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· March, 2007

Stories about Bahrain from March, 2007

Bahrain: When ‘moderate’ means ‘acquiescent’

This week some Bahraini bloggers took part in an evening regarding the role of blogging in cultural development, and the literary aspect of online writing in particular. Hisham Khalifa has...

Bahrain: West Respects Muslims More

“I find it really amusing that the laws and teachings of the Islam are respected and abided by as basic human rights more in the West than they are within...

Bahrain: Guard Shot Dead

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif says a hotel security guard was shot dead in his country this morning after “..a scuffle broke out between drunks, purportedly American, and hotel security...

Bahrain: New Artist

Bahrain-based blogger Bint Battuta introduces us to the fresh works of aspiring Bahraini artist Waheeda Mallulla.

Arabisc: Job Hunting in Bahrain?

Bahraini blogger Silverooo, who has just graduated from university, may have hit the jackpot and will soon be making more money than any other graduate her age. Her idea? The...

Bahrain: Constitutional Court Works

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif admits that the Constitutional Court in his country works, after the court issued a decision negating the constitutionality of a Law by Decree which dealt...

Bahrain: Mobile Mess?

Mobile phone woes anyone? “It took a whole year, two phones and a good BD 200 (US 530) for me to realize that there is absolutely nothing “smart” about the...

Bahrain: Car Shopping

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif was busy car shopping for his wife.. and being in a democratic mood.. got his readers involved in the selection process. Congrats Frances on a...

Bahrain: Storms and D-cups

Bahrain was enveloped in a heavy dust storm on Thursday night, the beginning of the weekend, and TechZ wrote about getting caught in it: I couldn’t see anything ahead, other...

UAE: Hooters in Dubai

US famous restaurant outlet Hooters will open an outlet in Dubai in the next two years, writes blogger Fahad Al Mahmood. Meanwhile, blogger John B. Chilton says the concept with...

Arabisc: A Mysterious Bug Gnawing at Middle Eastern Bloggers

Something is amiss on the Middle Eastern blogging scene .. and computers and modern technology are to blame. In addition to trouble with the law in their countries, which are...

Bahrain: On 300

Bahraini blogger emoodz gives us his thoughts about the movie 300 here. “If you haven’t heard already, the movie has caused quite an uproar amongst modern Persians/Iranians who see the...

Arabisc: A Pictorial Tour of the Middle East

When I first saw these pictures. I thought to myself sheep = New Zealand. How wrong was I! A closer look will show you that the donkey was familiar, the...

Bahrain: Creative Conference a Hit

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif has just returned from a conference on the Creative Use of the Media for Tolerance and Understanding and shares his thoughts with us here.

Bahrain: A Kite in My Heart!

Bahrain-based blogger Bint Battuta attended a kite demonstration , at a time when she is actually feeling like there a kite in her heart. “I feel like I have a...

Bahrain: A better literary life for civil servants?

We begin this week's review of Bahrain's blogs with Lulu's review of Bahrain's second annual Spring of Culture. Regarding the music/poetry/dance performance headlined by Marcel Khalife, and which caused controversy...

Bahrain: Spring of Culture

Bahraini blogger Lulu reviews the Spring of Culture festival in Bahrain. “I'm loving the concept, but then I decided to be democratic in my show reviews at least. So the...

Bahrain: Photography Vs Painting

Bahraini blogger Silly Bahraini Girl borrowed a photograph posted by blogger Mahmood Al Yousif as an inspiration for a new painting.

Bahrain: Iranian Artist Refused Entry

Bahraini blogger Silver links to a newspaper article which says that Bahrain refused to grant an Iranian artist an entry Visa into the country here.

Bahrain: The Problem with Parliament

“I am quite convinced that this parliament doesn’t know why it was actually voted in. Apart from the sectarian overtones in almost every thing they do, they cannot distinguish between...

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