Bahrain

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Serbia extradites Bahraini dissident in cooperation with Interpol
Move comes despite European court of human rights injunction saying that it should be postponed

Ruth Michaelson

25, Jan, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Two female activists in Bahrain and Jordan hacked with NSO spyware
Investigation finds mobile phones of human rights defenders were hacked multiple times

Stephanie Kirchgaessner in Washington

17, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Trump’s Peace review: dysfunction and accord in US Israel policy
Barak Ravid has written a fascinating account of four chaotic years in which some progress was nonetheless made

Lloyd Green

20, Dec, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Bahraini hunger striker in London told by MPs they will take up case
MPs promise to raise situation of Ali Mushaima’s father, Hassan, who has been detained in Bahrain for 10 years

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

16, Dec, 2021 @5:22 PM

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Has Interpol become the long arm of oppressive regimes?
Once used in the hunt for fugitive criminals, the global police agency’s most-wanted ‘red notice’ list now includes political refugees and dissidents

Josh Jacobs

17, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘We wanted to make history’: Michael Jackson’s bizarre year in Bahrain
In 2005, a Bahraini prince welcomed the deposed king of pop and wrote a Hurricane Katrina charity single with him. But Jackson’s erratic behaviour sent plans off course

Motez Bishara

04, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Tony and Cherie Blair bought property via offshore firm and saved £300,000 in tax
Former PM and his wife became owners of £6.5m office building by acquiring offshore company partially owned by Bahraini minister

Simon Goodley and Juliette Garside

03, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Tory donor’s oil firm admits employees paid bribes to get contracts
Petrofac made admission as part of deal to end four-year corruption investigation by Serious Fraud Office

Rob Evans and David Pegg

24, Sep, 2021 @4:40 PM

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Phones of nine Bahraini activists found to have been hacked with NSO spyware
Researchers say bloggers and members of secular leftwing political group among the victims

Stephanie Kirchgaessner

24, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Labour calls for removal of Tory chair over Middle East lobbying allegations
Ben Elliot also criticised by members of the Conservative Middle Eastern Council over new Tory group spearheaded by his client

Rowena Mason Deputy political editor

11, Aug, 2021 @10:32 PM

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Bahraini prisoners allege brutal crackdown in response to Covid protest
Authorities deny reports that inmates were beaten after a 10-day sit-in over concerns about virus spread and lack of medical care

Ruth Michaelson

22, Jun, 2021 @11:59 AM

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Boris Johnson criticised for meeting Bahrain’s crown prince
Human rights groups accuse PM of ‘putting trade over torture’ in seeking deal with Gulf state

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

17, Jun, 2021 @9:30 PM

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