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Of course the ministers were cleared!

Of course the ministers were cleared!

13 May, '084 Comments

Municipalities and Agriculture Affairs Minister Mansoor bin Rajab – who had been accused of financial, administrative and constitutional irregularities – was cleared by a parliamentary committee yesterday. […] Cabinet Affairs Minister Shaikh Ahmed bin Ateyatala Al Khalifa had always denied keeping Bahrain’s population explosion a secret. However, he was let off the hook yesterday by […]

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M.Report S01E13 – Thoughts on Parliamentary Inquiries

30 Apr, '082 Comments

Maybe it was just as well that I was pessimistic about parliament ever being effective last night. Today’s news is proof, yet again, that I was right.

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Change at the GDN?

Change at the GDN?

11 Mar, '0833 Comments

You know how much I love the GDN, right? And hold it at the highest regards? Yes, I’m being sarcastic here, but even with that, I am really surprised by a few changes in their reportage I have witnessed over the last few weeks; one might even use the adjective “daring” to describe some of […]

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Parliament suspends its authority

Parliament suspends its authority

11 Mar, '0814 Comments

For the third week running, parliament abrogates its basic responsibility to oversee the operation of the executive branch by completely negating both the Constitution and Parliamentary Bylines. [audio clip] I feel that this “experiment” might have reached an impasse now. I don’t foresee an effective way forward other than going back to the drawing board […]

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Damn, missed it!

28 Feb, '081 Comment

Whenever I’m away, the first thing I do when I wake up is check the news back home. It continuously brings me back to our own version of surreal reality. Yesterday’s news hit the mark quite squarely, thank you very much; our illustrious parliament dropped the second impeachment proceedings [translate] against a sitting minister. Of […]

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