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26th Bloggers’ Gathering

25 Feb, '0710 Comments

Due to other commitments, both Mohammed Al-Maskati and I won’t be able to attend the forthcoming bloggers’ gathering which is supposed to be held on March 1st, therefore, could we ask you to delay it to the next Thursday for this once please? If that is acceptable to you, the 26th Bloggers’ Gathering will be […]

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Duct Taped Airplane!

Duct Taped Airplane!

22 Feb, '0725 Comments

Duct Taped Airplane!, originally uploaded by malyousif. Duct tape is a very versatile medium. It’s used to tape ducks up of course and other much more mundane things like securing airplane components… Like this example in Gulf Air’s A320 (registration ER) I flew back on from Kuwait yesterday where it was used to hold the […]

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Sad day for freedom of expression

Sad day for freedom of expression

22 Feb, '0724 Comments

This is a very sad day for the freedom of expression in the Middle East: Egyptian Blogger Sentenced to Prison ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — An Egyptian blogger was convicted of insulting Islam and President Hosni Mubarak and sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday in Egypt’s first prosecution of a blogger. Abdel Kareem Nabil, a […]

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Goooood Morning Kuwait!

Goooood Morning Kuwait!

21 Feb, '0727 Comments

It was a good show and I met with great people who I have admired for a long time. It was wonderful to put faces to name and online personalities. The discussion was excellent, though probably too short of course to cover all the topics we wanted to cover; however, it is enough to entice […]

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Gulf blogging scene on Kuwait TV

20 Feb, '0718 Comments

I’ll be off to Kuwait this afternoon to appear on Dr. Shafiq Al-Ghabra’s forthcoming “Diwaniyat Al-Isbou – ديوانية الإسبوع” as one of the participants on the program which deals with the “Blogging Phenomenon” in Kuwait specifically and the Gulf generally. I am so looking forward to this! The program will be recorded tonight, but I […]

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