British naval base in Bahrain a disaster waiting to happen

The British decision to establish a naval base at Mina Salman Port in Bahrain as an old colonial power strongly supporting the Sunni monarchy, is a questionable move.

Bahrain has been criticized by international organizations for human rights abuses, however, … Read the rest

Gulf states to introduce medical testing to detect gays

arabgaysBahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the UAE already outlaw homosexuality, but are toughening their stance.

A medical test being developed by Kuwait will be used to detect homosexuals and prevent them from entering the country – or any … Read the rest