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Khaled-the-knife

Khaled-the-knife

13 Dec, '071 Comment

Rarely do I enjoy commentary like that of Khaled Al-Mutawwa of Al-Wasat. His studied acerbic style cuts through the chaff and gets to the crux of the issue in a language few of his fellow columnists master. Today, his forthright and deep analysis was put to good use to serve some rather sour-tasting medicine to […]

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Go to sleep “shaikh”

Go to sleep “shaikh”

15 Oct, '077 Comments

This is one of the best satirical and a direct punch to the guts piece by Mohammed Al-Othman, the columnist at Al-Wasat newspaper and ends it with exposing a scandal! Whether Bahrainis will do anything about it (if tree of course) is anyone’s guess.. but I personally won’t hold my breath. I don’t have time […]

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Satanwala rises anew

Satanwala rises anew

2 Aug, '0717 Comments

And he’s got a new recruit too. The surprising thing – well, unsurprising really – is that this “phenomenon” seems to be a feature of the Muslim Brotherhood specifically. First it was our effervescent Mo Khalid, the original Satanwala, then now it’s the big kahuna at Al-Menbar Islamic Society who has done some “good Internet […]

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The evils of Secularism

The evils of Secularism

17 Jul, '070 Comments

by Al-Wasat‘s cartoon artist Hussain Al-Shakhoori caption: placard reads: “Down with Secularism”, the shadow reads: “Secularism”

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Bahraini Blogwars

19 May, '072 Comments

There is an excellent investigative and opinion piece in Al-Wasat today about blogs and blogging in Bahrain by Adel Marzooq (Arabic). He raises quite a number of questions which require some mulling over and addressed – maybe at our next bloggers’ gathering or through a series of posts (or podcasts?) as thinking about them can […]

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