Mahmood's Den, my blog, has taken a life of its own over the years. Credited with being one of the first blogs to emanate from the Arab region, certainly from Bahrain, and whose intention at first was simply to test content management systems technologies, it has mushroomed beyond the original intent. I would like to think that through it some contribution to rapprochement between East and West has occurred, and judging by the various discussions it witnessed and the frayed tempers it calmed or fueled, good exchange has happened through it. As for me personally, I own and run a company specialising in the supply of broadcast technologies and services to customers in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
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an eventful week in Bahrain.. but we've ALMOST moved away from "the cartoons"...
Good. You're paying attention now so let's start this week's roundup with the mundane and progress from there: Mahmood seems to have been branded a pervert for photographing wild parakeets having sex in one of his palm trees and have chosen to nest in his house's eaves. He's been warned;...
The week in Bahrain continues to be dominated by cartoons, which even overshadowed an important speech by the king!
Cartoons, giant Royal billboards, vlogs, ... yes it's all happening in Bahrain!
The weekly round-up of the Bahraini blogosphere where a week, for a change, seems quite ordinary!
Over 500 people dead while performing pilgrimage in Makkah, and two royal deaths leave a sad cloud on the Gulf this week.
Attacks on anonymous blogging, doctors smuggling prostitutes during their night shifts, a feminist highlights what she believes are wrongs in Islam, alcoholics in parliament, identity theft by a Ninja and underrated 80s music are just the norm for Bahrain this week!
Another week of turmoil in the tiny country. An opposition figure's detention sparks riots at the sole international airport resulting in public property damage and several arrests.
For a country as small as Bahrain, there certainly seems to be quite a lot happening which are diametric opposites!