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US State Dept Censures Bahrain

US State Dept Censures Bahrain

17 Sep, '1011 Comments

Some of our illustrious press carried a doctored translation in Arabic of what the US State Department spokesman said when asked about the deteriorating security situation in Bahrain. In some of the local press, Facebooked by his majesty’s media advisor and Al-Ayam Media Empire owner Nabeel Al-Hamar.

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Leader by force, or just a farce?

Leader by force, or just a farce?

16 Sep, '107 Comments

My friend Dina brought this article up in her Facebook update which I though was utterly hilarious and very symptomatic of our Arab states. Have a gawk at this: Yep, my friends. To the uninitiated, this picture is the ultimate for the Arab Umma. An Arab (as old as the Pharaoh mind you) is leading […]

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Congratulations? Really? Really?

Congratulations? Really? Really?

30 Aug, '106 Comments

Two men suspected of attempting to assassinate the editor of a Bahrain newspaper have been arrested early this morning. The duo, aged 27 and 21, have admitted attacking Al Watan managing editor Muhannad Abu Zeitoun, Public Security chief Major General Tariq bin Dayna said. They have been referred to the Public Prosecution, he said. Mr […]

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Spinning it, or just fucking selfish and STUPID?

Spinning it, or just fucking selfish and STUPID?

31 Jul, '104 Comments

For all that’s bloody well holy… have a look a this shite: BAHRAIN is the fifth most thriving country in the Middle East, according to a new study. Beautiful, right? Ok, Carry On™ – courtesy of the local rag: The “Island of Smiles” was ranked 48th out of 155 countries around the world in the […]

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They bloody well deserve it!

They bloody well deserve it!

30 Jul, '101 Comment

The £1.2 million Koenigsegg CCXR and £350,000 Lamborghini Murcielago LP670-4 SuperVeloce were parked outside the London department store last week. Crowds of tourists watched in disbelief as a traffic warden first ticketed then clamped both vehicles – which are custom-made in the royal family’s distinctive “baby blue” colour. The cars belong to the oil-rich Al-Thani […]

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