Stories about Bahrain from July, 2010
Bahraini blogger Mohammed Al Maskati appeals on Twitter: “Bahrain's bloggers of yesterday, tweeps of today.. You are now officially missed.. We should get together sometime for old time's sake.. Eh?”
With the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan (month of fasting) fast approaching, Bahraini blogger Tawfeeq Al Rayash is hitting two birds with one stone. He is fasting for three months and kicking off smoking after a wake up call from his daughter.
From Bahrain, Mahmood Al Yousif writes about the break down of the Ministry of Information and Culture into a Ministry of Culture and an information department. “Sites will remain to be blocked and the freedom of information will continue to be at their whims,” he adds.
The Bahrain Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals now has a page on Facebook here.
Psychic octopus Paul was right and Spain clinched the World Cup in the football finals, which ended in South Africa a few minutes ago. In the Arab World, Twitter users shared a few thoughts on the finale and the tournament overall.
Lebanon's Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah, a leading Shiite figure, has died at the age of 75 yesterday. The religious leader, with a huge following, was remembered by bloggers from across the region.