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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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Photo Friday: Mumms

Photo Friday: Mumms

19 Nov, '104 Comments

Chrysanthemums cluster, originally uploaded by malyousif. Hope you’re having a nice Eid break my friends… Sorry I haven’t updated for a while, work has been a bit manic, and the gumption has taken a break too it seems.

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Tastes like chicken!

Tastes like chicken!

2 Oct, '1013 Comments

Very appropriate isn’t it? Though I must say that KFC tastes SO good when you’re starving! Hat tip: thanks Mark!!

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