Politics

Destroying a Revolution

Destroying a Revolution

25 Jan, '1238 Comments

One of the most important ways to “win” a revolution in this day and age is the effective use of media tools and keeping your struggle peaceful. That wins you supporters both locally and internationally who can exert pressure on the ruling regime to elicit positive change. The minute that this struggle morphs into violence, […]

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Just how long will “Silmiyya” last?

Just how long will “Silmiyya” last?

21 Jan, '1223 Comments

Not very long, I think. After close to 60 people giving their lives up for their country in under a year, with this number set to rise, by all indications, with thousands dismissed for their jobs for no good reason, for hundreds still in prison just for expressing their opinions and for untold police brutality […]

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Redressing the wronged employees

Redressing the wronged employees

21 Jan, '128 Comments

In this country, over a thousand have been dismissed from their positions for doing nothing other than expressing their opinions. Quite a number were fired for simply being Shi’a. My head just cannot get around this. Disregard, for the moment, the fact the as many households have been disadvantaged directly due to this despicable practice, […]

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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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