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‘Alaan’ taken to court for libel in Kuwait

‘Alaan’ taken to court for libel in Kuwait

27 Dec, '073 Comments

The Kuwait authorities levied charges of libel against Dr. Saad bin Tifla [translate], the publisher of the first online newspaper in the Gulf – Alaan – citing their Press & Publications Law of 2006. Dr Saad, an ex-minister of information in Kuwait, refuted the charges on the basis that the said law does not specify […]

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yeah baybie, GulfRun coming to Bahrain!

yeah baybie, GulfRun coming to Bahrain!

14 Nov, '0710 Comments

Kuwait (I know it’s featured in this website heavily over the last few days, but we love ’em!) is invading Bahrain. No, not to help Wagdy pack, but to bring some gorgeous cars and people for a fun weekend at the BIC this Thursday. The track will be open to whoever wants to enjoy the […]

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Televangelist besmirches Bahrain’s reputation in Kuwait

Televangelist besmirches Bahrain’s reputation in Kuwait

11 Nov, '078 Comments

استغرب التجمع الإسلامي السلفي من التصريح المنسوب إلى الدكتور وجدي غنيم، والمنشور في الصحف يوم الجمعة الماضي «والذي لم يكن تصريحا يعتذر فيه عن اساءته الفاحشة في حق الكويت وأميرها وشعبها كما هو المفترض، بل جاء ليؤكد فيه ما قاله سابقا في حق الكويت وأميرها وشعبها، فبدلا من ان يثني على أميرنا الراحل الشيخ جابر […]

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Free Bashar!

Free Bashar!

20 Aug, '0711 Comments

Some very sad news from Kuwait, a neighbouring country which we in Bahrain – and I suspect the whole Gulf – regarded until now as the beacon of democracy with the longest serving parliament in the region. A country where we celebrated their new Press and Publications Law which we again held in high regard […]

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Gulf blogging scene on Kuwait TV

20 Feb, '0718 Comments

I’ll be off to Kuwait this afternoon to appear on Dr. Shafiq Al-Ghabra’s forthcoming “Diwaniyat Al-Isbou – ديوانية الإسبوع” as one of the participants on the program which deals with the “Blogging Phenomenon” in Kuwait specifically and the Gulf generally. I am so looking forward to this! The program will be recorded tonight, but I […]

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