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Will it take an act of God?

5 Apr, '0617 Comments

“Despite the presence of a large number of Saudi women drivers in Bahrain, not a single case of traffic violation has been registered against them,” Al-Riyadh Arabic daily quoted Sameem as saying. Bahrain’s traffic department has issued driving licenses to 1,107 Saudi women, Sameem confirmed. He said Saudi women have displayed exceptional control and concentration […]

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MPs want Islamic law to curb crime

MPs want Islamic law to curb crime

5 Apr, '0679 Comments

A Bahraini MP yesterday called for the gradual introduction of Sharia (Islamic) law to deal with all criminals. Another claimed that thieves should have their hands chopped off because “God ordered us to do so”. However, one described the punishment as unfair if adulterers are not stoned. The comments were made in parliament yesterday as […]

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We deserve the parliament we vote for

We deserve the parliament we vote for

29 Nov, '0561 Comments

We shouldn’t really cry over Friday sermons delivered by a right honourable member of parliament, religious leader and imam Shaikh Jassim Al-Saidi when he ends his sermons with: اللهم إلعن اليهود Ùˆ النصارى Ùˆ الرافضه Ùˆ أرني فيهم يوماً أسود Oh Allah curse the Jews, Christians and the Shi’a and show me in them a […]

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History? What the hell for?!

18 Jul, '0520 Comments

These are the kind of MPs we have: Mr Al Mo’awda said he was not proud for the country to be associated with the burial mounds. “We must have pride in our Islamic roots and not some ancient civilisation from another place and time, which has only given us a jar here and a bone […]

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Mohammed Khalid’s Heroes

Mohammed Khalid’s Heroes

8 Jul, '0510 Comments

On the 6th of this month, we woke up to the news that the Bahrain Charge d’Affairs in Iraq has been shot and wounded in a botched kidnapping attempt. Hassan Al-Ansari’s quick thinking saved his life. In a separate incident, the Egyptian ambassador was kidnapped, and later killed according to reports. Terrorists in Iraq seem […]

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