Added on 14/02/2012
James M. Dorsey
2014 World Cup , AFC , Ala'a Hubail , Ali Said , Asia , Asian Football Confederation , Australia , Bahrain , Bahrain Football Association , Basketball , Caribbean Football Union , China , Dubai , FIFA , Football , Gulf Cooperation Council , Gulf News , Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa , hassan , Hassan al-Dirazi , International Football Association Board , Japan , Martial law , Mohamed bin Hammam , Mohammed bin Hammam , Mohammed Hubail , national basketball team player , national soccer team goalkeeper , President , Sepp Blatter , Soccer , South China , Tareq al-Fursani , United Arab Emirates , Zhang Jilong
JAMES M. DORSEY: Campaigning is under way for the presidency of the Asian Football Confederation. The position is never far from controversy.
Added on 04/12/2011
James M. Dorsey
Ala'a Hubail , Ali Said , Australia , Bahrain , Bahrain government , Basketball , British Embassy , British police , East Africa , Egypt , Eid Al-Adha , Football , Formula 1 , Gulf Cooperation Council , Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa , Hassan al-Dirazi , Libya , Manama , Martial law , Middle East , Mohammed Hubail , national basketball team player , national soccer team goalkeeper , North Africa , Political systems , Soccer , Syria , Tareq al-Fursani , the Bahrain Grand Prix , Tunisia , Yemen
JAMES M. DORSEY: Military court sentences goalkeeper, plus two other sportsmen, despite pledge by the King to move trials to civilian courts.
Added on 09/10/2011
Ali Khamenei , America , Bahrain , Food and Drink , Gulf Cooperation Council , Hizballah , Iran , Iraq , Journalism , Journalist , Kuwait , Manama , Manama’s Pearl Square , Martial law , Middle East , Oman , Persian Gulf , Qatar , Saudi Arabia , Shura Council , Tehran , The Wall Street Journal , United Arab Emirates , United States
DAVID ROBERTS: The Wall Street Journal has published a very curious piece indeed on the relationship between Iran and Bahrain. It’s long on allegation but very short on proof.
Added on 19/03/2011
Mishaal Al Gergawi
Ali Abdullah Saleh , Bahrain , Bahrain Financial Harbour , Bahraini government , chess , Crown Prince , Egypt , Fateh , Gulf Cooperation Council , Gulf News , Hizballah , Hosni Mubarak , Iran , Iraq , Lebanon , Martial law , Prime Minister , Saudi , Shaikh Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa , Tahrir Square , Unemployment , United Arab Emirates , Yemen
MISHAAL AL GERGAWI: Failure to engage in dialogue will prolong the political stalemate, lead to further radicalisation on both sides.
Added on 15/03/2011
Associated Press , Bahrain , Gulf Arab , Iran , Iranian government , Kuwait , Manama , Martial law , Middle East , news portal , Parliament , Saudi Arabia , United Arab Emirates , US Federal Reserve
CROSSROADS ARABIA: As a state of emergency is announced in Bahrain tension between Sunni and Shi’a in the region is on the increase.
Added on 03/02/2011
Africa , Berlin , Cairo , Egypt , Hosni Mubarak , Indonesia , Jeddah , Martial law , Middle East , Pakistan , Prague , Satellite channels , Tahrir Square , Thailand , Tiananmen Square , US embassy
STEVE ROYSTON: The Egyptians are lovely people. It’s heartbreaking to see heads breaking and eyes white with hatred. Please God it ends soon.