Tag: government

Saint WHAT?

8 Apr, '065 Comments

How incompetent is the Bahrain News Agency? Well, here’s your answer, if you need convincing that is: PM leaves for UK date: 08 04, 2006 Manama, April. 8 (BNA) Prime Minister Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa left here today on several days visit to the United Kingdom to attend the graduation of his grandson […]

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Another metric heads south

18 Mar, '0669 Comments

The US State Department released its Human Rights Report on Bahrain for 2005, and it’s not good at all. If anything, it’s probably more damning than the ones released in the 90s, considering we have democracy now and even a parliament. Thanks SBG for the heads-up.

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BAD BOYS :SMACK!: Go to the corner and face the wall!

BAD BOYS :SMACK!: Go to the corner and face the wall!

9 Mar, '0610 Comments

Meet the teacher of ethics and proper conversational respect: Mr. Abdulaziz Al-Fadhel, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mr. Al-Fadhel is not happy with those children in parliament whom he thinks are “humiliating” the government and its ministers because they don’t adopt the appropriate tone when speaking to or about them, and they don’t do […]

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Family Law, part deux

Family Law, part deux

6 Mar, '0626 Comments

Prepare yourself for another 100,000+ person march this weekend (yes, the F1 weekend!) to blackmail the parliament to rescind the Family Law the government sent it yesterday. Our e-steamed clerics are adamant that the proposed Family Law which concerns the Ja’afari sect (Shi’a) NOT be discussed and passed into law by parliament. What are their […]

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Selective snail-mail

14 Feb, '0612 Comments

As if anyone actually uses the decrepit Post Office in Bahrain… Well we do if we are absolutely forced, otherwise I have no problem of paying any of the courier companies multiples of what I would have been charged using the “services” of the post office. Why? Because to send a letter (invoice or whatever) […]

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