Kittens, welcome the hell back. This week, I’m pretty sure that the world is actively trying to piss me off, or maybe its just the collection of pissed off that has just come to a point, but let’s just say I need the world to just get it together.
When reading Middle Eastern news, one must always ask themselves this question, “Who will get rich and who will get hurt?” The answer, though often predictable, gives a clear and concise way to sort through the muck that can be weighed down by the region’s heavy censorship laws and long-winded official reports.
It seems that if you’re King Khalifa, you just can’t go wrong these days. The strategic location of Bahrain, a country that he rules with swift and bloody efficacy, has rendered him practically immune to not only public condemnation, but international sanctions as well.
As clashes and uprisings continue throughout the Middle East, much of the attention of the world audience has waned. The news cycle has once again focused on celebrities, politics, and the common household item that you’re probably using right now that may kill you. Yet clashes are still raging on and women, the long overlooked […]
It was only three weeks ago that tens of thousands of demonstrators went marching through the streets of Bahrain. They were congregating at Pearl Roundabout, protesting at the embassies and camping out to hold their ground.
Protests in Bahrain, which had remained relatively peaceful in the last week or so, turned deadly in late hours of March 15th and 16th. Around 500 protesters who had been camping at Pearl Roundabout (basically a smaller version Tahrir Sq.) were woken up with not just gunfire, but helicopters, tanks, and a huge police presence […]