Stories about Bahrain from November, 2007
Bahrain: Narrowing Digital Divide
Bahraini blogger Esra'a writes about the narrowing digital divide in the Arab world here.
Bahrain: Cultural Guerrillas
Cultural Guerrillas? Bint Battuta, who is based in Bahrain, explains some more.
Bahrain: YouTube Wrong
Bahraini cyberactivist Esra'a reacts to the suspension of Egyptian human rights campaigner Wael Abbas‘ YouTube account here.
Bahrain: Japanese Let Down
Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif rants about a Japanese restaurant, which didn't meet his expectations, as he celebrated his daughter's 18th birthday, here.
Bahrain: Drunk Driving
Bahraini emoodz drives home the horrors of drunk driving in this post.
Bahrain: Not an Anglo-Indian
Bint Battuta in Bahrain discusses her background in this post.
Bahrain: Good Luck in Annapolis
Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif shares his thought on the Annapolis peace conference here.
Bahrain: Light Sentence for Pedophile
Umm Naief from Bahrain is enraged at the light sentence a pedophile received – one year for sexually molesting a five-year-old child!
Annapolis: The View from the Middle East
With leaders and politicians from the Middle East and far afield meeting in Annapolis, US, over brokering a peace deal between Israel and its Arab neighbours, the mood remains somber, skeptical and pessimistic among bloggers from the region.
Bahrain: One-Year Contract
Bahraini blogger Faceless says she has signed a one-year agreement with her boyfriend. Read all about it here.
Bahrain: Sad News
Bahraini blogger Qassem Abdulrasool mourns the death of a friend in this post.
Bahrain: The Comeback Podcast
Bahraini blogger emoodz posts his ‘weekly’ podcast after a long break. In his bilingual (Arabic/English) chat, Mohammed Al Maskati touches on local politics and the value of work.
Bahrain: Losing its identity?
This week in Bahrain we have opinions on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit, a blogger's dilemma about whether to have a female friend, another getting stuck between his wife-to-be and her family, a call for more Islamic bloggers, and a fear that Bahrain won't stay Bahraini for much longer...
Arabeyes: Halal Pork?
Islam, like Judaism, bans its adherents from consuming pork. But what happens when rumours about 'Halal' or religiously sanctioned pork appear in the market? Here's what some bloggers and participants in an online forum from Bahrain have to say.
Bahrain: New Flickr Group Launched
Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif announces the launch of Top 20 Bahrain – a photography group on Flickr.
Bahrain: Ebtihal Salman Under the Spotlight
Bahrain-based blogger Bint Battuta profiles Bahraini blogger Ebtihal Salman in this post and translates some of her posts from Arabic.
Bahrain: Losing Manama
Bahraini blogger Mohammed Al Maskati posts a photograph showing a street in the Bahraini capital Manama and explains why there isn't a single Bahraini in it.
Bahrain: Gas Deal with Iran
Iran has signed a multi-billion gas deal with Bahrain. Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif has the details here.
Bahrain: GulfRun Photos
Lebanese blogger Mark, who lives in Kuwait, posts pictures of GulfRun, a motor sports race from Bahrain, here.
Saudi Arabia: Women in Business
Bahraini blogger Esra'a posts a podcast featuring a lecture by Saudi businesswoman, Madawi Al Hassoun, a board member of the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce. “If you don’t know much about Saudi women, if the main thing you hold against them is their inability to drive, if you think Saudi women...
Bahrain: Kitting Out An Islamic Car
This week in Bahrain we have a thoughtful post about the nature of God, a story of a sex education class, visitors’ varying experiences of both Bahrain and Spain, and a complaint about public toilets. There is also an intriguing examination of the specifications an Islamic car should have…