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Wall of WHAT?

Wall of WHAT?

27 Aug, '1122 Comments

I know I know, I’m a glutton for punishment. That’s why even while on holiday, I can’t help but follow the news in Bahrain; but then I give myself a break and some hilarity by reading the Bahraini local papers online and chief amongst those providing me of some merriment of course are the sycophantic […]

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Dossary operates by foreign remote control

Dossary operates by foreign remote control

27 Oct, '1017 Comments

Two reports in this morning’s GDN and the Daily Tribune suggest that one of the candidates of the Southern Governate has practically pulled out of the race in favour of his opponent even though he got through to the second round. The reason given for his withdrawal is quite intriguing, but I suspect should even […]

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Waad concludes electioneering campaign, calls for unity

Waad concludes electioneering campaign, calls for unity

22 Oct, '102 Comments

I’ve just come back from the last election rally for Waad on the night of the 21 October before the polls open on Saturday 23 October to receive Bahrainis who will cast their ballots for parliamentary and municipal councillors for a four year term, the third such event in Bahrain’s modern history. The rally took […]

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A truck load of cash for 2nd place?

A truck load of cash for 2nd place?

21 Oct, '109 Comments

So far, Khalid Al-Shaer, the candidate running for the 4th District in the Central Governate against Dr. Muneera Fakhro of Waad is in second place, according to this poll in Al-Wasat this morning in which Mr. Alshaer got 29% against Dr. Muneera Fakhro’s 43%. Quite surprising really as his purported electioneering budget needs a truck […]

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MUHARRAQ! Forgive me for leaving!

MUHARRAQ! Forgive me for leaving!

21 Oct, '1013 Comments

I wish I never left Muharraq. We lived in Arad for about 5 years in the 90s and it was great there. True, a rented house, but the neighbourhood, the people, and the feelings were unique, like no where else in Bahrain. It is not strange, therefore, that the island boasts the most integrated, and […]

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