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Reprieve for Al-Wasat

Reprieve for Al-Wasat

8 May, '113 Comments

It’s with pleasure that I read that Al-Wasat‘s investors have decided to rescind their previous decision to close down the paper. The board of directors has now decided to continue publishing the paper under their new management. Regardless of my personal apprehensions on its current editorial direction, and my sadness for the forced resignation by […]

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Should the pictures be released?

Should the pictures be released?

7 May, '1132 Comments

I couldn’t have put it better myself. Thank you Jon. Another thought: people in Bahrain should look in the mirror whenever they utter words such as “no forgiveness”, “retribution”, “traitor”, “them”, “enemy” and the like as Jon’s observation applies too; however in our situation, even though some gold coin might very well be left behind […]

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Overdue reactions

Overdue reactions

1 May, '1150 Comments

‏For those Bahrainis who have a decent brain cell left, please read, re-read and question what you’re doing to this country by dancing over the cadavers of who should be your brothers and sisters in nationality if nothing else. ‏This war of eradication must stop. The retribution must stop. This witch hunt must stop. ‏Everything […]

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Khobiz!

Khobiz!

26 Apr, '1128 Comments

What unites a country? What unites people? What unites a family? Food, probably, is one of the most uniting factors known to man! So in celebration of Bahrain and its people, in an attempt to show that we are all really one with the same passions, needs and aspirations. In an attempt to show that […]

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Heirlooms

Heirlooms

24 Apr, '110 Comments

We’re innundated with various kinds of tomatos from our vegetable garden; cherry, regular and also these huge monsters, the heirloom tomatoes. I think next year I’ll half the amount of plants in that patch just so we can handle the volume 🙂 What helped this year with the produce is that we regularly gave a […]

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