· July, 2007

Stories about Bahrain from July, 2007

Arabeyes: Internet War Continues in Egypt

  26 July 2007

After harassing, questioning and detaining bloggers, the war on the Internet continues in Egypt, this time attacking where it hurts most - the pocket! This is how Egyptian bloggers react to the hike in prices, which will be introduced in September.

Bahrain: Does A PlayStation 2 Gun Count As A Weapon?

  21 July 2007

Bahrain's bloggers have moved on this week to comment on a protest held outside the Iranian Embassy in protest against an editorial by Iranian editor Hossein Shariatmadari, which started that Bahrain should become a part of Iran. Others talk about Embassy interviews for Visas, the release of a Guantanamo detainee, why Bahrain is vying to build the highest skyscraper and preparing for the new release of Harry Potter.

Bahrain: Free Harry Potter

  19 July 2007

Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif calls upon cinemas to admit people in costumes free to the new Harry Potter movie.

Bahrain: Banned MP

  18 July 2007

An MP in Bahrain has been banned from leading Friday prayers and giving public sermons, writes blogger emoodz.

Iran:Shi'tes in Bahrain in trouble!

  17 July 2007

Farzandan Iran says[Fa] stupid comments of Hossein Shariatmadari,ultra conservative editor who called Bahrain a province of Iran, will have negative effects for Shi'ites who live in that country and want close ties with Iran.The blogger adds Shariatmadari is one of adviser's of Iranian Leader and everybody takes his word as...

Iran:What to do with Bahrain?

  17 July 2007

Z8tun says in a taxi she talked with a young man about Bahrain-Iran crisis. He said he hates ultra conservative editor, who called Bahrain a province of Iran, but concerning Bahrain he was right. Z8tun replied: “come on, imagine it becomes ours,what will we do with that?creating a new Islamic...

Arabeyes: A Protest for Every Citizen, Al Qaeda and Iranian Provocation

  17 July 2007

Locked doors at a university campus, daily demonstrations on busy main roads, an article attacking Bahrain in an Iranian newspaper, Al Qaeda's attacks in North Africa and the death of cultural magazines - on and off-line - are some of the topics being discussed by bloggers writing in Arabic in Bahrain, Algeria and Jordan.