Iran-Bahrain Relations

Iran, Bahrain agree to initiate rapprochement talks

Iran and Bahrain have agreed to start negotiations to explore ways of resuming bilateral diplomatic ties.

Iranian official: Bahrain seeks resumption of ties with Iran

Bahrain has sent a direct message to Iran seeking normalization of relations with Tehran after eight years of diplomatic cut, an Iranian official says.

Bahraini official says relations with Iran will be restored soon

The first deputy speaker of Bahrain’s Council of Representatives has stated the Persian Gulf kingdom intends to take measures soon to revive diplomatic ties with neighboring Iran after more than eight years of severed ties.

Iran after recovering payments owed by Bahrain too: Vice president

Iranian Vice President for Legal Affairs Mohammad Dehqan says the Islamic Republic is also pursuing the recovery of payments owed by Bahrain besides those of South Korea.

US says Iran, Bahrain likely to restore diplomatic relations soon

Manama is likely to resume diplomatic ties with Tehran "sometime soon", a top US diplomat for the Middle East has said. Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Iran in 2016 a day after Saudi Arabia did so.

Iran and Bahrain to start talks after Raisi’s upcoming trip to Saudi Arabia: Sources

Bahraini sources told Sputnik news agency that after Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's visit to Saudi Arabia, negotiations between Tehran and Manama will begin aimed at resuming bilateral relations.

Bahraini official: Tehran, Manama to resume flights in near future

A senior Bahraini parliamentary official says Tehran and Manama are set to resume direct flights in the near future, amid a thaw in troubled ties between the two sides.

Iranian MP: Bahrain and Iran will soon normalize ties

An Iranian member of parliament who recently traveled to Bahrain to participate in the 146th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) says plans are afoot by the two countries to normalize their ties.

Iranian MP’s meet with Bahraini parliament speaker in Manama, 1st in years

An Iranian parliamentary delegation has travelled to Bahrain to participate in the 146th meeting of the Inter-parliamentary Union.

Iran, Bahrain reportedly hold talks on resumption of relations

Iran and Bahrain are engaged in talks aimed at normalizing mutual ties in the near future and the reopening of embassies, the Russian news agency Sputnik reported, citing informed sources.

Iran rejects Bahrain terror allegations against Tehran

Iran has categorically rejected as “unfounded” the allegations by Bahrain, after Manama claimed it has confiscated an arms and explosives cache, originating from Iran.

Intl. court fines Bahrain for confiscation of Iranian banks assets

Iran says the International Court of Arbitration has found Bahrain guilty over confiscation of assets of two Iranian banks and ruled that Manama should pay more than 200 million euro in reparation to the Iranian financial institutions.

Tehran Rejects Bahrain Court Ruling against Iranian Banks

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has slammed the Bahraini Supreme Criminal Court's ruling against the Central Bank of Iran and several other Iranian banks, categorically rejecting the false accusations levelled against them.

No Legal Verdict against Iranian Banks in Bahrain: CBI Official

An official at the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has dismissed reports about a formal verdict being delivered against Iranian banks in Bahrain, saying any such ruling would lack legal credibility.

Iran Says Ready for Swap Deal with US on Prisoners with Dual Nationality

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran is ready to exchange prisoners with dual citizenship jailed in Iran with Iranian prisoners held in the US.

UAE, Bahrain Rulers Accessories to All Israeli Crimes: Iran Speaker

The Iranian parliament speaker says betraying rulers in the region are accomplices to all crimes committed by the Israeli regime.

Iran Warns Regional Arab States against Normalizing Ties with Israel

A senior Iranian official has warned rulers of countries which have compromised the interests of the Muslim world as well the cause of Palestine for the sake of their own transient desires.

Iran Warns Bahrain, UAE over Any Israeli-Instigated Tension in Persian Gulf

Iranian lawmakers have warned that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain will be responsible for any tension-provoking action in the Persian Gulf region that the Israeli regime might take.

Severe Vengeance Awaiting Bahrain King after Deal with Israel: IRGC

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has roundly condemned the establishment of diplomatic relations between Bahrain and the Israeli regime.

Iran Condemns Bahrain’s Plan to Normalize Relations with Israel

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has strongly condemned the announcement of plans for normalization of relations between Bahrain and the Zionist regime.

Tehran Raps Saudi Arabia, Bahrain for Backing US Anti-Iran Stance

Iran has lashed out at certain regional countries for supporting the US demand that the United Nations extend its arms embargo on the Islamic Republic.

Iran Raps Bahrain’s Ruling against Future Bank

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has decried the Bahraini government’s ruling against Future Bank and a number of other Iranian banks, saying the rulings are based upon bogus charges and lack any legal credibility.

First Batch of Stranded Bahrainis Repatriated from Iran

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi says the first group of Bahraini citizens who had been stranded in Iran following the outbreak of coronavirus has returned home under the auspices of the Sultanate of Oman.

Iran Dismisses Hackneyed Statement of Arab Quartet Committee

Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has rejected the hackneyed and groundless allegations against Iran raised in the most recent statement of the self-proclaimed Arab Quartet Committee.

Iran Slams Bahrain’s Irresponsibility on Repatriation of Nationals

Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has criticized the Bahraini government’s irresponsible behaviour towards its citizens who have been stranded in Iran following the outbreak of coronavirus.

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