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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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BoycottBatelco site up and running

BoycottBatelco site up and running

17 May, '0622 Comments

The BoycottBatelco.com site is complete and up and running on a full head of steam now. It took me a while but finally everything is in place. I couldn’t get the old guestbook database unfortunately, but I have created complete static pages of all the previous content, so your comments are not lost. I have […]

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Two ٍStupid Llamas!

Two ٍStupid Llamas!

17 May, '0611 Comments

Two Sheared Llamas, originally uploaded by X-travalueMeal#2. Okay they might not be stupid, but that was the movie saying and it has become (for a time) the favourite saying of everyone in the house when we get pissed off about something, especially by my wife! This picture appears to be real, of sheared Llamas.

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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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