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Foulath on a roll.. get out of the way!

7 Dec, '035 Comments

The right honourable gentleman Mr. Faisal Foulath [FF – let’s see if you can coin an appropriate phrase with his initials – I propose the first initial should be descriptive: fat – I leave the other to your imagination] of the Shoura Council is not resting on his laurels. Oh no, not at all, he’s […]

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Marriage Fund?

6 Dec, '033 Comments

Now it’s the Shura Council’s turn to have a brain-fart. Some bright spark looked at the marriage statistics in Bahrain in 2001 and decided that not enough Bahrainis are marrying each other with most men opting to have foreign wives, so what does he propose? Throw money at the problem and it’ll go away! He’s […]

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This is not my Bahrain. This is not my Islam.

This is not my Bahrain. This is not my Islam.

23 Oct, '0330 Comments

Islamist MPs Adel Al-Moawada, Mohammed Khaled Mohammed, Ali Matar, Abdulla Al-A’ali, and Hamad Al-Muhannadi tabled an urgent motion in the Bahraini Parliament to ban the Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram from performing in Bahrain citing her act as provocative, indecent and debaucherous. The motion was squarely defeated with most members including the chairman describing the motion […]

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Veiled women allowed to drive

Veiled women allowed to drive

9 Jul, '035 Comments

While road-deaths have increased in Bahrain from 54 in 1995 to 81 in 2002, the number of cars increased from 169,318 in 1995 to 250,978 in 2002 and not a day passes without a serious sometimes fatal road accident, we now have a law allowing veiled women to drive! That is, women who cover their […]

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…and I thought democracy means constructive criticism?

11 Jun, '031 Comment

The Bahraini press is threatening national unity and abusing the democratic system, the Minister of Information was quoted as saying yesterday. Nabeel Al Hamer was quoted during a meeting with newspaper editors as saying the government will not tolerate those in the press who are trying to “sabotage” the democratic reforms. “We will not, under […]

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