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· April, 2007

Stories about Bahrain from April, 2007

Bahrain: Multi-Cast a First!

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif took part in a multi-cast, the first in the Middle East, in which an Egyptian judge accused of plagiarism was expected to make an appearance....

Kuwait: When Our Only Tourist Attraction is a Shopping Mall

With the summer temperatures soaring, life in Kuwait revolves around air-conditioned shopping malls, reports Abdullatif Al Omar. Follow the arrows to read bloggers' reactions to why else a foreign head...

Bahrain: Mahmood's Den Fourth Anniversary

The Godfather of Bahraini bloggers Mahmood Al Yousif marks his blog's fourth anniversary with a gift to his readers.

Bahrain: Noaimi Site Up

A site completely dedicated to a giant of a Bahraini, Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Noaimi, the Godfather of the National Action Democratic Society has been launched containing a section to register your...

Bahrain: Flickr Problems?

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif raises the alarm that something may be amiss with flickr services in Bahrain.

Bahrain: Elevator Politics

Bahraini blogger Mo, who is an intern in a hospital, discusses elevator politics at his hospital. “Do you just enjoy being in elevators? Have you no understanding that you're delaying...

Bahrain: Violence Begets Violence

Violence in Bahrain and clashes between demonstrators and riot police were the focus of a television programme which Bahraini blogger emoodz watched for an hour before realising it didn't satisfy...

Bahrain: On Poverty

Blogger Chanad Bahraini discusses poverty in Bahrain, saying: “Statements from the prime minister that “new steps are being taken to help needy families in Bahrain” are a dime a dozen....

Bahrain: Bandargate Revisited

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif breaks a total ban on media outlets to discuss a political scandal better known as Bandargate in Bahrain by publishing a post with a link...

Bahrain: On the Great Wall of Adhamiya

Bahraini blogger emoodz wonders whether the US got the inspiration for erecting the Great Wall of Adhamiya in Iraq from the movie 300. “So much for the democracy practiced in...

Bahrain: Radioactive Material Dump

Bahraini blogger emoodz goes through local newspapers with a fine comb, to come up with this gem. “Why exactly is this treated as a tiny little article on the third...

Bahrain: Minister Withdraws Case Aganist Municipal Councillor

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif says Bahrain's Electricity and Water Minister withdrew a case he lodged against a Municipal Councillor, following mediation. “This is good news of course. Apart from...

Bahrain: Squeeky Clean Government

Bahrain has a “squeeky clean” government which is totally free from corruption, writes Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif.

Bahrain: Land of Missed Opportunities

Silly Bahraini Girl laments that her country – Wonderland – is a land of missed opportunities – “unless of course you are a drug baron, a high-class prostitute or an...

Bahrain: Transporting Humans?

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif is enraged that labourers in his country are transported in the back of open trucks, in defiance of an existing law which protects them from...

Bahrain: Blogger's Hearing Postponed

The hearing of a libel case against Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif has been deferred until May 8 because the judge's mother passed away. Al Yousif is being sued for...

Bahrain: Ambassador Attends Passover Dinner

Bahraini blogger Silver reports that his country's Ambassador attended a Jewish Seder dinner to mark Passover in Washington DC, US. He wonders what this gesture means. “(S)o is this building...

Arabeyes: Bahraini Blogger in Court Tomorrow

This is Mahmood Al Yousif, the God Father of Bahraini bloggers, who is being sued by a Bahraini Minister for comments he published online. Mediations between the two parties failed,...

Bahrain: Brazilian Dance

Bahraini blogger emoodz regales us with a tantalising Brazilian dance at the Spring of Culture festival, which has generated heated debates between Islamists and liberals on whether such live entertainment...

Bahrain: It's Raining Men

It's raining men in Bahrain, according to blogger Mahmood Al Yousif, who reports that a second Indian man has plunged to death from a pedestrian bridge built over a busy...

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