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Saidi, with tail firmly between his legs, forced to apologize

Saidi, with tail firmly between his legs, forced to apologize

12 Nov, '030 Comments

The cartoon above appearing in today’s Al-Wasat Newspaper nicely sums up what the Islamist MPs in particular and the Islamists in society in general are doing to the country. The guy in the middle is the Islamist MP Jassim Al-Saidi, which is clearly indicated because he’s not wearing the “‘Iqal” – (affectionately known by various […]

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This is not my Bahrain. This is not my Islam.

This is not my Bahrain. This is not my Islam.

23 Oct, '0330 Comments

Islamist MPs Adel Al-Moawada, Mohammed Khaled Mohammed, Ali Matar, Abdulla Al-A’ali, and Hamad Al-Muhannadi tabled an urgent motion in the Bahraini Parliament to ban the Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram from performing in Bahrain citing her act as provocative, indecent and debaucherous. The motion was squarely defeated with most members including the chairman describing the motion […]

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Nancy oh Nancy, thank you for breathing life into our parliament!

Nancy oh Nancy, thank you for breathing life into our parliament!

22 Oct, '039 Comments

The Bahraini parliament yesterday was a whole lot of fun. They actually had the backbone to shoot down the motion to ban a Lebanese singer from performing in Bahrain. But to be fair, they gave the floor to one of the people tabling this motion, but he was slapped down by shutting off his mic […]

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2nd session of our parliament has started with the important motion to ban a singer from performing in Bahrain

2nd session of our parliament has started with the important motion to ban a singer from performing in Bahrain

21 Oct, '0315 Comments

Calls to ban Lebanese singer Nancy Ajram from staging a concert in Bahrain may not be discussed at today’s parliament session, sources told our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej. The issue has sowed divisions within parliament and one MP said that he would personally watch Ajram’s concert. The proposal was initially submitted by the Al […]

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Veiled women allowed to drive

Veiled women allowed to drive

9 Jul, '035 Comments

While road-deaths have increased in Bahrain from 54 in 1995 to 81 in 2002, the number of cars increased from 169,318 in 1995 to 250,978 in 2002 and not a day passes without a serious sometimes fatal road accident, we now have a law allowing veiled women to drive! That is, women who cover their […]

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