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An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.

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Desperation for good news?

Desperation for good news?

4 Jun, '141 Comment

Here’s some good news: Bahrain safest country in the Arab world: survey Bahrain is the safest country in the Arab and the Middle East regions and the sixth internationally, it has been revealed. An international survey carried out by Numbeo, the biggest free database on cities and countries worldwide, stated in accordance with 2014 crime […]

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A beautiful breakfast

A beautiful breakfast

29 May, '146 Comments

Food isn’t that important to me any more, I get a much deeper pleasure having it with people I care about. That was the feeling I had this morning meeting up with my friend Karla Solano at Chai Café where we had a semi-traditional Bahraini breakfast, and talked running, amongst various other topics. It was […]

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A fair price: A slightly damaged leg for a half marathon

A fair price: A slightly damaged leg for a half marathon

25 May, '143 Comments

When I declared that I was intending to run a half marathon, many had doubts. Others decided to give me some benefit of the doubt and thought that I might be aiming for the stars, but I could reach the moon. A good enough achievement. I must confess that I had doubts too and that I used […]

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Breakfast with Inspiration, the humbling activism of Rüdiger Nehberg

Breakfast with Inspiration, the humbling activism of Rüdiger Nehberg

23 May, '140 Comments

I am truly humbled with the stories of Rüdiger Nehberg whom I had the absolute honour of meeting for breakfast this morning along with my friend Zahra Al-Harazi in Munich, Germany. We’re all invited to speak at the annual #EOGermany conference, this year entitled Rule Breakers. Rüdiger is a passionate philanthropist leading the fight against […]

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The first 10k run experience

The first 10k run experience

7 Mar, '141 Comment

On a chance discussion about my new new self with my friend Karla Solano one day, I mentioned that I’m enjoying running. For the first time in my life, I could actually run an uninterrupted 30 minutes at a respectable pace on the treadmill. Me being me, I wanted to go to the next step […]

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