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The USA is no longer a destination of choice

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On 21st March the TSA and Homeland Security are expected to announce their banning of electronic devices larger than a mobile phone on some flights to and from the USA. This ban will be in effect on certain airlines and countries. There appears to be ten airports from¬†eight Muslim countries affected, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan and Egypt. On first read, I feel that this is a funny joke of the day. Yet another brainfart …

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To tattoo or not to tattoo

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Until today, I was ambivalent to against tattoos. I can tolerate them on other people’s skin as it’s their skin, not mine. It’s their personal freedom and nothing to do with me. But today… oh today… I am ALL FUCKING FOR TATTOOS AND WILL GET SOME ON MY SKIN. I’LL GET INKED. And to the right honourable¬†parliamentarians who have nothing better to do than to ban things left and right without any regard to personal …

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Gudaybia School of Booze, Witchcraft and Wizardry

Parliament’s session was actually halted yesterday due to our illustrious MPs entering into a heated argument with the Minister of Justice. Normal in parliamentary circles one might expect, yes I know, but in which parliament in the world worth its salt actually waste an already shortened term with discussing laws criminalising sorcery and witchcraft? None, I am sure. The minister rightly suggested that these things – if present – should be treated as fraud and as …

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New heights in segregation demanded

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Al-Wefaq doesn’t seem to be too busy these days, especially as its demand to question Attiyatallah has now passed to the Services Committee. So, it keep the ball rolling, they’ve tabled an urgent motion demanding segregation of care givers by their gender: Same-sex doctors call Bahraini MPs are demanding that doctors and nurses be allowed to treat only patients of the same sex, except in emergency cases. Patients are complaining that male staff are examining female …

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