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Flogging the dead horse

Flogging the dead horse

22 Sep, '104 Comments

Bahrain’s Information Affairs Authority (IAA) is to get a hi-tech overhaul to boost its edge and bring it up to international standards. [source] What? AGAIN?! Isn’t it high time to just bury the carcass and be done with it? Shall I count the number of times this particular call was made and the amount of […]

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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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Confused about Human Rights Societies in Bahrain?

Confused about Human Rights Societies in Bahrain?

17 Sep, '104 Comments

I was a bit confused reading the newspapers this morning regarding two human rights societies. You might’ve been too, so let me remove some of the confusion: There is the National Human Rights Commission which is different from the Bahrain Human Rights Society. The first is a government organisation established by Royal Decree and the […]

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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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Damn it was intense!

Damn it was intense!

14 Sep, '100 Comments

Been really busy since we landed but I’m so glad to be at work today. The first day’s achievement was getting a whole pile of paperwork completed…

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