· May, 2011

Stories about Bahrain from May, 2011

Arab World: The Club for Arab Monarchies to Get Morocco and Jordan

  11 May 2011

At first, everyone thought it was a joke or just one more Twitter rumor. Soon, netizens realised it was true and the shock made everyone act hysterical with their funny tweets that Jordan and Morocco requests to join the Gulf Cooperation Council have been welcomed and will be discussed.

Tunisia: Blog Declines Award Sponsored by Bahrain Government

  6 May 2011

Award-winning Tunisian blog Nawaat, which has been instrumental in reporting the Tunisian Revolution, has declined the Arab eContent award, in protest against the Bahraini government's censorship policy and violations of human rights. The Arab eContent event is both organised and sponsored by the Bahrain government.

Arab World: Where Some Are Mourning Osama Bin Laden

  2 May 2011

The end of Al Qaeda's Saudi leader Osama bin Laden was met with tributes and remembrance by many users on Twitter from across the Arab world. Here is a sample of tweets from users in Bahrain and Kuwait, who say that Bin Laden may have died but his ideology will live on.