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The Typical<strike>ly Arab</strike> Politicians’ Way of Resolving Differences of Opinion

The Typically Arab Politicians’ Way of Resolving Differences of Opinion

11 Jul, '123 Comments

Don’t agree? Step 1: Remove shoe Step 2: Throw shoe in the direction of the opponent Step 3: If all else fails: shoot the bitch and be done with it The world is no dire need of anyone who differs with you anyway. Oh, and do that on live television in view of the whole […]

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IAA dreaming?

IAA dreaming?

28 Dec, '114 Comments

Here’s a bit of news which does not add up: Bahrain has been picked to host the headquarters for Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal’s new international Arabic news network despite months of unrest, according to the tiny Gulf kingdom’s media oversight authority. Alwaleed’s channel, dubbed Alarab, will be based in the Bahraini capital Manama’s […]

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LOST, re-enacted in 1 minute

LOST, re-enacted in 1 minute

26 May, '100 Comments

I stopped watching LOST after the second season. I just couldn’t handle all the bullshit plots they were throwing at me and I couldn’t be bothered subscribing to that “intelligent” crap that its followers gave it like:

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Correcting a wrong

Correcting a wrong

20 Jun, '084 Comments

Remember that debacle where the Arab world agreed to “protect our traditional values” by curtailing freedoms of expression especially that of news television channels? You know, the news channels who normally criticise established regimes, specifically Aljazaeera and to some extent Alarabia? That was in February earlier this year, and only Lebanon objected to such a […]

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Honeymoon over at the MoI?

8 Apr, '0813 Comments

Heh, the brand new and I must say very photogenically handsome minister seems to be on a miss-step – I don’t want to say that he’s just following on from whence others have trod before him, that would be too strong, I hope – but with statements as those which appeared in today’s GDN give […]

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