Bahrain has lifted a ban on the main opposition newspaper which it had imposed a few days previously, accusing it of threatening national unity and relations with other states, the official news agency BNA reported.
Bahraini authorities have suspended the country's main opposition newspaper, accusing it of threatening national unity and relations with other states, the official news agency BNA reported late on Thursday.
Allegations that the Bahrain government had failed to notify the United Nations that it had cancelled the suspension of certain rights under the State of National Safety have been disproved.
Opposition newspaper Al Wasat claimed yesterday
The Bahrain Journalists Association (BJA) said yesterday it was prepared to help find jobs for all journalists at Arabic newspaper Al Wasat that decided to close down next week.
It said it was confident the board of directors was not force
The board of Bahrain's Al Wasat newspaper has decided to close down the daily from Sunday, it was revealed last night.
The move follows reports of enormous revenue losses over the last month, with no sign of improvement, said a report in
Arabic daily Al Wasat was given the green light to publish again on Monday, after its editor-in-chief was sacked yesterday along with two senior members of the publication's management team.
Editor-in-chief Dr Mansoor Al Jamri, managin
Bahrain last night suspended Al Wasat newspaper for publishing "unethical and unprofessional" reports. The Information Affairs Authority also referred the newspaper to concerned authorities for an inquiry.
A programme on Bahrain TV last ni