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Bahrain and Sudan Cut Diplomatic Relations With Iran

Bahrain Cuts Diplomatic Relations With Iran Following Storming of Saudi Missions And calls for Iranian diplomats to leave the country within 48 hours.

Sudan cuts diplomatic ties with Iran

Sudan said on Monday it was cutting diplomatic ties with Iran after the storming of the Saudi Arabian Embassy in Tehran and consulate building elsewhere in Iran. Reuters

 Bahrain has severed diplomatic relations with Tehran following storming of Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran, state news agency BNA reported.

“Bahrain decided to break off diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and calls upon all members of the mission to leave the kingdom within 48 hours,” BNA said.

On Saturday, demonstrators protesting in Iran against the execution of Sheikh al-Nimr by Riyadh attacked the Saudi embassy in capital Tehran and the consulate in the city of Mashhad. The protests continued on Sunday.Iranian diplomats were ordered to leave the country within 48 hours, while 47 of Saudi diplomatic mission staff have safely returned to their homeland with the help of the United Arab Emirates.

Al-Nimr was among 47 people convicted on terrorism charges whose execution Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday, setting off a diplomatic row and exacerbating sectarian strife.

According to the Al Arabiya news channel, Riyadh announced on Sunday cutting ties with Tehran and decided to evict Iranian diplomatic mission from Saudi Arabia.

Bahrain: Enforced Disappearance of Mustafa Bahar

The Bahrain Center for Human Rights expresses grave concern over the wellbeing of Mustafa Bahar, who has been subjected to enforced disappearance for eleven days. On 7 June 2014, 25 year-old Mustafa Bahar and Redha Al-Bashri, a 15 year-old child, were arrested as a result … read more

Bahrain pressed to release journalists

As the UN Human Rights Council opens its 26th session, MLDI and nine other human rights and free speech organisations have called on the UN Special Rapporteurs to take action on the continued detention of Bahraini journalists Hussain Hubail and … read more

Spanish King Juan Carlos`s Links with Arab Dictators.

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah (L) and Spanish King Juan Carlos pose for photographers before their dinner at Madrid’s Royal Palace July 15,2008. (Reuters) By Paul Crompton | Al Arabiya News Tuesday, 3 June 2014 Despite playing a largely ceremonial role … read more

Bahrain: A System of Injustice – HRW

Criminalizing Dissent, Entrenching Impunity Persistent Failures of the Bahraini Justice System Since the BICI Report May 28, 2014 The 64-page report found that more than two years after King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa accepted recommendations of the Bahrain Independent … read more