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Jazz and Blues on a full moon lit night

Jazz and Blues on a full moon lit night

13 Mar, '069 Comments

So there IS potential in Bahrain for enjoying oneself! That’s the biggest revelation to me over the last couple of nights where we both enjoyed and soaked in cultural experiences which will last with those present for a long time to come. The moon was full, the Arad Fort setting was beautiful, the weather tolerable, […]

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Haidar

Haidar

9 Feb, '0662 Comments

Ashoora procession/haidar, originally uploaded by jamalaly. Images of commemoration of Imam Hussain‘s martyrdom in Karbalah on the 10th of Muharram in 680 CE. The “haidar” is a barbaric and completely unwarranted and unneeded custom which does more damage to Shiism than anything else. The Shi’as pride themselves as “progressive” in that they have “Ijtihad” which […]

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Sows ears and silk purses

8 Dec, '0519 Comments

What is it about us that we continue to feel the victim and then in order to do something about the situation we simply blame anyone but ourselves? For two days at the Arab Thought Foundation’s Arab and World Media Conference in Dubai I’ve heard one speaker after another emphasize the fact that we are […]

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