Bahrain’s Foreign Minister, Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, has called for the prosecution of Qatar’s Al-Jazeera TV channel for “spreading lies and rumours that cause confusion in our countries”.
Khalifa said on his Twitter account that prosecuting al-Jazeera channel was among the list of demands put forward by Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to end the blockade imposed on Qatar.
محاكمة الجزيرة الحقيرة على نشر اكاذيب و اشاعات تثير البلبلة في دولنا ،، #يا_فرحة_ما_تمت
— خالد بن أحمد (@khalidalkhalifa) April 21, 2018
The other demands include reduce diplomatic representation with Iran; close the Turkish military base being established near Dohal close Al-Jazeera TV channel and the cessation of all forms of funding for terrorist or extremist individuals or entities.