20 September 2020

Reports claim Bahrain stopped militants planning attacks

stripes.com

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Bahrain broke up a plot by militants backed by Iran to launch attacks on diplomats and foreigners in the island nation home to the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet, Saudi state television and local media reported Sunday, just days after the kingdom normalized relations with Israel.Details about the claimed plot remained scarce Sunday night as Bahrain’s Interior Ministry and its state media did not acknowledge the arrests publicly. Bahraini government officials, who routinely [...]