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Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar. Since Islam uses a lunar calendar—with each month starting with the sighting of the new moon, so does Ramadan. More than a billion Muslims around the world, spend Ramadan with prayer, charity and most of all fasting. It is the Muslims belief that during the month […]

A lot of people have been emailing me to help them find a job in the gulf. I am not a contractor nor employed in an employment agency so I really can’t help you with that. However, let me tell you this. I got my first job in Saudi Arabia through the Internet. I found […]

To Bahrain and Back

In: Bahrain

11 Oct 2005

Yesterday was a really busy day for me. I was scheduled to have my ADSL connected in the morning so I had to wake up early as the guys who do the installation can come anytime. I called Qtel just to ask them if they knew what time their technicians would be coming but was […]

It was Xiane’s Bday last Friday. As planed, we took her to the Seef Mall as they have a play area for the kids. She rode the teacup ride, the Flying carpet, a horse, a camel and went jumping on an inflated play area. She enjoyed it! Mavis also tried driving a car while I […]


In: Bahrain|Personal

19 Jun 2005

I do have Gastritis. After paying 156 BD (1560SR) in Bahrain International Hospital to have another check-up, it was confirmed that I have Gastritis. It might have been brought up by stress (probably because of moving and finishing work in my current company), food (eating a lot of spicy foods), or improper diet (eating a […]

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  • Marcus: Hi. I am very interested in opening an account with Ameritrade, my question is how do you fund the a [...]
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