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Fishy logic

Fishy logic

21 Jun, '0713 Comments

The huge Bahrain Bay development on the coast of Manama, virtually next to the Bahrain Financial Harbour development and opposite those energy efficient Bahrain World Trade Twin Towers, is experiencing a little problem with the little reef they are built upon so as a responsible company, they applied for permission to eradicate those pesky reefs […]

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Effecting Change from the Inside

Effecting Change from the Inside

31 May, '0711 Comments

They said – as I have – that it is best to effect change from the inside rather than shout directions from the outside. This plan doesn’t seem to be working somehow: نكثت الكتل النيابية بوعدها بتمرير اقتراح تعديل 3 مواد من الدستور الذي دفعت به كتلة الوفاق، ففي الوقت الذي وقع نواب يمثلون مختلف […]

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Huh? It’s not OUR fault!

Huh? It’s not OUR fault!

31 May, '0721 Comments

Such power and water cuts hamper the process of development, keep the leadership awake and bother the citizens, giving rise to a number of undesirable happenings that the government prefers to avert, the Premier said. Say again? This just doesn’t make any sense and is probably just the standard copy-paste Google translation by the illustrious […]

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Hold the presses, Attiyatallah wants to be questioned!

9 May, '0710 Comments

عطية الله: لاتبوق ولا تخاف Here you go, he said it himself: “don’t steal, don’t be afraid” (of questioning). The honourable minister of cabinet affairs Ahmed Attiyatallah is not afraid of being questioned because he doesn’t have anything to hide. Well, give the man a biscuit, put him on stand and ask him the questions […]

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Math skills are good to have

2 Apr, '0710 Comments

For instance, when someone tells you that Bahrain will receive a “flood of 100,000 fans” for the forthcoming F1 (people, not those devices which circulate the air), and you know that the maximum capacity of that venue is 45,000 that means that either someone seriously miscalculated the popularity of that sport and undervalued the capacity […]

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