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2022

2022

2 Dec, '1013 Comments

I’ll be sixty years old then. And the pride that I feel now for having our neighbour Qatar hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022 will not have abated. Qatar has proven to all – and not just through successfully bidding for the World Cup – that it is a force to be reckoned with. It […]

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And the penny drops… Bahrain-Qatar wise

And the penny drops… Bahrain-Qatar wise

28 May, '102 Comments

Try to follow this thread: Hawar islands, Zubara, International Court of Justice, Oil, Gas, Concessions, Propaganda, GCC, Fishing, 106 Sailers, Political position. Insignificance.

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Bahrain/Qatar relations on the frizz again?

Bahrain/Qatar relations on the frizz again?

26 May, '105 Comments

For days now I see daily reports in our newspapers that Bahraini fishermen, both hobbyists and professionals, have landed into hot water with our neighbourly Qatari Coastguards who seem to escort them directly to jail, without passing Go. At the last count, there appears to be 107 Bahraini fishermen in Qatari custody

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Killjoy!

Killjoy!

8 Dec, '0610 Comments

“Islam encourages everybody to practice sports and maintain physical fitness,” said the imam addressing worshippers at the Omar Bin Al Khattab mosque on Friday. Excellent.. carry on shaikh. “However, while Islam does not prohibit women taking part in sports such events should be held in places where men cannot see them and the matches should […]

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The Asian Games are HOT!

The Asian Games are HOT!

5 Dec, '0633 Comments

When Salim Al-Nabit and his friends went to see beach volleyball for the first time, they left their wives home. Al-Nabit said he would watch the bikini-clad women, but he certainly wouldn’t want his wife to do so. He was there, he added, because it was a matter of national honor. “We don’t see this […]

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