Tag: Miscellany

Divided Island?

29 Jul, '0735 Comments

Al-Jazeera English’s Abdulrahman Al-Shayyal produced a short documentary to explore the sectarian divide in Bahrain. He came and interviewed me amongst many other Bahrainis to find out the underlying reason that these tensions exist. Here’s the segment he produced:

Continue Reading »

The comeuppance of Mohammed Khalid

The comeuppance of Mohammed Khalid

21 Jul, '0715 Comments

Mohammed Khalid is one of those controversial personalities. He has gained notoriety by his outward sectarianism. He has not shied away from those controversies but on the contrary, welcomed them! Even the hallowed halls of parliament did not deter him from being involved in not only shouting matches but physical violence which earned a black […]

Continue Reading »

Summer siesta to be rolled out tomorrow

Summer siesta to be rolled out tomorrow

11 Jul, '076 Comments

Much to the chagrin of some contractors, it looks like the Ministry of Labour is rolling out their Ministerial Order for outdoors work stoppage from 12 noon to 4pm starting tomorrow. The Order was apparently published in the Official Gazette today. I got this cute poster from the Ministry of Labour to celebrate the event:

Continue Reading »

Shariatmadari is still smartin’

Shariatmadari is still smartin’

11 Jul, '0757 Comments

Al-Waqt brought the following to our attention this morning: استنكرت فعاليات سياسية ونيابية ورسمية ادعاءات أحد المسؤولين الإيرانيين الذي اعتبر البحرين جزءا من الأراضي الإيرانية. فقد جاء مقال مندوب مرشد الثورة الإسلامية الإيرانية ومدير تحرير صحيفة كيهان حسين شريعتمداري بعد يوم واحد من تسلم الرئيس الإيراني أوراق اعتماد راشد بن سعد الدوسري كسفير فوق العادة […]

Continue Reading »

Nothings

Nothings

10 Jul, '0724 Comments

Nothings, originally uploaded by malyousif. I met a beautiful young lady this morning. She was running on the beach and our paths briefly crossed. I was sweating, she was shining. I stopped her: “Hello, my name is Mahmood” “Hi” “I am 45. May I invite you to be my mid-life crisis?” She laughed, briefly hugged […]

Continue Reading »

Back to Top