Bahrain

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 14th, 2013
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Authors: Morgan Marquis-Boire, Bill Marczak, Claudio Guarnieri, and John Scott-Railton This post describes the results of a comprehensive global Internet scan for the command and control servers of FinFisher’s surveillance software. It also details the discovery of a campaign using FinFisher in Ethio...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Jul 16th, 2012
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Igor IGNATCHENKO The Saudi Arabian authorities said they would like to help Syria ‘become democratic’ but the real motive behind such statement was simpler: to attack Iran`s key ally – Syria, weaken the Shia influence in the Middle East and delay a wave of public unrest in Saudi Arabia. The Gua...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Jul 10th, 2012
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Diego Maradona has been sacked as the Al Wasl coach. The decision to terminate the Argentine’s two year deal until the end of the 2012/13 campaign was taken at a special board meeting held at the club’s premises. A club spokesman told Sport 360: “Following a meeting by the Board of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Middle East
May 15th, 2012
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The 32ndsummit of the Gulf Cooperation Council may be remembered as the dawn of the Caliphate with the Saudi proposal to accelerate the union of the six GCC States likely to dramatically change the region. The union is being described as “EU Style,” but in practice it would be a larger version of the...
By IndepthAfrica
In World News
Apr 1st, 2012
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Dubai – Bahraini police fired tear gas and arrested demonstrators on Sunday in two Shi’ite villages as protests were mounted against the Formula One race to be held in the Gulf kingdom, activists said. Dozens of young protesters gathered in the village of Abu Saiba, west of Manama, and Tu...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 14th, 2012
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The visit to Djibouti by US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in late 2011 seems to be an omen foretelling the rebirth of the US African Command’s (AFRICOM) base in the Horn of Africa. The USA has little choice really, now that the Bahraini peoples resistance to the western backed Hamad regime has becom...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Dec 22nd, 2011
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By Natalia MEDEN The 2010 German government’s annual Defense Exports Report reaffirmed the trend to extention that had already been confirmed by Stockholm International Peace Institute (SIPRI). As SIPRI review says Germany’s world market arms sales share increased from 7% to 11% in 2006-2010. Today G...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 16th, 2011
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Manama – Bahraini police killed three protesters and wounded dozens more on Wednesday as they assaulted a peaceful protest camp in the capital’s Pearl Square, an opposition party official said. “We now have three martyrs,” Khalil Marzouk, deputy head of the al-Wefaq movement a...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 16th, 2011
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Military troops and security forces opened a large-scale assault Wednesday against hundreds of anti-government protesters occupying a landmark square in Bahrain’s capital, a day after emergency rule was imposed and clashes erupted in the violence-wracked Gulf kingdom. Police and military units ...
By benim
In Middle East
Mar 14th, 2011
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MANAMA, Bahrain – A Saudi-led military force crossed into Bahrain on Monday to prop up the monarchy against widening demonstrations, launching the first cross-border military operation to quell unrest since the Arab world’s rebellions began in December. Opposition groups immediately denou...