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· August, 2006

Stories about Bahrain from August, 2006

The Week That Was in Bahrain

Bahrain's Internet scene witnessed what could be described this week as ‘no step forward and 10 steps backwards!’ On Monday, newspapers reported that the Kingdom would ban Google Earth. ‘(T)he...

Bahrain: Google Earth Blocked in Bahrain

Bahrain Ministry of Information has instructed the Internet Exchange to block Google Earth. “Possibly because through Google Earth, the whole world, let alone the Bahraini users, can zoom in and...

The week that was in Bahrain

After almost a month of continuous bombing, most of Bahrain's bloggers have strayed away from covering Lebanon and Palestine and turned their attention to home affairs – except for Sabbah,...

Bahrain: New Weekends!

Finally Bahrain’s new weekend spanning Friday and Saturday, rather than the so far usual Thursday and Friday, was approved to start from September 1st, 2006, Mahmood said. The move is...

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