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· November, 2008

Stories about Bahrain from November, 2008

Bahrain: The problem of road rage

Bahrain Taxi is disappointed at the sentence given to a man in the UAE for deliberately driving over a pedestrian in his Hummer: “The pathetic ten year sentence which probably...

Bahrain: World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day

The world will mark the World Hypoparathyroidism Awareness Day on January 5. Bahraini Hassan Fadhul writes on Mideast Youth his role in making that day a reality.

Bahrain: Ancient burial mounds

Nzingha gives us a tour of the pottery and the ancient burial mounds in the village of A'ali in Bahrain.

Bahrain: A Day at the Dog Walk

Umm Naief in Bahrain takes a dog, Henry, to the Bahrain Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals annual Dog Walk and tells us all about her adventure here.

Bahrain: Blast from the Past

Bint Batutta in Bahrain links to photographs from Bahrain in the 50s from LIFE magazine's photo archive.

Bahrain: ‘Censoring Free Speech is Like Blocking the Sun’

Boundaries and censorship cannot stop written words from spreading, says a Bahraini blogger. Those attempting to block the free flow of information are only trying to block out the sun,...

Michael Jackson ‘Converts’ to Islam

The King of Pop Michael Jackson has done it again and stories about his alleged conversion to Islam are keeping blogs in the Middle East abuzz with snark comments. Is...

Egypt: First Human Rights Film Festival

Seven films about human rights are being showcased at the first Cairo Human Rights Film Festival, which continues until Thursday (November 27). Marwa Rakha previews blogger reactions on the event.

Bahrain: Apartment Blocks

Ian Hamza, from Bahrain, posts a number of photographs featuring apartment buildings.

Bahrain: Charity Stamps Question

Redbelt from Bahrain questions the purpose of the charity stamp, people have to purchase when mailing letters abroad and wonders: “Shouldn't charity be optional?”

Bahrain: Playground politics?

Bahraini blogger Yagoob is not impressed with the behaviour of a member of parliament who followed another member to Kuwait to make sure he didn't taint Bahrain's reputation at a...

Bahrain: Change at the Ministry of Information

Ali Abdulemam gives his perspective on the recent changes at Bahrain's Ministry of Information – describing the appointment of the new minister as revenge.

Bahrain: Blogger Featured in Magazine Interview

Bahraini blogger and founder of Mideast Youth Esra'a Al Shafei, has been featured in Al Hasnaa magazine, a monthly Arabic magazine targeting modern Arab women.

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