Tag: royal-family

Damn, missed it!

28 Feb, '081 Comment

Whenever I’m away, the first thing I do when I wake up is check the news back home. It continuously brings me back to our own version of surreal reality. Yesterday’s news hit the mark quite squarely, thank you very much; our illustrious parliament dropped the second impeachment proceedings [translate] against a sitting minister. Of […]

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Country Divided

8 Jul, '0714 Comments

Strategic rift in Bahrain’s royal court Some members of the ruling family reportedly back hard-line Sunni groups; others advise helping disenfranchised Shiites. Leading members of Bahrain’s royal family have thrown their weight behind hard-line Sunni Muslim groups, some of whom share the outlook of Al Qaeda, in an attempt to counter a perceived Shiite threat, […]

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