On 21st March the TSA and Homeland Security are expected to announce their banning of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone on some flights to and from the USA. This ban will be in effect on certain airlines and countries. There appears to be ten airports from eight Muslim countries affected, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, […]
Author Archive for mahmood
An Arab man's attempt at bridging the cultural gap and trying to make a difference. Failing a lot. Succeeding once in a while.
What the hell is Ahmadinejad is on? Writing an 18 page letter to Bush? For crap’s sake the second can’t read and the first is a loonie, what do you suspect the 18 pages contained? A simple “I’m sorry sir, I’ve been a bad boy” would have sufficed wouldn’t you think? Maybe he did just […]
I don’t suppose that the government really intends to have a fair and free elections this year for the municipal and parliamentary elections. Nor is it demonstrating that famed “Arab Hospitality”. In fact it is demonstrating quite the opposite with them closing the National Democratic Institute and throwing its director out of the country without […]
Ambassador Mahmoud Abdel Gawad Po Box 818, Villa 18, Road 23, Mahouz, Manama 332, Bahrain Tel: (+973) 1772 0005 Fax: (973) 1772 1518 email firstname.lastname@example.org website Mubarak didn’t you have enough already? How old are you for goodness sake? 21 raring to take on the whole world by the scruff of the neck? No, you’re […]
Yep, I’ve taken the plunge and started a new blog in which I shall (from time to time) publish content in Arabic. The intention – at the moment at least – is to get more comfortable with expressing myself in Arabic. Will there be exclusive content: don’t know yet, Will the ideas there be different […]
I confess that I’m normally not a very good team player. I’ve always liked individual sports and individual pursuits rather than be a part of a team, hell, I couldn’t take the stupid politics while working for Gulf Air so much that I decided to leave and start my own company. So you will excuse […]