Bahrain group bids to block Sheikh Salman’s FIFA candidacy

Sheikh Salman’s candidacy for the FIFA presidency is the subject of a legal complaint by a pro-democracy group from Bahrain. Americans for Democracy Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) alleges that Salman – who along with UEFA secretary general Gianni Infantino is a front-runner to become the new president of FIFA on February 26 – was involved in the torture and imprisonment of pro-democracy demonstrators during the 2011 uprising in Bahrain, allegations which he strenuously denies. ADHRB has Read more [...]

Kingdom of Bahrain hikes duties on alcohol and cigarettes

Kingdom of Bahrain hikes duties on alcohol and cigarettes Published: 11/02/16 Source: ©The Moodie Report By Dermot Davitt Print Email BAHRAIN. The Kingdom of Bahrain this week doubled import duties on cigarettes and alcohol products, a move likely to force domestic market prices higher. However, on tobacco in particular, retail price rises will be curtailed, state-owned Bahrain News Agency has said, meaning any additional Read more [...]

“Biz sadece maaşlarımızı almak istiyoruz"

Tuzla açıklarında bekleyen kuru yük gemisi M/V Deniz M adlı gemide 3 aydır maaşlarını alamayan mürettebat, gemi makinelerini durdurarak isyan başlattı. Tweet Follow @denizhaber Gemide isyan! Tuzla açıklarında bekleyen kuru yük gemisi M/V Deniz M adlı gemide 3 aydır maaşlarını alamayan mürettebat, gemi makinelerini durdurarak isyan başlattı. İstanbul Birikmiş borçları ödenene Read more [...]

BRIAN DOOLEY: When Bahrain bullies

Bahrain King Hamad al Khalifa visited President Vladimir Putin in Russia this week in a perfectly-timed reminder of how drastically the Obama administration has failed to handle relations with the small Gulf kingdom over the last five years.Sunday, February 14 marks the fifth anniversary of the first mass protests against the repressive ruling family. President Mubarak had been forced from office in Egypt just a few days earlier, and it seemed more than possible that the Al Khalifa dictatorship in Read more [...]

41 İslam ülkesinden büyük ittifak

İslam ülkelerinin terörle mücadele koalisyonunun, ilk kez Mart ayında Suudi Arabistan'ın ev sahipliğinde toplanacağı bildirildi. Suudi Arabistan El-İhbariyye kanalında yer alan haberde, Suudi Arabistan'ın, Mart ayında ilk kez düzenlenecek İslam ülkelerinin terörle mücadele koalisyonu toplantısına ev sahipliği yapacağı belirtildi. Konuyla ilgili ayrıntılı bilgi verilmedi.İlk kurulduğunda 34 ülkenin yer aldığı ittifakta; Suudi Arabistan, Ürdün, Birleşik Arap Emirlikleri, Read more [...]

FIFA Candidate Ali Queries Salman’s Role in Bahrain Protests

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali has questioned the role of election rival Sheikh Salman in not protecting Bahrain players who alleged abuses after pro-democracy protests in 2011. In the strongest statement yet on human rights ahead of the Feb. 26 election to succeed Sepp Blatter, the Jordanian prince dismissed the sheikh's consistent defense that national security issues are beyond the control of sports leaders. "How are you then going to earn the respect of the entire world and players Read more [...]

Candidato à Fifa, príncipe Ali questiona postura de rival em …

Seu adversário, o xeque Salman, que também comanda a Confederação Asiática de Futebol, é considerado um dos favoritos na eleição Publicado em 11/02/2016por Agência Estado Campinas, SP, 11 - Candidato à presidência da Fifa, o príncipe Ali bin al Hussein questionou nesta quinta-feira o xeque Salman bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa, seu adversário na eleição, por supostamente não ter protegido os jogadores do Bahrein, que chegaram a ser detidos por participarem de protestos Read more [...]