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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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Optimism… maybe

15 May, '0656 Comments

KoOKiE just brought to our attention something to be optimistic about, if true that is. I have not received the email yet, but let me relate what has been posted on the boycottbatelco.com’s guestbook: Someone got this letter from Peter the CEO “Please find attached a detailed response which I have forwarded to the people […]

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It’s more than enough!

14 May, '0642 Comments

According to Batelco’s announced statistics toward the end of the talk this evening. In relation to a 15GB thresheld (past tense of threshold) account, you can enjoy the following per month after which you would have reached your limit: Surf for 10 hours a day Chat for 6 hours a day Download up to TEN […]

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Ghada Jamsheer is on TIME!

Ghada Jamsheer is on TIME!

14 May, '0661 Comments

Ghada Jamsheer: Activist “We have to have equal rights for women in the Arab world” By SCOTT MACLEOD Sunday, May. 14, 2006 Five years ago, Ghada Jamsheer was at the courts in Bahrain when she saw a woman sobbing and banging her head on the ground; applying Islamic law, a judge had just denied her […]

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Reminder: Batelco Broadband Open Discussion TONIGHT.

14 May, '0625 Comments

References: Mahmood’s Den Boycott Batelco Batelco Broadband Bahrain; Prices and New Packages Buckling under pressure Batelco Responds re the new Broadband Packages BoycottBatelco Batelco CEO responds Batelco.Info Arabic coverage and forum Petitions Please sign the petition if you haven’t already, please be courteous. Sign the guestbook at boycottbatelco.com, again, please be courteous. I would like […]

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Bahrain’s National Hero is an American

Bahrain’s National Hero is an American

13 May, '0616 Comments

Not a lot of people valued Fawzi Julaid‘s input into the shaping of Bahrain’s fledgeling democracy nor understood his efforts until he was practically deported off the island, treated like one of the thousands of illegal and run-away workers, rather than a valued person who has worked tirelessly to inculcate democracy’s mechanisms in Bahrain. Even […]

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