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The Bahrain Situation, explained in a single graphic

The Bahrain Situation, explained in a single graphic

17 May, '134 Comments

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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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The Multitasking Dhahrani

The Multitasking Dhahrani

29 Dec, '116 Comments

If there ever was a time for the Tim Allen grunt, this is most definitely it! $9.5m mosque reconstruction deal is signed Posted on » Thursday, December 29, 2011 A CONTRACT to rebuild the $9.5 million (BD3.6m) King Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Mosque on a 10,000sqm plot in Umm Al Hassam was signed yesterday […]

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How to alienate sympathisers to your cause

How to alienate sympathisers to your cause

2 Nov, '1111 Comments

Like just about everybody in Bahrain, I’ve been caught in traffic due to roads being closed either by physical objects, oil spilled on the road or a combination of both. The end result of course is that the demonstrators want their message to be received by those in charge that they have legitimate demands and […]

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Oh the irony! Anwar calls the BBC yellow!

Oh the irony! Anwar calls the BBC yellow!

2 Nov, '116 Comments

Read these gems, but please hold your laughter! Why the BBC ‘has let down Bahrain’s people’ By Arthur Macdonald, GDN, Posted on » Wednesday, November 02, 2011 MANAMA: The British Broadcasting Corporation moved from being a globally respected news organisation to joining the ranks of the yellow press during the unrest in Bahrain. That is […]

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Improving Safety at Saar Cinema

Improving Safety at Saar Cinema

9 Jul, '1112 Comments

We went to the Saar Cinema this evening to watch the very excellent Horrible Bosses (which I shall get on DVD once it’s available, it’s that hilarious!) but that’s not the main story, the main one is the utter disbelief that we witnessed when we exited Cinema 1, where the main emergency exit is located, […]

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Bahrain’s, conducive to doing business?

Bahrain’s, conducive to doing business?

27 Feb, '1113 Comments

Got to get this off my chest. I want to start a new company specialising in offering web solutions. No big deal, I hear you say, and you’re right and am in total agreement with you, as this particular activity is prevalent and school kids of all ages are very capable of offering such service […]

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e-What?

e-What?

10 Feb, '115 Comments

We submitted a site for the eContent Awards this year and completed the required steps – except for one. They just called me to encourage me to complete the process. What is it that the eContent want us to do in order to be eligible for the award? TAKE 15 SCREEN SHOTS, PUT THEM ON […]

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Leader by force, or just a farce?

Leader by force, or just a farce?

16 Sep, '107 Comments

My friend Dina brought this article up in her Facebook update which I though was utterly hilarious and very symptomatic of our Arab states. Have a gawk at this: Yep, my friends. To the uninitiated, this picture is the ultimate for the Arab Umma. An Arab (as old as the Pharaoh mind you) is leading […]

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Congratulations? Really? Really?

Congratulations? Really? Really?

30 Aug, '106 Comments

Two men suspected of attempting to assassinate the editor of a Bahrain newspaper have been arrested early this morning. The duo, aged 27 and 21, have admitted attacking Al Watan managing editor Muhannad Abu Zeitoun, Public Security chief Major General Tariq bin Dayna said. They have been referred to the Public Prosecution, he said. Mr […]

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