has been said that "the road to hell is furnished with good intentions" as a sign of its cunning and malice. The opening of a normalizing restaurant on Al-Budai Street under the banner of "the 48 Arabs" is one aspect of the malicious cunning policy.
Editorial: Questions about Normalizing Restaurant
These are questions that Bahrainis should consider well, especially those who oppose normalization and love Palestine, who constitute the majority. However, the minority normalizers do not concern us.
Editorial: Israeli Era in Bahrain, Everything Has Changed
Today marks the eleventh anniversary of the eruption of the movement that demanded freedom and democracy in Bahrain, while the regime continues to move toward introducing the country in what can be called "the Israeli Era"
EDITORIAL: Let Bahrain Apologize to Qatar and Be the End of It!
In its ongoing media war with Qatar, the Bahraini government appears to be acting like a child who has lost his way.
Editorial: We, Bahrainis, Want to Breathe
Every one of us is an imminent danger. This is how the regime sees us, or to be more precise, this is how the ruling family and its tribal council see us.
Editorial: Reason why Flights from Infected Countries Won't be Stopped
Robert Mercer, an American billionaire who has a great influence in US political and economic institutions, is described as "the financial and strategic father of the right-wing populists in America and Europe" and was the reason behind Donald Trump's running for presidency.
EDITORIAL: Bahrain and Coronavirus: Will PM Begin his Reign with Corpses of Dissidents Piling up in Jaw Prison?
Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Bahraini Prime Minister, may not be willing to stain his reign; however, the first stain has already made its mark. The European Parliament's unanimous condemnation of human rights violations in Bahrain on March 11 was the first move tainting his era.
Editorial: Meaningless National Day in Bahrain
The Bahraini king disappointed many citizens who were optimistic after his meeting with senior Shiite cleric Sayed Abdullah Al-Ghuraifi, and his son's meeting with a delegation from the Bahrain Economic Forum headed by economist Taqi Al-Zeera to hand over a petition calling him to start fresh and turn the page of 2011.
Editorial: Where's the Muslim Brotherhood? Where's Muharraq?
Bahrain Mirror (Exclusive): It is not about the majority of Bahrain’s people who reject normalization, but rather all about those who say without flattery that they reject normalization, who raise their voices loudly, who consider the government’s peace difficult and deem abandoning Palestine costly.
Editorial: Not in the Name of the Bahraini People
This degrading peace is not in our name. The stab in the back of the Palestinian people is not in our name. "We, the people of Bahrain, sacrifice ourselves for Palestine and Arabs and all Muslims".
Editorial: UAE Dirhams Will Fail to Erase Agreement of Shame and Black Day from Memory
Thursday, August 13, 2020, was heavy on Arabs in general and the Gulf in particular. It was as dark as the color of the ink in which Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed signed a US-sponsored normalization agreement with Israel.
Editorial: Why do You Want Ashura Commemoration to be an Issue of Conflict?
Questions that need to be answered: Why is this incomprehensible insistence on preventing religious activities? Why is there this serious threat to the administrators of obsequies and Husseiniyas? Why is the media being used to incite as well as underestimate people's religious dignity? W
Editorial: Letter to Nasser bin Hamad, What does Excellence Mean to you?
Perhaps it is natural and acceptable that the Crown Prince, owner of the "Crown Prince's International Scholarship Program", met the top students online, to deliver a national message on behalf of the state and his program.
Editorial: For Decision-Makers in Bahrain, Don't Rush to Empty Pockets of the Poor
The Coronavirus pandemic and collapse of oil prices have had major effects on Bahrain's finances, but what is not acceptable is that the government compensates for its losses by taking from the citizens' pockets as Saudi Arabia has done.