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Shi’a Triple-Play

Shi’a Triple-Play

5 Aug, '0728 Comments

It’s like the Shi’a “leaders” in Bahrain are aiming for a home run; the bases are pretty loaded now, we just need one more good screw-ball pitch and we’re in! First we have that “down with secularism” from Isa Qassim during two of his Friday sermons, Then we have the followers of Sulaiman Al-Madani (deceased) […]

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katching!

31 Jul, '07119 Comments

I’m not going to bother to write too much about this as it happens again and again and they never learn, or maybe they actually do and it is the price they have to pay in order to keep their seats. Proof really that the US President and his whole government enchilada are simply the […]

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BBC’s “Crossing Continents” does Bahrain

26 Jul, '075 Comments

Bill Law will be persona non-grata for a while in Bahrain I guess after this program and his Telegraph article about our fair isle. Unrest in paradise direct link to radio program which might be customarily removed a week after it is broadcast Bahrain is increasingly featured in holiday brochures as a relaxing winter-sun destination […]

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Fawlty Towers weekend

Fawlty Towers weekend

20 Jul, '077 Comments

Yep, it is shaping up to be a great Fawlty Towers weekend! 😉

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No stranger to the sword

No stranger to the sword

19 Jul, '074 Comments

نعم يا بو حسن… من سيوف الحيدر لسيوف العرضى! Another celebration took place yesterday in Rifa’a in honour of our PM’s UN prize, mounted this time by the central governate’s municipal council. I am very glad to see that the executive branch, represented by the Honourable Mansour bin Rajab, Minister of Agricultural Affairs and the […]

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