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One Palestinian Pound

One Palestinian Pound

15 Jul, '0627 Comments

One Palestinian Pound, originally uploaded by malyousif. I visited my sister Maha’s workplace (Palace Enterprises) this morning and had the good fortune to also visit one of the owners of the company, Waleed Al-Rayyis, who is an avid currency collector and a pleasure to talk to. One of the rare notes he’s got in the […]

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Saeed Mosque

Saeed Mosque

25 Jun, '0644 Comments

Saeed Mosque, originally uploaded by malyousif. I visited the old neighbourhood this morning on the way to pay my respects to the Khalaf family (our neighbours of old) for the passing of their doyen. On the way back, I shot several pictures of the neighbourhood I grew up in in central Manama on my mobile […]

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MUSCATI is a CRIMINAL!

MUSCATI is a CRIMINAL!

30 Apr, '065 Comments

He had this, and threw it away! He just threw away the origin of the revolution called the Internet (ok, I’m emotional and exaggerating, but hey..) while spring cleaning! Muscati spring DOESN’T EVEN EXIST IN THE GULF WHACHWRONGWIVYOU? You go an throw away A SPECTRUM+?! Man, I’m jumping on a plane right now to come […]

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Truth & Reconciliation!

22 Apr, '0617 Comments

The best news to come out of Bahrain for a very very long time… this could be the very thing we need to turn a new page for the whole community, after 30 very dark years: Justice and reconciliation in the Bahrain reform process will come under the spotlight at a five-day conference organised by […]

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History? What the hell for?!

18 Jul, '0520 Comments

These are the kind of MPs we have: Mr Al Mo’awda said he was not proud for the country to be associated with the burial mounds. “We must have pride in our Islamic roots and not some ancient civilisation from another place and time, which has only given us a jar here and a bone […]

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