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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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Al-Hammar

Al-Hammar

30 Jun, '0614 Comments

الحمّار, originally uploaded by malyousif. It is quite surprising that some people in the various villages of Bahrain still depend on donkeys for their transport and work them too. This man is collecting the grass-cuttings off the local park presumably to use as donkey/cow feed. Have a nice Friday… I’m just chillin’ today waiting for […]

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Nasser Al-Yousif

Nasser Al-Yousif

16 Jun, '06147 Comments

Nasser Al-Yousif, originally uploaded by malyousif. My father passed away this morning after a long illness. He leaves behind a family with rich memories of a good father, an excellent friend, and a world-class artist. Through him, his sons Mahmood, Jamal, Kamal and Hani, as well as his daughters Abeer and Maha, and his loving […]

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Google Earth Does Bahrain

Google Earth Does Bahrain

12 Jun, '0648 Comments

In high resolution no less! Have a look at my brief tour of the Islands, and see if you can recognise any of these landmarks. Google Earth is a free program which is easily downloaded and installed, of course as its main use is to display images, it might eat up your bandwidth, so watch […]

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Island no more…

12 Jun, '0622 Comments

Bahrain used to be a collection of islands, each surrounded – obviously – by water. That virtually stopped when the King Fahad Causeway opened, and now it is further strengthened by the signing of the agreements to construct another causeway, this time between Bahrain and Qatar. Apart from this being a huge step for business […]

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