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· February, 2006

Stories about Bahrain from February, 2006

Bahrain: When my People ban the Valentine

  16 February 2006

Mohammed wasn’t so surprised to see a handwritten sign displayed at one of the busiest roads in Bahrain calling for the ban of valentine in collaboration with the recent Danish boycott calls. “Why is it that we Muslims keep mounting up the barrier between our cultures and the rest of...

Bahrain: Blood, Sex and Incarceration

13 February 2006

Good. You're paying attention now so let's start this week's roundup with the mundane and progress from there: Mahmood seems to have been branded a pervert for photographing wild parakeets having sex in one of his palm trees and have chosen to nest in his house's eaves. He's been warned;...

Arab Bloggers Take on Danish Cartoons

  6 February 2006

As the debate rages on over the publication of controversial cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammad in the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, Arab bloggers are reacting with their own take on the events that have unfolded over the past few days. Early on Jyllands-Posten stated that the cartoons were a test of...

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