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Waad concludes electioneering campaign, calls for unity

Waad concludes electioneering campaign, calls for unity

22 Oct, '102 Comments

I’ve just come back from the last election rally for Waad on the night of the 21 October before the polls open on Saturday 23 October to receive Bahrainis who will cast their ballots for parliamentary and municipal councillors for a four year term, the third such event in Bahrain’s modern history. The rally took […]

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A truck load of cash for 2nd place?

A truck load of cash for 2nd place?

21 Oct, '109 Comments

So far, Khalid Al-Shaer, the candidate running for the 4th District in the Central Governate against Dr. Muneera Fakhro of Waad is in second place, according to this poll in Al-Wasat this morning in which Mr. Alshaer got 29% against Dr. Muneera Fakhro’s 43%. Quite surprising really as his purported electioneering budget needs a truck […]

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Rangoon creeper is flowering

Rangoon creeper is flowering

11 Oct, '100 Comments

Rangoon creeper (Quisqualis indica), originally uploaded by malyousif. This climber wasn’t doing very well in a pot and it hardly flowered. I moved it into the ground last year and it seems to be happy there. After the initial shock, it’s now flowered quite nicely, much more than any time before and its scent is […]

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This is my Bahrain – a music mix

This is my Bahrain – a music mix

20 Jun, '104 Comments

A couple of days ago, a young Bahraini contacted me with information that he used one of my videos for his music. I was thrilled and not a little surprised that someone found it worthwhile to use and was eager to have a look. That effort, my friends, is represented here: Many thanks to RiXifyed […]

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Protest in Bahrain against the Israeli attack on the Freedom Flotilla

1 Jun, '100 Comments

Dr. Ali Fakhro, Bahraini intellectual, thinking and ex-minister for education and health speaking to the protesters in front of the UN House in Manama. People protested and demonstrated against the barbaric attack on the Freedom Flotilla and the killing of a large number of activists on-board. Feelings, as you will see from the video, are […]

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