Tag: bahrain

Khobiz!

Khobiz!

26 Apr, '1128 Comments

What unites a country? What unites people? What unites a family? Food, probably, is one of the most uniting factors known to man! So in celebration of Bahrain and its people, in an attempt to show that we are all really one with the same passions, needs and aspirations. In an attempt to show that […]

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Martial law, or low-grade civil war?

Martial law, or low-grade civil war?

15 Mar, '1152 Comments

My mind is in absolute turmoil. Sitting in Vancouver airport awaiting my interminable flights to get back home, I can’t prevent myself from repeatedly asking: What am I going back to? A country on the prcipesce of civil war where one is marked by the sect he or she was born into. No longer people, […]

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شرارة واحدة قد تكفي

شرارة واحدة قد تكفي

9 Mar, '1113 Comments

كما بدأت الحرب العظمى برصاصة يتيمة، فالبحرين أيضاً معرضة للإنزلاق في فوضى حقيقية بسبب حادثة غبية واحدة لا معنى لها، فلم تصبح الأرضية لدينا مهيأة لمثل هذا الانزلاق في هاوية الجحيم كما هي مهيئة اليوم.   لا أريد أن أنزلق إلى الاسهاب في تفاصيل الحوادث التي افتعلها المتطرفون من الطرفين، فما يدعو للارتياح حتى الآن […]

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This is my Bahrain [Audio/Video]

This is my Bahrain [Audio/Video]

9 Mar, '115 Comments

A while ago a friend compiled this mix of various Bahrainis reflecting on what makes this place their Bahrain. I was one of those. My words were taken from a short video I’ve done regarding the planned demolition of some ancient burial mounds. I like the result. I hope you like it too: [audio:ThisIsMyBahrain.mp3] [download] […]

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Al-Qaeda exposes itself in Bahrain

Al-Qaeda exposes itself in Bahrain

5 Mar, '11130 Comments

A scuffle broke out in Hamad Town between Bahrainis and recently naturalized Bahrainis in which wooden planks, knives and swords were used. A good summary of this recent event is available on GlobalVoices. This is not the first time troubles between these groups happen. Hamad Town is a council housing estate built to benefit low […]

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