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Khaled-the-knife

Khaled-the-knife

13 Dec, '071 Comment

Rarely do I enjoy commentary like that of Khaled Al-Mutawwa of Al-Wasat. His studied acerbic style cuts through the chaff and gets to the crux of the issue in a language few of his fellow columnists master. Today, his forthright and deep analysis was put to good use to serve some rather sour-tasting medicine to […]

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Go to sleep “shaikh”

Go to sleep “shaikh”

15 Oct, '077 Comments

This is one of the best satirical and a direct punch to the guts piece by Mohammed Al-Othman, the columnist at Al-Wasat newspaper and ends it with exposing a scandal! Whether Bahrainis will do anything about it (if tree of course) is anyone’s guess.. but I personally won’t hold my breath. I don’t have time […]

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The Plinth

The Plinth

9 Oct, '070 Comments

A couple of things I really came to appreciate today: the first is the wealth of information available on the Internet, again, and the second is those manual labourers who we continuously take for granted! The story is this: I wanted to build a regular red-brick column/plinth in the Zen Garden onto which I would […]

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In FACT!

In FACT!

18 Sep, '0729 Comments

There is a new and exciting magazine in town and although still in its second issue, judging from the content so far, it is in a class on its own. It has been tackling subjects in its first two issues not pursued by others more established publications. It has a very fresh and young design […]

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The Thieving MP

The Thieving MP

17 Sep, '072 Comments

I had to laugh when I read Mohammed Al-Othman‘s column this morning and am left wondering how unpopular he will become now as “the machine” will certainly start turning and he will end up painted all the hues of the rainbow as long as it is black! هذا النائب تدرج في اللصوصية؛ فمن لص صغير […]

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