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Renewed official stance on corruption

Renewed official stance on corruption

23 Sep, '0710 Comments

Like everyone else in Bahrain, I was thrilled to read our Crown Prince’s unequivocal statement that corruption will no longer be condoned and that even if a minister was implicated in corruption, he or she will get their just desert. I also remembered that our parliament has discussed this issue and the committee tasked with […]

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The Thieving MP

The Thieving MP

17 Sep, '072 Comments

I had to laugh when I read Mohammed Al-Othman‘s column this morning and am left wondering how unpopular he will become now as “the machine” will certainly start turning and he will end up painted all the hues of the rainbow as long as it is black! هذا النائب تدرج في اللصوصية؛ فمن لص صغير […]

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Ramadhan is not made for working, MP says

Ramadhan is not made for working, MP says

17 Sep, '0731 Comments

And he wants to ensure that those who do want to work during the Holy Month don’t get in the way. He will now issue a parliamentary wish backed by those guardians of Islam, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Al-Menbar political bloc, to restrict work hours during Ramadhan to four whole hours! – but only to Muslims. […]

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The Democracy Coalition Project puts Bahrain on notice

7 Sep, '076 Comments

The Democracy Coalition Project, which is an initiative of the Open Society Institute committed to conducting research and advocacy relating to democracy promotion policies worldwide, and was inspired by a landmark international political event in Warsaw, Poland in June 2000, in which over 100 governments participated and ultimately included Bahrain in 2002 and again in […]

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Ministerial changes

2 Sep, '0719 Comments

The king returned back to the kingdom healthy and strong after recuperating from an illness. We thank God for his successful recovery and welcome him back. During his recuperation period he must have done some thinking about running the country better and the rumours abound since his return of reshuffling the cabinet some, some say […]

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