Tag: Politics

Freedom of Speech my big toe!

25 Apr, '0597 Comments

Webmasters must register or face legal action Webmasters face prosecution if they defy new rules announced by Bahraini authorities. All Bahraini websites set up here or abroad must register with the Information Ministry or face legal action, it was declared yesterday. A six-month campaign is being launched next Monday to register all Bahraini websites, under […]

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Watch’em Sweat!

9 Jan, '059 Comments

2006 is oh so close I could almost smell it! Why, You ask? Elections of course! The time to boot out all of the jokers in parliament and hopefully replace them with better people who won’t chase capital away from the island, who will recognise terrorists and call them as such, who won’t object to […]

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the damsel is sulking

24 Nov, '046 Comments

All together now: ooooohhhhhhh, you pooour pooour baabieee. did Abdulnabi Salman and other MPs who uncharacteristicly stood up for the freedom of the press hurt your pooour pooour feelings? tut tut tut. Never mind, come here and get a cuddle. You can now go back into the chamber and carry on with the session. BUT […]

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Chaos as MPs clash over ban on reporter

24 Nov, '040 Comments

Parliament’s weekly session ended in chaos yesterday after MPs quarrelled over a reporter being banned from the session. Some MPs walked out in protest as Al Wasat newspaper reporter Batool Al Sayed initially refused to leave the Press box. Parliament chairman Khalifa Al Dhahrani had reportedly earlier contacted newspaper chairman Farouk Almoayyed, insisting that Ms […]

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Flip-Flopping Deputy Dawg?

Flip-Flopping Deputy Dawg?

25 Oct, '046 Comments

This should surprise us at all, we knew of his abundant qualities already with the flurry of bills and proposals he shoved down parliament’s throat over the past 2 years. We also know of his particular predilection for fame and having his picture in the papers. I don’t know why, if I had a face […]

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