Wrapping up his tour to three countries -- France, UAE and Bahrain -- Modi arrived in Manama on Saturday to hold extensive talks with the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, on various bilateral and regional issues.
The king also issued a decree appointing Sheikh Talal bin Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa as deputy interior minister. In August, three Bahraini human rights groups accused the Gulf Arab monarchy's NSA of the systematic use of torture.
The February 14 Youth Coalition, which has claimed attacks in the past, posted a video online it said showed its masked members throwing gasoline bombs at police gathered near the home of Shiite cleric Isa Qassim.
Bahrain has ordered Qatari troops serving with a coalition fighting the Islamic State group to leave its territory, a source with knowledge of the situation said today. The soldiers, part of the US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) which is headquartered in Bahrain, had been asked to leave the coalition and may depart within the […]
Manama, Jan 23 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday called on King of Bahrain Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in Manama. Earlier today, she had also visited India Pavilion at Bahrain Air Show, where she was given a briefing on the Tejas LCA being showcased at Air Show. Swaraj arrived in Bahrain's capital Manama earlier today on a two-day visit. She is in Bahrain for the first ministerial meeting of the India-Arab League Cooperation Forum to deepen the country's ties with the 22-member grouping.