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Nancy oh Nancy, thank you for breathing life into our parliament!

Nancy oh Nancy, thank you for breathing life into our parliament!

22 Oct, '039 Comments

The Bahraini parliament yesterday was a whole lot of fun. They actually had the backbone to shoot down the motion to ban a Lebanese singer from performing in Bahrain. But to be fair, they gave the floor to one of the people tabling this motion, but he was slapped down by shutting off his mic […]

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Wealth and press freedom don’t always go together

21 Oct, '030 Comments

As in 2002, the ranking shows that a country’s respect for press freedom is not solely linked to its economic development. The top 50 include countries that are among the poorest in the world, such as Benin (29th position), Timor-Leste (30th) and Madagascar (46th). Conversely, the 50 countries that respect press freedom least include such […]

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2nd session of our parliament has started with the important motion to ban a singer from performing in Bahrain

2nd session of our parliament has started with the important motion to ban a singer from performing in Bahrain

21 Oct, '0315 Comments

Calls to ban Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram from staging a concert in Bahrain may not be discussed at today’s parliament session, sources told our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej. The issue has sowed divisions within parliament and one MP said that he would personally watch Ajram’s concert. The proposal was initially submitted by the Al […]

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Sex Education Class (Puberty Talk)

13 Jun, '0352 Comments

My son, a soon to be 10 year old came back from school a couple of days ago and told me that they had a talk about sex. They gathered the boys in his class and basically talked to them about the “birds and the bees”. He was so embarrassed when he was telling me […]

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View of the Seef Mall from Al-Moayyed Tower

View of the Seef Mall from Al-Moayyed Tower

10 Jun, '0314 Comments

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