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Martyr’s Day

17 Dec, '069 Comments

Dec 17th is quite contentious in Bahrain, on one side it has been recently declared as Accession Day celebrating His Majesty’s accession to the throne, while on the other activists chose it to celebrate and commemorate the tens of martyrs who dearly laid down their lives in order to demand parliamentary life and democracy in […]

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The Lake in front of our house

The Lake in front of our house

17 Dec, '0628 Comments

The Lake in front of our house, originally uploaded by malyousif. You want to know what it means when it rains in Bahrain? Well, this picture sums it up, the streets get submerged and the municipality doesn’t come around to suck that water away, it normally is left to fester until God decides to stop […]

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Happy 35th National Day Bahrain!

16 Dec, '0635 Comments

May you live for ever!

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Regional reflections

8 Dec, '0613 Comments

First, we had that Washington Post OpEd by Obaid, a security consultant for the Saudi government, in which he opined that: In February 2003, a month before the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq, the Saudi foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, warned President Bush that he would be “solving one problem and creating five more” if he […]

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Flitty Fred

Flitty Fred

5 Dec, '0616 Comments

Meet my good friend Flitty Fred! I have no idea what this bird is, but I love it! He has a wonderful singing voice, is tiny (not more than 2 – 3 inches beak to tail) and he just cannot sit still for a microsecond. He has made my garden, this particular part of it […]

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