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· December, 2007

Stories about Bahrain from December, 2007

Arabeyes: Sad for Bhutto

News of the murder of former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto was received with shock across the Middle East. Bloggers reacted in awe, shock, anger and submission to the hopelessness...

Bahrain: Bhutto – Martyr of Freedom

Bahraini blogger Hayat (Ar) describes assassinated former Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto as the ‘martyr of freedom.’

Bahrain: Reactions after the riots and arrests

In another special roundup, we have the reactions of Bahrain's bloggers to the events of the last few weeks, when rioting took place after the death of a demonstrator during...

Arab Bloggers Alarmed by Al Farhan's Arrest

Reactions continue to reverberate across the Arab blogosphere following the arrest of Saudi blogger Fouad Al Farhan, whose charges still remain unknown. Following is what some of region's bloggers have...

Bahrain: Difficult National Reconciliation

Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif sheds light on Bahrain's troubled road towards national reconciliation in this article.

Bahrain: Blogger's Meeting Set

Bahraini bloggers are gearing up for a meeting in honour of two bloggers who are abroad and visiting home for the holidays, according to Bint Battuta in Bahrain.

Bahrain: The debt owed to the Indians of the Gulf

This is the second post from Bahrain this week; the first covered various celebrations, and demonstrations. In this post we'll be examining the official population statistics, hearing about a frustrating...

Bahrain: Riot Police Burn House

Bahraini blogger Hayathoo (Ar) was at the heart of riots in Bahrain. This video shows youth being attacked by riot police, who also burned a house in the area.

Bahrain: Celebrations, commemorations, and demonstrations

Bahrain is approaching the end of a ten-day holiday to celebrate both its National Day and Eid Al Adha, which has seen tragedy as well as joy. December 16 is...

Bahrain: Bahraini Demonstrator ‘Killed’

Bahraini blogger emoodz writes (Ar) about the death of a Bahraini demonstrator in this post.

Bahrain: National Day Celebartions

Bahraini blogger Ammar shares scenes from his country's national day celebrations in this photo post.

Bahrain: Demonstrator Dies

A Bahraini taking part in a demonstration to mark Martyr's Day has died, reports Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif. Reports say that the deceased died due to tear gas exposure,...

Bahrain: The Meaning of Blogging

Bint Battuta in Bahrain debates the true meaning of blogging in this post.

Bahrain: A tenfold increase in population?!

This time the roundup from Bahrain covers three weeks. We have frustration on every front, unfortunately: frustration with being surrounded by apathy and ignorance, with being a teenager, and with...

Bahrain: Country on Holiday

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif announced that the country officially on holiday for 10 days – to mark National Day and Eid al Adha.

Bahrain: Travelling Alone

Bahrain-based blogger Umm Naief describes her feelings as she prepares to travel alone with her infant.

Bahrain: Human Rights Activists Faces Trial

A Bahraini human rights activist is being prosecuted in Bahrain for illegally setting up a society, reports the Free Kareem website. Mohammed Al Maskati is a supporter of jailed Egyptian...

Bahrain: Fikr 6 – Changing the World

Last week I was privileged to attend Fikr 6, a conference organised by the Arab Thought Foundation: In keeping with the mission of the Arab Thought Foundation to promote the...

Bahrain: Pebbles Land Blogger in Court

Bahraini blogger Redbelt is facing trial because a pebble from the street got into his car tyre while driving and hit another car's windshield.

Bahrain: Iran's Uranium Enrichment

Bahraini blogger Mahmood Al Yousif shares his thoughts on Iran's nuclear programme, in the light of a new document which says that Iran has shelved its programme in 2003 and...

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