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Brij Sharma

Brij Sharma

Brij Sharma is an Indian journalist and editor based in Bahrain. Brij tells us the interesting stories we don’t usually hear from the middle east country.

kuwait mediation.

Qatar Continues to Play Games With Arab States

After more than three months of embargo by four Arab nations - Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt - and...
saudi on qatar.

More Evidence Surfaces of Qatar’s Insidious Plots

As days and months pass with Qatar being treated as a pariah by the Arab Quartet consisting of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab...
Shaikh Hamad Bin Jassem Al Thani.

Qatar Should Prepare to Pay for Treachery Against Bahrain

It's coming out now. After being part of the six-member Gulf Cooperation Council for some 36 years, it turns out that Qatar never was...
gulf cooperation council minus qatar.

Bahrain Comes Down on Qatar-Iran Nexus

It has been more than two months since four leading Arab countries - Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates - followed...
iran - irgc

President Trump Wakes Up to Iran’s Duplicity

It's been some years since Iran managed to get rid of the stranglehold of oil and financial sanctions imposed on it on account of...
bahraini with hezbolla.

How Many Terror Cells Must Bahrain Bust?

Given the size of Bahrain - an island covering some 600 sq km - its government seems to be in a bind. Since February...

Qatar’s Behaviour Undermining Gulf Cooperation Council

It is 45 days since four major Arab countries - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt - followed by some others...
bahrain demonstrators.

Who Pays for Bahrain’s Losses on Account of Terror?

The Institute of Economics and Peace, a think tank with offices in New York, Sydney and Mexico, has come out with its Global Peace...
gulf cooperation council minus qatar.

Will Qatar Fall in Line?

It has been a month since Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Egypt followed by some other Islamic countries decided to...
qatar foreign affairs.

Qatar Malaise Runs Deeper Than Nursing Extremists

The boycott of Qatar by three of the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries namely Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and...
qatar skyline.

Move Against Qatar Is Meant to Check Terror Outfits

There was a lot of smoke and gas around the breaking of ties with Qatar by Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and...
former qatari ambassador.

Qatar Needs to Put Its House in Order

It looks like the so-called Qatar crisis might blow over soon provided good sense prevails in the high echelons of the establishment in Doha.Since...
National Institution for Human Rights.

Bahrain Outrage Over Rights Misinformation Justified

The new chief of Bahrain's human rights watchdog is justifiably upset. Ever since the troubles in Bahrain which turned into a conflagration in 2011...
Shia cleric Isa Qassim.

Bahrain Raid Uncovers Layers of Iranian Machinations in Diraz Village

The massive police and security action on May 23 in the village of Diraz in the area surrounding the fortress-like house of Shia cleric...
arab human rights charter.

Bahrain Advocates Radical Laws to Tackle Terror

Small size, low local populations and enormous oil resources prompted the Arab Gulf states to come together under the umbrella organization called Gulf Cooperation...
bahrain military judiciary.

Military-Style Attacks in Bahrain Need Military Trials

Bahrain's military judiciary has begun to review the case of three people - two of them civilians - accused of plotting terror attacks against...
bahrain drums.

Bahrain Rightfully Challenges U.N. Report

The Kingdom of Bahrain has been rightly outraged with the United Nations report on its human rights record. For instance while the report was...
bahrain roadblock.

Bahrain Opposition Constituency Tired of Protests

One wonders if the unwaveringly anti-Bahrain NGOs and human rights groups which have the ear of the United Nations panels ever give thought to,...
human rights.

Unfair to Go on Blaming Bahrain

The troubles of 2011 and its consequences have left the tiny Middle East kingdom of Bahrain scarred. And whereas Bahrain did everything and more...
F-16s in flight.

West Finally Comes Round to Believing Bahrain Claims

The western reservations about accepting the claims and fears of Bahrain and the dossiers proffered by the kingdom seem to be melting away in...