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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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Nasfah Halawa – ناصفة حلاوة and Ramadan Kareem

Nasfah Halawa – ناصفة حلاوة and Ramadan Kareem

21 May, '162 Comments

The Nasfah, a celebration conducted on the night of the 15th of Shaaban, is a happy occasion in Bahrain and the rest of the Muslim world. It is an occasion to celebrate the pending onset of Ramadan – which is only half a month away, and also the birthday of Imam Mahdi, the 12th apostle of Shi’a […]

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Gratitude as Culture

Gratitude as Culture

18 May, '160 Comments

One of the now long-standing traditions at Gulf Broadcast is the Morning Huddle. It’s a mandatory short meeting that lasts for not more than 7 minutes and starts at 08:37 every morning. The first thing we do at the Huddle is to share Good News where every member of the team shares a good thought or deed […]

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A Garden Minute

15 May, '162 Comments

Put your headphones one. Click play. Close your eyes. and enjoy just one minute with me in my garden.

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The Instagram New Logo

The Instagram New Logo

14 May, '161 Comment

For the record, I love it! I love minimalism and generally don’t like complicated things. This one is cool. And… this is the 4,000th post on Mahmood’s Den! What a trip 😉

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The adverse effects of impunity on humanity

The adverse effects of impunity on humanity

26 Apr, '167 Comments

I happened across a couple of posts on Facebook which clearly demonstrated to me the adverse effects of impunity on humanity. In the first instance, we witness a member of the Israeli forces physically tipping over a handicapped Palestinian in a wheelchair and then physically assaults him. The situation around that crime quickly descends in […]

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