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Amira Al Hussaini · November, 2013

Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights.

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Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from November, 2013

#StopPrawlerPlan: Activists Against Destruction of Palestinian Villages Arrested in Israel

Prawer shall not pass, yelled protesters today at a Day of Rage against the Prawer Plan, which if implemented will displace Palestinian Bedouins living in Al Naqab.

Bad Cop, Good Cop and Other Cops in Iran Nuke Talks

Saudi Women Insist on Driving Despite Ban

Saudi Women to Continue to Challenge Driving Ban

The Curious Case of Sami Anan

21km of Jeddah's 655km coastline accessible to public

Lebanese Man Microwaves Cat

A Lebanese man microwaved a cat while his friend filmed him. They uploaded the video on Facebook, drawing a manhunt for the culprits, who have been named and shamed.

Saudi Releases Writer Tariq Al Mubarak

Egypt: Not Morsi Or Sisi

Egypt: In Search of a Home

Saudis Banned from Travelling .. to Mars

Saudi religious scholar Shaikh Ali Al Hekmi told Al Hayat newspaper that travelling to the red planet is off limits for human beings. Netizens laugh on Twitter.

PHOTOS: Shia Mourners Tear-Gassed in Bahrain

Shia mourners, commemorating the beginning of Muharram, have been tear-gassed in Bahrain today, say activists, who accuse the Bahraini regime of attacking religious freedom in the restive Arab state.

Halloween's Three Black Maids Stir Racism Debate in Lebanon

Lebanese blogger is angry three women dressed up as black housemaids for Halloween. Find out why in this post.

VIDEO: Saudi Man Beats Worker for “Talking to his Wife”

A video of a Saudi man beating an expatriate worker has gone viral, sparking outrage against the abuse of workers in the country.

Egypt: Virginity Soap?

“Driving is Dangerous for Saudi Women”

UAE Police Reward Drivers for Good Driving

Saudi Arabia Arrests Writer for Supporting Women Drivers

Six days ago a Saudi writer was arrested for lending his support to the right of women in his country to drive cars. Now, netizens call for his release.

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