To Ismail Akbari: Be Proud of Your Persian Origin and Never Mind
In an article, Abdullah Al-Madani, an Al-Ayyam newspaper journalist, who specializes in Middle East-Asian affairs, wrote on how a Bahraini of Persian descent once protested against his family name being listed under the Ajam (Persians/foreigners) of Bahrain.
Bahrain Mirror: We’re the Sons of Abdul Qais, Who are You?
It is not the country's indigenous people who are to be told to choose between acquiescing to a corrupt, despotic political system or to emigrate to Iran, Qatar or elsewhere. It is not the people of the country who have to emigrate or leave their land carved by the history of their ancestors and in which the roots of their origins extend to the tribe of Abdul Qais, thousands of years ago.
Ismail Akbari: You Don't Deserve to Live in a Country You Don't Protect
Ismail Akbari "BuBassam" wrote in the bio of his personal Twitter page a right-wing statement that reveals a lot. "You don't deserve to live in a homeland you don't protect," he tells a virtual reader. It seems that he and his wife, a writer in Al-Watan newspaper, Sawsan Al-Shaer, have given themselves an authority that no one has given them to manage the vital population policies of the people of Bahrain. According to them, whoever "does not protect" the homeland, "does not deserve to" live in it is necessarily "you O Bahraini", which is evident from the use of the second person point of view.
Bahrain Officials Express Anger over Australia Granting Nationality to Hakeem Al-Araibi
On February 11, Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa met with the Australian Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Ridwaan Jadwat, who resides in the Saudi capital Riyadh, hours after Hakeem Al-Araibi was released in Thailand and headed for Australia.
Egyptian Artist Khaled Abul Naga Salutes Peaceful Arab Uprisings in Forum Sponsored by King’s Son, Triggering Bitter Debate by Pro-Regime Sawsan Al-Shaer
The Egyptian artist Khaled Abul Naga could not express his point of view during the Peacemaking Youth Forum organized by the Ministry of Youth and Sports without being interrupted by the quarreling of Sawsan Al-Shaer, a writer who is close to the regime.
Sawsan Al-Shaer: King Hamad Restored My Program after Being Cancelled by the Information Minister
Bahrain Mirror: Sawsan Al-Shaer, stated that the King of Bahrain, Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, ordered to bring back her program after it was cancelled by the Minister of Information Affairs.