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Killing with impunity

Killing with impunity

26 Dec, '102 Comments

And not only that, get the bloodied survivors to sign a no contest agreement to absolve the killer and his sponsors to boot. SURVIVORS of a tragic bus crash that killed three Bahrainis in Jordan have reportedly signed documents absolving the driver from responsibility. Caravan owner Saeed Al Durazi, who is still nursing his wounds […]

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Endemic Mismanagement?

Endemic Mismanagement?

26 Dec, '102 Comments

The government’s consolidated closing accounts for 2009 has been released to much uproar of the press, fitfully followed up by parliamentarian chagrin and threats to question ministers and impeach them should they be found wanting. Why? Because although the authorised and assigned government budget for recurrent expenditures and projects for 2009 was BD2.484 billion, only […]

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Nature’s Christmas gift to me…

Nature’s Christmas gift to me…

25 Dec, '100 Comments

[view post for video] I brought this hydrangea as a cutting from Canada last summer. I never thought that it would actually survive, it actually almost died when I planted it in a test-tube planter and almost gave up on it. I thought I won’t lose much if I plant it in the garden. It was so poor looking that

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Daily Tribune trumps the multitude of incumbents, puts them to shame

Daily Tribune trumps the multitude of incumbents, puts them to shame

24 Dec, '101 Comment

If you’re in Bahrain, you must be aware of the infamous “terrorism plotters” case, of whom my friend and fellow blogger Ali Abdulemam is one of the accused. This case, like others like it, has the now customary gag order by the court which the cowardly press go to great lengths to “respect”, rather than […]

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Feliz Navidad and a Happy 2011 too!

Feliz Navidad and a Happy 2011 too!

24 Dec, '101 Comment

I wish you all a very merry Christmas and a fantastic, peaceful, healthy and wealthy 2011. Much love.

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