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The Khabbaz

The Khabbaz

15 Sep, '0610 Comments

The Khabbaz, originally uploaded by malyousif. The baker preparing to slap the dough on the wall of the clay oven. This is the traditional way in which bread in Bahrain is baked. It is also called Iranian bread or Khobbiz (hence the baker in Arabic is called Khabbaz). This Khabbaz is in Saar village. Khobbiz […]

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Weekend Film Project

12 Sep, '068 Comments

Guys, I’ve just had one heck of an idea that I would like your input on.. How about shooting and posting one movie per weekend?! Go to the Bahrain Filmmakers’ Club for more information.

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Bahrain Filmmakers’ Club Forum launched

Bahrain Filmmakers’ Club Forum launched

8 Sep, '065 Comments

I’ve just finished installing and configuring a forum on the (mostly dead but I’m determined to resurrect it) Bahrain Filmmakers’ Club. Thanks to Hisham Khalifa and Ali Al-Saeed‘s prompting last night! Who votes for starting the same sort of thing here on Mahmood’s Den too?

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Very quickly

Very quickly

3 Sep, '068 Comments

Over the last few days three things were brought to the fore in the local press after people continued to point fingers and talk about the situations in their majlises etc: one thing that has been talked about for years in Bahrain is the issue of naturalization, which is a very emotive subject with the […]

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The tide turns

30 Jul, '06169 Comments

Some say that this war is much more than meets the eye, as it is in reality not more than a political game increasingly looking like being played by amateurs at the expense of the hapless Lebanese, caught in the middle, and are paying for it with their lives, property and a whole country’s infrastructure, […]

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