Jul
22
PM
10:29
Home page Contact us Search
Home Page
ES FR EN ÚŃČí

Middle EastEuropeAmericasAsiaAsia-PacificAfricaWorldPress
 
’Stop Fighting, Start Talking’ Ban Tells Israelis, Palestinians More Airlines Suspend Flights to ’Israel’ Syrian Army Kills Scores of Militants in Several Provinces Kerry Says Egyptian Truce Proposal Can End ’Violence’ in Gaza Zionist Massacres in Gaza Continue: Death Toll Reaches 631 Iranian Defense Minister: Zionist Aggression on Gaza Shows Entity’s Failure Rouhani Says Nuclear Negotiations “Only Way” Forward Zionist Entity Admits: One Soldier Unaccounted for in Gaza Lebanese Channels Unite on Gaza: “Palestine, You’re Not Alone” New Israeli Strikes on Gaza, Death Toll Nears 600 Occupation Army: 2 Israeli Soldiers Killed, 3 Others Seriously Injured in Gaza Palestinian Resistance Inflicts Heavy Losses upon Enemy, Strikes Tel Aviv Again Moscow: Ukrainian Su-25 Fighter Detected Close to MH17 before Crash Dozens of Palestinians Wounded As Israeli Army Fires on Rallies in Hebron Jordan FM discusses Calls on Immediate Halt of Israeli Aggression against Gaza
Move right Stop Move left
Go to
Related Articles
Bahrain Bans Protests under Claim of “Ensuring Civil Peace”US Resumes Arms Supply to Bahrain, Regime Persists on EscalationBahrain Regime Warns of Crackdown Escalation Bahraini King Ratifies Constitutional Reforms, Opposition Says ‘Meaningless’Daily Peaceful Protests in Bahrain Won’t Give Up ..Bahraini Forces Arrest Al-Wefaq Leader, Activist, 13-Year-Old Boy Bahrainis Demand Khawaja’s Release
Sport site News Bulletin Programs network Twitter Watch almanar Live
Contact us Guestbook Polls RSS Feeds Mailing list
Androids Iphone Ipad Blackberry Videos
Middle East
Minimize font Maximize font Save article
Bahrain FM Rejects Kuwait Mediation in Political Crisis

After opposition agreed to a Kuwaiti mediation in the Bahraini political crisis, Bahrain's foreign minister said on Monday it was "completely untrue" that Kuwait would mediate.

The island kingdom's leading opposition group Wefaq said on Sunday it would accept an offer by Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah to mediate between Bahrain's al-Khalifa ruling family and opposition groups.

Earlier this month, Bahrain's rulers imposed martial law in the tiny Gulf Arab state and called in troops from fellow Gulf neighbors to quell pro-democracy demonstrations.

Bahrain Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Khaled bin Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Khalifa said on his Twitter page there were no plans for Kuwaiti-led dialogue. "Any talk about Kuwaiti mediation in Bahrain is completely untrue, there were previous efforts that were not answered, but these were ended by the act of National Safety (martial law)."

The Gulf Cooperation Council -- a regional political and economic bloc made up of Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates -- had welcomed the mediation move on Sunday.

Kuwait daily al-Seyassah said on Sunday that a Wefaq delegation was to meet Kuwaiti politicians including Parliament Speaker Jassem al-Kharafi, citing unnamed political sources. Wefaq member Jasim Husaid said Ali al-Matrook, a Kuwaiti businessman, was one of the mediators.

So far, at least 24 people have been martyred, almost 100 have gone missing and about 1,000 others have been injured by the violent crackdown against peaceful protests in the country.


Source: Reuters

28-03-2011 - 11:45 Last updated 28-03-2011 - 11:45 | 2219 View
Name Register Nickname
Users who already have nicknames
can comment without risking their ýID’s being impersonated

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Email
Country
Title
Message
Number of allowed characters is 700 - 700 Character left
Disclaimer Al-Manar is not responsible for the content of the comments. All opinions expressed are those of the posters not Al-Manar’s or its staff. Al-Manar reserves the right to exclude comments that contain expressions falling beyond the bounds of decency
Email Register Nickname
Users who already have nicknames
can comment without risking their ýID’s being impersonated

Insert comment

Password
Title
Message
Number of allowed characters is 700 - 700 Character left
Disclaimer Al-Manar is not responsible for the content of the comments. All opinions expressed are those of the posters not Al-Manar’s or its staff. Al-Manar reserves the right to exclude comments that contain expressions falling beyond the bounds of decency
 

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Insert comment

Edit password

Nickname
Email
Country
Password
Password Confirmation

  Insert comment

Users who already have nicknames can
 insert comment using their nickname

Email
Edit country
Old password
New password
Confirm new password

 

Al-Manar TV Lebanon Last update 22-07-2014 22:23 Beirut Time
199682735 Visits since 24-05-2010