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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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Discoveries in my desk

Discoveries in my desk

4 Jan, '122 Comments

Now that I moved the furniture around – and I’m still login’ the new layout – I dug into various recesses of my desk which I have not even looked at for years and found some real gems hidden in there, and crap that I can’t believe I kept – like 3.5″ floppy disk labels, […]

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Out with the old…

Out with the old…

3 Jan, '127 Comments

No no, this is not a political post. I’m (almost) fed up of that crap. Instead, this is just to share with you what I’ve done to my office today in celebration of a new year and a determination to grab this year and bend it to my will 🙂 I frankly got fed up […]

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2012, come ON already!

2012, come ON already!

31 Dec, '116 Comments

There is no doubt in my mind that 2011 will be remembered for a very long time. In it, I have grown a lot through the tumultuous times I’ve lived through, as has hundreds of thousands of my compatriots. Like thousands of others too, I have been wrongly imprisoned. Dragged from my home by a […]

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The Multitasking Dhahrani

The Multitasking Dhahrani

29 Dec, '116 Comments

If there ever was a time for the Tim Allen grunt, this is most definitely it! $9.5m mosque reconstruction deal is signed Posted on » Thursday, December 29, 2011 A CONTRACT to rebuild the $9.5 million (BD3.6m) King Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Mosque on a 10,000sqm plot in Umm Al Hassam was signed yesterday […]

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IAA dreaming?

IAA dreaming?

28 Dec, '114 Comments

Here’s a bit of news which does not add up: Bahrain has been picked to host the headquarters for Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s new international Arabic news network despite months of unrest, according to the tiny Gulf kingdom’s media oversight authority. Alwaleed’s channel, dubbed Alarab, will be based in the Bahraini capital Manama’s […]

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