Late Night: Rock ‘n’ Roll Fail in Dubai, Scorpion Drummer Jailed

By: Tuesday April 29, 2014 8:00 pm

Heavy metal band band the Scorpions got a stinger of a lesson: Don’t get drunk on a plane and drop trou when you land, especially if your point of arrival is Dubai.


Do We Care About People if They Live in Bahrain?

By: Monday February 17, 2014 4:09 pm

For three years now the king of Bahrain and his royal thugs have been shooting, kidnapping, torturing, imprisoning, and terrorizing nonviolent opponents. An opponent includes anyone speaking up for human rights or even “insulting” the king or his flag, which carries a sentence of 7 years in prison and a hefty fine.

Obama’s Inaugural Speech Misleadingly Suggests End to Perpetual War

By: Monday January 21, 2013 2:02 pm

President Barack Obama delivered his inaugural address for his second term. Part of the speech highlighted war. He suggested, quite absurdly, a “decade of war is now ending” and later described how Americans believe there is no need for “perpetual war.”

AngryArabiya Injured By Bahrain Police

By: Sunday July 1, 2012 6:00 pm

On June 27, Zeinab AlKhawaja (@AngryArabiya) and Said Yousif Almuhafda, head of monitoring & evaluation for the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BHCR), were attacked by Bahrain police.

Obama & Clinton Pal, Bahrain’s King Al Khalifa, Jails Kids

By: Sunday June 10, 2012 6:00 pm

At left you see the photo of Ali Hasan. Ali is 11 years old and has been in a Bahraini jail for three weeks now. His crime – “Illegal gathering.” His trial will be held tomorrow.

Fatster’s News Roundup from May 28, 2012

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 6:18 am

Fatster’s news roundup from Memorial Day Weekend, including stories on Syria, UN Security Council, Nick Clegg, Bahrain, Greece, Tony Blair, David Cameron, Berlusconi, China, Fukushima, Brazil, Honduras, and more . . .

Anonymous Hackers Pwn Drone Company >9000

By: Sunday May 27, 2012 7:45 am

Anonymous hackers have defaced the home page of Alpha Unmanned Systems, a company based in Spain which claims to be:

“experts in designing simple and portable Flight Control Systems. The company is based on over 25 years of combined experience in the field of aircraft control systems. UAV Navigation designs and manufactures the most advanced Flight Control Systems (FCS) for UAV and General Aviation on the market.”

Fatster’s News Roundup from May 14, 2012

By: Tuesday May 15, 2012 6:15 am

Fatster’s news roundup from May 14, with links to stories on Europe, Scott Walker, Jamie Dimon, ICE, Cuba, Bahrain, Juan Cole, coal’s decline, health care, fishing, Mexican drug war, and more.

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