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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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If Bahrain is to learn something useful…

If Bahrain is to learn something useful…

30 Sep, '115 Comments

I agree. Wholeheartedly and hope against hope that something could be done, quickly, and hope once again that it’s still not too late to save this country and its people. All of them. Bahrain Should Heed Lessons from Ireland 9-29-2011 By Brian Dooley Director, Human Rights Defenders Take two small island nations, each situated off […]

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Off to KL

Off to KL

24 Sep, '110 Comments

It’s only a week since I came back to the island after an excellent and fruitful holiday. That holiday was followed by a hectic – but fortunately very fruitful – week spent in the office. Now, I’m off with my crew to Kuala Lumpur to cover another of the Power-Gen series of international power conferences […]

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What will it take, to effect change?

What will it take, to effect change?

9 Sep, '111 Comment

The Dalai Lama was asked by Mother Jones Magazine in 1997 what he thought it would take for China to change its policy toward Tibet. He responded with: It will take two things: first, a Chinese leadership that looks forward instead of backward, that looks toward integration with the world and cares about both world […]

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Road trip to Sombrio Beach

Road trip to Sombrio Beach

9 Sep, '113 Comments

We love going on road trips while in Canada, or almost anywhere where a road trip can take more than 30 minutes without spanning the whole country 🙂 We decided to go check out a recommended beach on Vancouver Island called Sombrio Beach, about two and a half hours outside of Victoria and we stopped […]

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R.I.P. Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi

R.I.P. Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi

1 Sep, '116 Comments

Another Bahraini icon passes away, but only after leaving a veritable and permanent legacy. May he rest in peace. Some clippings: From Dallas to Damascus [Arabic] With Saeed Saif [Arabic] With the Family of Hope [Arabic] Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi- the little shaikh [Arabic] Abdulrahman Al-Noimi – my lifelong friend [Arabic]

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