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The story of an Israeli soldier

The story of an Israeli soldier

25 Jul, '141 Comment

It’s interesting to hear the experience of an Israeli soldier who questioned why. An interesting perspective and an eye opening one. “All of us want to be at the right place and the right time when history is knocking on our door, and history is knocking now and all of you need to be at […]

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LEAVE!

LEAVE!

18 Jul, '148 Comments

“Like it or not, I shall remain…” I’m not very proud of being an Arab at this point in time. Listless and worthless. Amidst a region who spend the most on military and police equipment, yet are happy enough to exclusively direct those inward at their own people while brothers and sisters – within their […]

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Give peace a chance

Give peace a chance

12 Jul, '143 Comments

I just realised that I would LOVE the opportunity NOT to post any political stuff or even think about politics. Ever. Or at least for a reasonable period of time. Bahrain, Palestine, Israel, Iraq, Syria etc are bloody tiring. When will the day come when we can forget about strife and concentrate on living, actually […]

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The reality of doing business in the Middle East

The reality of doing business in the Middle East

11 Jul, '140 Comments

I’m doing some research into the small business environment in the Middle East with the view of introducing an innovative program to help Bahraini youth to make entrepreneurship their choice, their preferred career path. The program is part of the Entrepreneurs’ Organisation. It’s the Global Student Entrepreneur Award, or GSEA for short. Reading some of […]

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Body signals, and why I should have listened to them

Body signals, and why I should have listened to them

1 Jul, '143 Comments

What I thought was simple enough muscle strain due to the half-marathon I completed in Athens in May, and is fixable by physio therapy, turned out to be a lot more severe! A couple of weeks after my return, I thought to finally listen to my body signals and go see a specialist. I consulted […]

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