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A present to Ali Matter and his lot

A present to Ali Matter and his lot

24 Apr, '0617 Comments

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, this is a special lash and mask kit I would like to present to our dear member of parliament Ali Mattar who suggested the very valid and totally workable solution to penalise errant journalists… WHIP THEIR ASS! And of course Mattar is going to wear that mask while he’s doling out […]

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Dr. Munira Fakhro

Dr. Munira Fakhro

20 Apr, '0620 Comments

“When the political turmoil happened in the 1990s, I signed a petition for the return of democracy and for a parliament, as one of the fourteen leaders, and the only woman, I added a paragraph on women’s equality. I realised there was great injustice during the 1990s which was happening to a large number of […]

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World’s biggest hat made in Bahrain

World’s biggest hat made in Bahrain

18 Apr, '0646 Comments

World’s biggest hat ever made has been unveiled here on the sideline of the Middle East Exhibition and Conference for Professions, Education and Training 2006 opened here on Tuesday in Bahrain. The 6 m x 6 m x 4.5 m – hat will be officially estimated by representatives of Guiness [sic] World Records Encyclopedia. The […]

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Saint WHAT?

8 Apr, '065 Comments

How incompetent is the Bahrain News Agency? Well, here’s your answer, if you need convincing that is: PM leaves for UK date: 08 04, 2006 Manama, April. 8 (BNA) Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa left here today on several days visit to the United Kingdom to attend the graduation of his grandson […]

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YES! The law seems to be working…

YES! The law seems to be working…

5 Apr, '0616 Comments

I was so glad to read in the papers this morning that the owner of the fateful Al-Dana dhow has been remanded in custody for 7 days by the public prosecutor and that he is facing manslaughter charges that if convicted will land him in prison for 5 years. This is not an attack on […]

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