Tag: Miscellany

2400% increase in municipal fees!

6 Mar, '075 Comments

When neighbouring countries like Qatar provide free municipal services, water, electricity and even local telephone calls to their citizens, our government in Bahrain seem to find creative ways in which to extract more money from us! This time, it’s a little increase in municipal charges; from BD2 per month per owned household to BD50! And […]

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New Islamically sanctified energy drink announced

New Islamically sanctified energy drink announced

5 Mar, '0752 Comments

عالم سعودي يجوّز شراب بول الإبل قال المستشار القضائي بوزارة العدل السعودية الشيخ عبد المحسن العبيكان في تصريحات نشرت أمس (الأحد)ØŒ إن شرب بول الإبل جائز ‘’وليس فيه أي محظور شرعي’’ إذا كان لعلاج التهاب الكبد الوبائي. ونقلت صحيفة ‘’المدينة’’ أمس عن العبيكان قوله إن ‘’شرب أبوال الإبل وألبانها مفيد جداً، وثبت في الطب الحديث […]

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Target Practice

Target Practice

23 Feb, '0734 Comments

I am ever so grateful to the Ministry of Interior for foiling the plot to overthrow the government [Arabic], yet again, by a group of 35 youths who have confessed to not know each other yet intricately coordinate their heinous activities and practice the seditious act of throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails at printed targets […]

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The importance of education

12 Feb, '0719 Comments

I think almost everyone will agree with me that education is important, and the higher you get in the echelons of education, the higher standing you might expect in your job and career. This is quite naturally accepted worldwide, and that is why education is the highest priority for parents when preparing their children for […]

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Out on bail

Out on bail

8 Feb, '0790 Comments

UPDATE: 9feb07@09:28 It seems that this story is coming to an amicable conclusion due to sincere efforts of intermediaries in the next couple of days, where the plaintiff is said to have accepted to drop the case against Mahmood Al-Yousif in return for removing certain words from the original post published on Dec 22nd, 2006. […]

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