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The Khabbaz

The Khabbaz

15 Sep, '0610 Comments

The Khabbaz, originally uploaded by malyousif. The baker preparing to slap the dough on the wall of the clay oven. This is the traditional way in which bread in Bahrain is baked. It is also called Iranian bread or Khobbiz (hence the baker in Arabic is called Khabbaz). This Khabbaz is in Saar village. Khobbiz […]

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Special Signal 7

Special Signal 7

8 Sep, '0616 Comments

Do we even care for privacy in Bahrain at all? I honestly don’t think so, and the biggest culprit is our government.. the very same one that has been assuring us that with them forcing the issue of “smart cards” which not only contain biometric information, but your criminal, financial, and medical records amongst others […]

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The Right of Return

The Right of Return

4 Sep, '066 Comments

…to Bahrain.

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The Fish has left the island

4 Sep, '064 Comments

Chan’ad has officially left the island last Friday, swam all the way to the East Coast of the US of A to settle for a while to take care of some outstanding business. He promises to start blogging again once he’s really settled, and I look forward to read some of his insights and future […]

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Very quickly

Very quickly

3 Sep, '068 Comments

Over the last few days three things were brought to the fore in the local press after people continued to point fingers and talk about the situations in their majlises etc: one thing that has been talked about for years in Bahrain is the issue of naturalization, which is a very emotive subject with the […]

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