Category Archives: Gulf countries

Shouting in the dark

Prize-winning Al Jazeera documentary about the protests on Pearl Roundabout in Bahrain in 2011 that were cracked down by the GCC shield force (i.e. Saudi troops). http://www.aljazeera.com/programmes/2011/08/201184144547798162.html “The Bahraini people touched the soul of freedom. They won’t go back!”

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News from the Gulf

GulfDaily surprisingly did not provide significant news about the Gulf besides that a flight to Abu Dhabi had been diverted to Bahrain with conflicting reports about the reason for that. [1] Probably fog was the reason for the necessity of … Continue reading

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Mona Eltahawy – Do Arab men hate women?

Mona Eltahawy’s article in Foreign Policy Magazine from 2012 ‘Why do they hate us?’ has been extremely controversial, especially considering the us vs. them binary of women vs. men which excludes men from wanting equality for women. Two days ago the … Continue reading

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