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16 labourers perish in fire at labour camp

30 Jul, '0618 Comments

My deepest condolences go to the victims and their families and friends who perished or got injured in a labour camp file last night in Gudaybiyah. It is reported that up to 300 workers lived in a single multistory building and up to 15 people were crammed into a single room. The workers are employed […]

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Pour Liban

Pour Liban

27 Jul, '0613 Comments

Al-Waqt Newspaper in Bahrain is dedicating its revenue of 29 July ’06 to the Lebanese people. I’m starting an annual subscription to Al-Waqt today. update: Banks accepting donations to the Lebanese people: National Bank of Bahrain: 99553676 Ahli United: 0016-638880-001 Bahrain & Kuwait: 100000188398 Shamel Bank: 501-2814048-101 Bahrain Islamic: 1-1084941-2-1 please check with banks to […]

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No way, not in Bahrain!

No way, not in Bahrain!

8 Jul, '0630 Comments

There is a huge part of me that refuses to believe that we – Bahrainis – are capable of doing what we see on the television news every day; the violence, the killing, the kidnapping, the vicious crime, the beatings, the terrorism, all of these things I would like to believe that they are completely […]

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Passion Flowers!

Passion Flowers!

4 Jul, '0632 Comments

Passion Flower’s side view, originally uploaded by malyousif. They’ve at last opened this morning, but only after I had left for work. My wife called me about 9am and told me that they have actually opened, FOUR of them all together! I was thrilled so much that I just HAD to get back home (ok, […]

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A fist is mightier than the word!

A fist is mightier than the word!

2 Jul, '0630 Comments

Bankruptcy comes in difference guises, the most dangerous of which of course is that which is associated with the intellect; because if one is intellectually bankrupt then everything is acceptable, even if the solution is at the cost of morals and societal norms. What then can we expect from a whole intellectually bankrupt parliament whose […]

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