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Feliz Navidad and a Happy 2011 too!

Feliz Navidad and a Happy 2011 too!

24 Dec, '101 Comment

I wish you all a very merry Christmas and a fantastic, peaceful, healthy and wealthy 2011. Much love.

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How NOT to advertise

How NOT to advertise

22 Dec, '1022 Comments

Smoke and Food complaint number, originally uploaded by malyousif. New placards have appeared over the last few days on the lamp posts on the Budaiya highway telling people to call a number if they have a complaint about violations of tobacco smoking or food hygiene. Apart from the grotesque design and bad placement, the placard […]

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Christmas carols

Christmas carols

12 Dec, '1028 Comments

There are so many things happening in Bahrain at this time of the year… We normally go to one or two concerts to absorb the atmosphere. This year, we went to the Manama Singers with some of our friends and enjoyed a couple of hours listening to some carols and even joined in a couple […]

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2022

2022

2 Dec, '1013 Comments

I’ll be sixty years old then. And the pride that I feel now for having our neighbour Qatar hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022 will not have abated. Qatar has proven to all – and not just through successfully bidding for the World Cup – that it is a force to be reckoned with. It […]

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Just-in-time IISS

Just-in-time IISS

1 Dec, '101 Comment

The 7th Manama Dialogue run by the International Institute for Strategic Studies [IISS] is almost upon us. It will take place at the Ritz Carlton this weekend from Dec 3rd – 5th and will be attended by virtually the who’s-who in world’s political and security spheres.

What should the delegates really concentrate on? Will their discussions be steamrolled by Wikileaks’ Cablegate?

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