Stories about Bahrain from December, 2010
Egypt: Sacred Sinai Peninsula
The following narrative on the Sinai Peninsula by Nick still exhibits people's eternal interest and curiosity in sacred places.
Saudi Arabia: Tips for Expatriates
American Bedu, an American living in Saudi Arabia, shares with us her tips on what makes a good expatriate in Saudi Arabia.
Bahrain: A Bloody Ashura!
chowderchunk shares with us a video of bloody Ashura processions in Bahrain. [Warning: Video contains graphic images.]
Bahrain: Much Ado About An Ad That Says Nothing!
The short film, INFINITY, that had almost half a million viewers in two weeks and was supposed to be an advertisement for a telecommunication company in Bahrain says nothing about them! Beyond the wonderful illusion of play and adventure, lies turbulence where services and products are undermined, and a lack of credibility prevails, say netizens.
Bahrain: Naturalisation Cap?
Naturalisation is a thorny issue in Bahrain. Mahmood Al Yousif speaks out about the issue here.
Bahrain: Beans and Petrol Prices Going Up
The price of petrol …and beans is set to rise in Bahrain. Mahmood Al Yousif offers his two cents.
Bahrain: The Rise of Social Media
Bahraini Yacoob blogs about the trial of 25 Bahrainis, included two bloggers, accused of instigating violence against the state and spreading false information. He discusses the role of citizen journalists, following a gag order on the coverage of the trial.
MENA: The Social Media Scene in the Middle East
The Huffington Post‘s Arianna Huffington shares her views on the social media scene in the Middle East here.
Qatar: Jeers, Cheers as Country is Awarded 2022 World Cup
Qatar celebrates after FIFA awards the country World Cup 2022 bid - Internet responds with cheers and jeers for the tiny desert country's win over the US, Australia, South Korea and Japan. And Arab netizens join the celebration in a series of congratulatory tweets.