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No passports needed to visit Saudi

Finally, after 25 years or so of establishing the Gulf Cooperation Council, citizens of both Bahrain and Saudi will soon be able to visit each other’s country by just using their identity card rather than a passport. This will take effect in 30 days due to an agreement signed at the Interior Ministers’s meeting in Riyadh yesterday. Thanks! That should make things a bit easier. You wouldn’t believe the number of times that I found out …

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Off to Amman, Jordan

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I’ll be off for a couple of days to Jordan, the first in my life! But, as I told my wife this morning, all hotel lobbies and conference halls look virtually identical, down to the smell of the cleaning solvents they use! It’s the semi-annual meeting of the IREX advisory council. Any idea as to who should be the Scapegoat this time? …

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Yumm, good breakfast!

Some days are just special… today is one of those days, I can tell. The alarm clock woke me up at 4.30am. I hit the snooze button a couple of times and eventually dragged myself out of bed and into the shower 10 minutes later. Before doing that however, and as I do not use the alarm clock that often, I switched on the bedside lamp to shut the bloody thing up for good so as …

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Goooood Morning Kuwait!

It was a good show and I met with great people who I have admired for a long time. It was wonderful to put faces to name and online personalities. The discussion was excellent, though probably too short of course to cover all the topics we wanted to cover; however, it is enough to entice the viewer to investigate blogging and maybe think of starting a blog themselves, which would be an excellent result of this …

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Metalwork

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Metalwork, originally uploaded by malyousif.At a Marrakech souvenir outlet. I bought quite a lot of things from this shop; leather cushions, bags, Moroccan clothes for the wife and kids and other stuff. This constituted my first ever souvenir shopping! I normally don’t bother with any souvenir shopping in the countries I visit for business or short trips, but Marrakech was the first exception to that rule. The one thing I did want to get is …

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