Latest posts by Noor Mattar
22 July 2014
Khalid Alkhalifa took a dig at NBC after it pulled Ayman Mohyeldin out of Gaza for "doing his journalistic duty." Twitter users quickly reminded Alkhalifa of Bahrain's own shoddy record.
9 July 2014
Bahrain, ruled by the Sunni al-Khalifa family, has faced criticism for its human rights record ever since the military cracked down on Shi'ite Muslim-led protests against the government in 2011.
7 July 2014
News that hardline Saudi cleric Mohamad Al Arefe will be visiting Bahrain tomorrow has caused controversy in the country, already simmering under sectarian strain.
6 July 2014
The sentence is part of Saudi Arabia's continued crackdown on human rights activists. Abulkhair was charged with “insulting general order” and “inflaming public opinion”.
5 July 2014
Eleven young men were arrested in Egypt while having a late night Ramadan meal, Suhoor, and accused of illegal gathering. Noor Mattar checks out the Suhoor detainees.