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Bandargate, closure in the offing?

I couldn’t believe my eyes when I read in the papers over the last couple of days that MP Salah Ali of Al-Menbar (Muslim Brotherhood) political bloc is spearheading a campaign to open the Bandargate scandal and issue forth a “truth and reconciliation” effort to treat and then close this folder and move on as a country. Although I want to believe Ali with every atom of my body that he has no vested interest in …

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18 MPs withdraw from parliament this morning in protest

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وأكدت الحكومة لمجلس النواب أن طلب الاستجواب المعروض مشوب بعيوب منصوص عليها في المادة (145) من اللائحة الداخلية، وبالتالي فلا يجوز التبليغ عنه، ولا يجوز أصلاً إدراجه في جدول الأعمال، وطلبت الحكومة من المجلس عدم إحالة طلب الاستجواب إلى اللجنة المختصة، إلا بعد الفصل في مسألة أولية يتوقف عليها دستورية أو عدم دستورية الاستجواب، وآلية ذلك أن يطلب الرئيس من دائرة الشئون القانونية بوصفها هيئة مستقلة لإبداء الرأي القانوني في دستورية أو عدم دستورية طلب الاستجواب، …

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Salah Ali is innocent!

This is a fabrication. I’ve just spoken to officials in both banks and they were adamant in refuting the correctness of the deposit slip. It is fake and manufactured. MP Salah Ali is innocent of this particular claim:1. The bank does NOT stamp “Signature Verified” on deposit slips, further, BISB’s signature verification stamp is in the Arabic language. 2. The account number given does not belong to Salah Ali 3. No deposit of BD4 million …

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Parliament pays VERY well for some!

Just got this in an email, a deposit slip of BD 4 MILLION, that is US$ 10.6 million, to account number 1-20853224-1 in the name of one Salah Ali Mohammed at the Bahrain Islamic Bank in the form of a cheque drawn on the HSBC bank account number 99123-1-2 cheque number 223598. The deposit slip is dated 19 Feb 2007. The only Salah Ali Mohammed I know is the honourable member of parliament and head of …

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A slip of tongue?

State something once, and you would probably be forgiven for a possible slip of the tongue, but if a it is repeated thrice – as a warning – what other explanation could there be other than the person being warned is a known repeat offender?Thus was the state of affairs between Mohammed Khaled and his boss Salah Ali last Tuesday in parliament, both of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Al-Menber political society, all of whom are purportedly …

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