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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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Citizen Journalists win against Apple, Bahrain MoI are you listening?

27 May, '0611 Comments

Briefly, Apple was pissed off with a site scooping it and releasing information it deemed still confidential, so they went after the guy who published the news and he didn’t budge, and in their infinite wisdom Apple thought they’d bring out their 4-pound hammers to force it out of the webmaster telling the court that […]

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Developing Zinnia

Developing Zinnia

26 May, '065 Comments

Developing Zinnia, originally uploaded by malyousif. I planted these babies from seed, and they’re about to flower now and I am absolutely chuffed. Happy Friday!

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A perfect night in Dubai

23 May, '066 Comments

I’d like to thank both Anisa and Lujayn for a wonderful evening in Dubai, the best I’ve had here for a very long time. Excellent company, stimulating conversation, good food, and new good friends. I am privileged to know you ladies. I hope that we will make these meetings a regular on my visits here. […]

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Mahmood’s Den Scapegoat of the Moment >> Peter Kaliaropoulos!

Mahmood’s Den Scapegoat of the Moment >> Peter Kaliaropoulos!

22 May, '0670 Comments

Yep, it’s that time again. I’ve leaving for a quick business trip to Dubai this evening, coming back Wednesday afternoon. So until then, and in keeping with the traditions of the Den, the MtvSM is non other than: Peter Kaliaropoulos The Chief Executive of Batelco, the very one who should be blamed for all ills […]

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I hate Saturdays…

20 May, '0635 Comments

I can’t emphasise that enough! We work 5 and a half day week, so we only take Thursday afternoon and the full Friday off; that is not enough any more. By the time Saturday rolls up I barely push myself to get to the office and actually do some work. Bleeagth.. Got to get the […]

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