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15 seconds of fame = 1 billion?

15 seconds of fame = 1 billion?

3 Jun, '08136 Comments

Hardly, but a twit at the municipal council is vehemently opposing it for some farcical excuses, wrapped up in Class A Xenophobia. Here are some of Mr. Hameed Al-Basri brainfarts which he is using in the hope of putting the kibosh on the project: it would result in the area being “invaded” by foreigners with […]

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M.Report S01E12 – Hayfa Wahbi, a clear and present danger

28 Apr, '0816 Comments

Hayfa Wahbi continues to create uncomfortable waves to our dear beloved parliamentarians.

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Diamond in the rough

Diamond in the rough

14 Apr, '080 Comments

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I drove over a waste ground this afternoon and was faced with a huge number of these flowers growing by themselves in the wild. I had to get out of my car to investigate and was gobsmacked to find out that these bushes (and plenty of them) are capers! […]

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déjà vu

déjà vu

6 Feb, '084 Comments

The current climate is in marked contrast to that in 2005, when King Abdullah came to the throne promising change. Having pinned their hopes on him, reformists now feel he has failed to deliver. Saudi blogger Fouad al-Farhan has been detained since December for speaking out on behalf of the jailed reformists. BBC – Whatever […]

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Bahrain’s 36th National Day

Bahrain’s 36th National Day

16 Dec, '077 Comments

Euphorbia Milli Hybrid, originally uploaded by malyousif. Vicious thorns, little flower, true. But both create a wonderful sight. I love Euphorbia millis. Happy National Day!

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