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· February, 2007

Stories about Bahrain from February, 2007

Bahrain: Who Created Sandwiches?

Bahraini blogger Bahraini Rants takes us into a culinary tour of the world of sandwiches, after proclaiming that they are the world's greatest invention.

Bahrain: King Vows to Protect Freedom of Speech

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif is singing laurels to the King of Bahrain, who has promised to promote freedom of expression here. The King also urged “EVERY BODY TO STICK...

Bahrain: Learn English With Bahraini Rants

The amalgam of dithering thoughts and foolhardiness has plummeted me down a path of distress to say the least, writes Bahraini blogger Bahraini Rants in his weekly word teaser.

Bahrain: Memoirs of a Prisoner

Bahrain-based blogger Bint Battuta shares with us one of her friend's experiences – that of being imprisoned during a period of political unrest in the country in the mid-90s here....

Saudi: Spring of Culture Festival in Bahrain

A Swedish blogger, who lives in Saudi Arabia, sings laurels to the Spring of Culture festival being held in neighbouring Bahrain, which is linked to Saudi Arabia by a 25km...

Bahrain: Political Activisits Released

Two Bahraini political activists have been released, following mounting pressure from supporters and international human rights groups, says Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif.

Bahrain: Workshop on Press Freedoms

The Bahrain Youth Society for Human Rights will be conducting a training workshop about Press Freedoms, the law and how it views freedoms of expression, practical demonstrations and tutorials on...

Bahrain: ‘Terrorist Plot’ Sparks Cynicism

Following a controversial news report about the discovery of a ‘terrorist training camp’ in one of Bahrain's Shi'a villages, Bani Jamra, Bahrain's ‘blogfather’ Mahmood Al Yousif writes a sarcastic post...

Bahrain: Bush Lying About Iran

Bahraini blogger emoodz doesn't hesitate in calling Bush ‘a liar’. “I along with the rest of the world had to live through a long orchestrated buildup of propaganda and lies...

Palestine: Children's Blogging Project

Bahrain-based Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah was instrumental in making a children's blogging project see light. Read more about the project, which aims to bridge the widening gap between children in...

Bahrain: Duct-Taped Plane

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif had to endure a flight from Kuwait to Bahrain in a “duct-taped” airplane. To understand what I am talking about look at this picture here.

Bahrain: Women-only Events

Bahrain-based blogger Bint Batutta attends two women-only functions in Bahrain and recalls her experiences here.

Arabisc: Bloggers Rally to Kareem's Support

Egyptian blogger Kareem Sulaiman was today (Thursday) sentenced to four years in prison for defaming Islam and Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on his personal blog. Despite a support site, petitions...

Bahrain: Terror Training Camp

Silly Bahraini Girl is wondering whether there is an Intifada in Bahrain, following Press reports of the discovery of a terror training camp in the kingdom.

Bahrain: Kuwait Blogging Show

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif, along with a group of Kuwaiti bloggers, are being interviewed for a Kuwaiti television programme on Blogging in the Gulf, wrote Al Yousif.

Bahrain: Any Student Bloggers Out There?

Do you know of any student bloggers? An American teacher wrote to Bahrain-based blogger Haitham Sabbah asking for support in a project aimed to bridge the gap between the East...

Arabisc: Pictorial Tour of the Middle East

Fed up of all the politics in the Middle East? Me too. This week we will take a pictorial tour of the region, making stops in Qatar, Bahrain, Tunisia and...

Bahrain: Improve Your Vocabulary

Want to improve your vocabulary? Bahraini Rants has just the solution for you here.

Bahrain: The Truth About the Temple Mount Dig

Bahraini blogger eMoodz puts one and one together and digs deep to learn the truth about the Temple Mount dig in Jerusalem here.

Bahrain: Godfather's Birthday

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif celebrates his birthday on February 23, announces Silly Bahraini Girl ahead of the celebration.

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