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· December, 2008

Stories about Bahrain from December, 2008

Bahrain: The bunny must go

Bahraini blogger Ammaro reports on the sudden interest of MPs in ridding Bahrain of anything with the Playboy rabbit on it: “The bunny logo has been spotted everywhere from supermarkets,...

Bahrain: Comparing the Bahraini and Japanese work ethic

Bahraini blogger Yagoob is currently studying in Japan - and has seen firsthand the legendary Japanese work ethic. In this post he compares the attitude of many Bahrainis towards work...

Bahrain: Letter to a stalker

Bahraini blogger Hamad Balucci writes a letter to a ‘stalker’ who has accused him of writing purely for self-promotion: “I write this blog and my other writings as a self...

Bahrain: A Near Death Experience

“When I felt sand splatter on me I remember thinking that this was more serious than just a tip to the side. This was it. I was gone. I was...

Migrant Workers in the Gulf

Nimr, from America-Palestinian Kabobfest, discusses the issue of migrant workers in the Gulf – and how their governments are not fending for their rights thanks to the millions of remittance...

Bahrain: What Economic Crisis?

Bahrain is distancing itself from the impact of the economic crisis rocking the world economies, writes blogger Khalid in this post [Ar].

Bahrain: Special Shaikh Sooka?

What's a “special shaikh sooka?” asks Bint Battuta in Bahrain. To find out, check out her post here.

Bahrain: The Ignored Generation

Ali Abdulemam, from Bahrain, wonders why politicians don't ask the young generation for their views on the issues they are facing.

Bahrain: King Invites Jews to Return

The king of Bahrain has invited Jews to return to his country. “This sounds like the man really likes the Jews, and it sounds as if he is so magnanimous!”...

Mideast Youth: MEFaith is Ours

Bahrain-based Mideast Youth‘s Esra'a is fuming that a US-based organisation is claiming ownership of a website, MEFaith.com, which is “created, designed, developed and continues to be maintained by the Mideast...

Middle East: Saddened by Mumbai Attacks

Amid the sadness and shock at the Mumbai attacks, bloggers across the Arab world are posing many questions. Amira Al Hussaini takes a closer look at blogs and online forums...

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