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Martyrs

Martyrs

5 Sep, '152 Comments

There’s nothing more sacred than giving one’s life up to serve one’s country, to protect it and repel its enemies. Those are the courageous heroes. The few amongst the many. Who sacrifice their lives such. My condolences to the families and friends of the martyred soldiers and to Bahrain. I remember that I proposed the creation […]

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Moral Bankruptcy of the Arab World

Moral Bankruptcy of the Arab World

31 Aug, '153 Comments

After a recent visit, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Peter Maurer, declared: “Yemen after five months looks like Syria after five years.” – BBC What started as hope for change for the better, hope for a better future, hope for democracy and human rights, soon descended into calculated chaos. […]

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Battle of the Telcos has started!

Battle of the Telcos has started!

2 Mar, '1018 Comments

Here’s the VIVA ad this morning thanking the people of Bahrain for their welcome and for the unmitigated success of their number launch campaign: and a couple of pages later we find Bateclo has taken the top half of the page with this: Which is a deep poke in VIVA’s eye! The background of this […]

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Charlie Wilson’s War

Charlie Wilson’s War

10 Jan, '0840 Comments

We’ve just come back from watching Charlie Wilson’s War [IMDB] which we enjoyed, generally, except for the various obvious censored parts which was extremely annoying and yet another affirmation of my hating to watch movies in cinemas in Bahrain. I suspect that the ham fisted attempts at controlling what we view this time is not […]

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Beneficial conflicts

Beneficial conflicts

10 Dec, '0730 Comments

I’ve just come back from a very interesting talk given by Dr. Khaled Abdulla who was a guest speaker at tonights Rotary Club of Adliya meeting. Dr. Khaled is one of the pre-eminent economists in Bahrain as his very successful career asserts. In tonight’s talk entitled “Oil Prices and Impact on the Economy“, he posed […]

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