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Joined Twitter 9/27/10


My train has been cancelled, I'm wondering what it said on Twitter.
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2/22
2020
Errmmm why isn’t this terrorist attack all over my timeline with ppl expressing outrage? At least 9 people killed b… https://t.co/AqvG6nHZkR
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2/20
2020
@RuffneckRefugee Been reading the Arabian Nights (trans. by Muhsin Mahdi from the original Syrian manuscript, not a… https://t.co/aWKsnCbLK2To anyone who belives in "unskilled" work: change 50 double duvet covers in an hour. Alone. Help a man with Alzhe… https://t.co/QN1HwbaAib
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2/19
2020
A 10-year-old Bahrani boy is in prison. What more can I say? In what world is this right? https://t.co/PduzednvBp
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2/18
2020
9 years ago this day: Four killed in Bahrain clashes as Mideast seethes — Reuters https://t.co/CVJfdZq7qX
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2/17
2020
there are entire generations (across various diasporic communities in the Gulf) who can intimately relate to this. https://t.co/7ov7cxrq5U
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamri @omaralshehabi @fobzu Any chance this will be recorded?
2/16
2020
Wrote this poem exactly one year ago. 2011 Arab uprisings remain the locus of my generation and we have to carry th… https://t.co/7YKPyGQznzThe University of Huddersfield is once again in the headlines. Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan needs to think seriously a… https://t.co/DYCswXLoF1
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriUrgent: I have not heard from my husband #RaifBadawi since 14 January. All my attempts to contact the prison author… https://t.co/Uv4TuTQW2s
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriIt has already been 9 years. 9 years since an ethereal, dreamlike time. We find ourselves yearning again for the ex… https://t.co/uMFi8P1WG0
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2/14
2020
One year on... The story of Hakeem al-Araibi is about how regimes punish those that speak out, and how Shaikh Sal… https://t.co/H020An9q9M
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2/12
2020
@us6uwana This brightened my dayrare nostalgia from 1991 (with restored audio) فرقة ميامي - صبوحة https://t.co/s8zBdWUQoj
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriSharbat Gula was 8 years old. Steve McCurry invaded her all-girls school, fixated on her green eyes, got her teache… https://t.co/HTXdvVqddQ
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2/11
2020
No surprise: Fox lobbied Bahraini royals for oil contract with Tory donor's firm - #Bahrain was the first country F… https://t.co/6TKPd4b2bT
2/10
2020
Are you committed to fighting racism, occupation and apartheid? Are you willing to fight back against attempts to… https://t.co/Baz2EcYurx
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2/9
2020
تم تعذيب الشهيد علي العرب وابن عمه احمد العرب في الأكاديمية الملكية للشرطة بعد اعتقالهم عام ٢٠١٧. #البحرين https://t.co/3GD5hvWAUR
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriI have never not said "I have three points to make" and immediately not forgotten all three.
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamriمقطع فيديو لمقام وضريح الصحابي الجليل #صعصعة_بن_صوحان_العبدي في #البحرين! أمر مؤسف جداً تعمد التخريب وإهمال الموقع!… https://t.co/IP9fBe2DTk
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamristill hasn’t sunk in. still trying to find the words. overjoyed & indebted to so so many. https://t.co/9uFMyQeTto
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriTime for @HuddersfieldUni to stop aiding torture in Bahrain. @HUDVC you going act now rather than ignore?… https://t.co/e4NuGBwoe3
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2/8
2020
Today, I am pleased to announce a bold and ambitious commitment: I change my diet to go 100% healthy food by 2050… https://t.co/0CdTXI64Go
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamriyessssss @RuffneckRefugee wins the £10,000 Manchester Poetry Prize https://t.co/zPBu7Hv8JV
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2/7
2020
Dear Guardian, you were the ones who broke the story of Yana Peel’s shareholder stake in NSO alongside her hedge fu… https://t.co/5rFUEokVOr
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriIt's a big deal when a UN special rapporteur (@NilsMelzer) says UK officials should be investigated for possible "c… https://t.co/1ys5qT5JxM
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2/6
2020
Why is Prince Andrew allegedly avoiding the authorities regarding the Epstein case?? Wrong answers only.
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriToday marks 35 years since Rome and Carthage formally ended the Third Punic War. https://t.co/30epxRzAPO
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriWe consulted an expert on the significance of Pelosi tearing the speech horizontally and they provided this diagram… https://t.co/uyokc8GM8o
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriI am told that in American culture this gesture signifies dissatisfaction with the speechmaker and a form of symbol… https://t.co/zAj04uEtis
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2/5
2020
The British empire lasted far longer, did more damage and in many ways paved the way the Nazi's and their genocidal… https://t.co/HqqEgnhrWO
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamri @waishda You're so wrong man, my alt account is a variation on Rubyan. That's a crustacean, not a fish. What do you know?Holy shit, if y'all are interested in the Middle East, live in the UK and are not watching @Channel4's amazing… https://t.co/0t0YLK6F0A
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2/4
2020
Hundreds of mourners took to the streets today to mourn the death of 24 year old former political prisoner Sayed Ka… https://t.co/8IWHOi22fx
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2/3
2020
يقال ان سبب استدعاء واعتقال السلطات البحرينية للباحث التاريخي #جاسم_حسين وهو محرر موقع #سنوات_الجريش هذا التحقيق ون… https://t.co/49iqLaBlwG
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriPacked out audience at Manchester’s People’s History Museum today to hear poems by #AhmedMansoor and poets inspired… https://t.co/CMwnRfYn9D
2/1
2020
A quick run down on Gulf response to Trump "Peace to Prosperity" plan. Contrary to many reports, none embraced it.… https://t.co/Fn0C14Or6M
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriTerrified I’ll wake up tomorrow and it’s 1 January
1/31
2020
The UK “royal family” is an integral part of the state’s extreme support for favoured repressive regimes. For bac… https://t.co/XSAyiMwefq
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriThe Moroccan regime is currently in a state of crisis. Internationally, it’s experiencing a falling out with its tr… https://t.co/CR1A6DXsOB
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1/30
2020
The companies responsible for the fire at Grenfell are threatening to withhold evidence from the inquiry, unless th… https://t.co/p661x8iI3Q
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriMy institution @UCL has completely divested from all fossil fuel funding last year (yes there are other areas like… https://t.co/9s0ZBer62e
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriWhy can an organisation like @OxfordEnergy "an independent research centre of the University of Oxford", receive ne… https://t.co/gweInv3TSC
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1/29
2020
So someone, and I’m not saying who, got so vexed with this scene, that they had it removed from Facebook... I wond… https://t.co/m2SwQStG6O
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1/28
2020
Can universities decolonise the curriculum? https://t.co/Znk3W8SFEJ
1/27
2020
Examples of yesterday’s linear TV audience - our prog 288,000 Newsnight 297,000 Sky News 70,000. Yet our *digita… https://t.co/82wvbaHJjS
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1/24
2020
Great article by @davidwearing on Mohammed bin Salman, Jeff Bezos and the murder of Jamal #Khashoggi https://t.co/HGnTRMxiY4Special forces police advance as they push back the anti-government protesters, during a protest against the new go… https://t.co/RfnFEh9fFG
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1/23
2020
I discovered this primitive totem in Paris, the locals have a strange name for it but I Arabised it al-Tawrafil https://t.co/paSiIe4z0i
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriIt has been suggested that the video which was allegedly sent from MBS's phone to Jeff Bezos contained Pegasus, the… https://t.co/20cygZ8PCV
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamri#Sikhs in World Wars often overlooked despite 1/6 British soldiers in WW1 coming from Indian subcontinent. I've bee… https://t.co/YREiXg4Ukf
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriWe congratulate the @nytimes #IsabelDosSantos story. That is, we congratulate the NYT for only taking 7 years to… https://t.co/VBhrfNKSkB
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriTwo interesting things about this story: a) the byline is Tel Aviv, so NSO was really involved and b) omg the hilar… https://t.co/0QeDZgDUVq
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1/22
2020
Exclusive: American Mercenaries Hired by UAE Went To Yemen To Carry Out Targeted Killings! https://t.co/ynecbFG7b7 via @aramroston
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriUntil Feb 23, the @PHMMcr is hosting an exhibition to mark 200 years since the #Peterloo Massacre in Manchester & t… https://t.co/xhcZU8uwe6
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1/20
2020
Campaign win💪👏📯 Clare Balding pulls out of annual arms dealers dinner. Article says the dinner is at an "undisclo… https://t.co/TQ3bXAJ5se
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1/19
2020
When people say Britain is “tolerant of foreigners” are they referring to Prince Phillip the Greek who married into… https://t.co/pmeHtlxPjN
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriIsraeli hacking software Cellebrite makes its way to the UK. Cellebrite was used in the Gulf since at least 2010 to… https://t.co/lC7fyCV4u8
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1/18
2020
so uh Hulu/CNN is censoring Anthony Bourdain's episode on Iran for US audience. Heaven forbid someone tries to huma… https://t.co/02F4VPtS5b
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1/17
2020
So the new panel member that was appointed by @BorisJohnson for the @grenfellinquiry has links to @arconic and we h… https://t.co/NjtI53A845
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriThe amount of times I have been called on to halt wrongful deportations of vulnerable women from Yarl's Wood makes… https://t.co/IVAhyefXHr
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1/16
2020
Ok well here’s my very angry comment piece about Manchester’s child abuse scandal. I don’t know what more to say, e… https://t.co/jTFCn8glHP
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriKilling brown people = ❤️😇🥰😎😍 Loving a brown person =🤔🧐🤬🤯 https://t.co/31AzdM5Zl9
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1/15
2020
The New Arab Meets: “Iraqi poet hopes to raise awareness about women's rights through Iraq's goddess“ https://t.co/KHLQ2H3ZCt
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1/14
2020
Harry stepped back to be some semblance of a normal person Andrew stepped back because.... Which one of these ret… https://t.co/QcV8OLAeH4
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1/12
2020
Watch as lots of mercenary western journalists start telling us about Qaboos’s #Oman. If you want to learn about th… https://t.co/gWbJAXA3vpSultan Qaboos the ruler of Oman has passed away. He came to power in a coup d’etat ousting his own father in 1970… https://t.co/IUgCwIorxT
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriRIP Sultan Qaboos of Oman. If you haven’t heard of him that is probz a good thing - Oman has stealthily manoeuvred… https://t.co/of7QQqROvu
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1/11
2020
Where Are U.S. Troops Near Iran? Tens of Thousands of American Soldiers Are in Middle East, Afghanistan https://t.co/fACsQAhhlH
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriUniversity tuition & resultant student debts are disciplinary mechanisms: 1) they ensure that only *some* people go… https://t.co/wUCTA8ErgK
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriThere's a saying: When you visit the Middle East for a week, you write a book. When you visit for a month, you wri… https://t.co/s0ohgLKsDv
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriUK state radio has been full of people welcoming the illegal assassination in Baghdad. If U.K. military chief were… https://t.co/qCFBjiA0AZ
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1/10
2020
I am deeply concerned about the death sentence given to Mohamed Ramadhan and Husain Moosa today. The UK has proacti… https://t.co/6gewu7KaUw
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriThe US is a little over 200 years old and had been at war all but 16 of those yrs Nuclear weapons have been used o… https://t.co/lxrjMkcIjq
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriPrince Harry uses his fortune and name recognition to run in the next general election as an independent on a socia… https://t.co/ErAikb5QST
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriThere will be many votes we cannot win in this parliament, some will pass us by as, 'just one of those things'. Not… https://t.co/qoBzzkUlbb
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriIt’s also on print. #Bahrain https://t.co/7JzNmK0UfO
Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriA generation of Russians — about 40 million people — have been born or spent their entire education in a political… https://t.co/9VVeDkfNeK
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1/9
2020
@waishda This is the only fact Neil deGrasse Tyson knows about Arabs, too. He’s been talking about this for 10 years
1/4
2020
My twitter feed in a nutshell: If you think the US did a bad thing, you’re an Iranian stooge If you think Suleima… https://t.co/8yWYGiwAKX @alaashehabi At least everyone’s ruled out Sulaymani
1/3
2020
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Retweeted by Ali Al-JamriBritish colonialism stabilised - or perhaps froze - the political situation in the region. The changes, especially… https://t.co/4yBRjofrHRFor Bahrain, it helped stabilise the hold of the Bani Utub tribe and the Al Khalifa family in ruling Bahrain. Their… https://t.co/1qXl4YDVpQThe tribal leaders who signed the General Maritime Treaty were elevated above their rivals and their families becam… https://t.co/GmY4XGvLGCWhat the British called piracy, the Arabs considered their economic model. The coastal Arabs placed a toll on all n… https://t.co/cFULAWUuoYAnd what was piracy? In Britain’s Empire: Resistance, Repression and Revolt, Richard Gott describes “piracy” as “a… https://t.co/Zia5lo1YmAThe six Arab towns of the Pirate Coast - Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaima - would… https://t.co/ei766SGFRh2020 marks the 200th anniversary of British colonialism in #Bahrain and the Gulf. In January 1820, after reducing R… https://t.co/LSqmSKxuslI also end the decade with the painful reality of injustice: that 8 of my personal friends are in jail: - Mohammed… https://t.co/8WxWalZoHd
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1/2
2020
So many tweets on my timeline about the past decade, the new decade, what was good and what was bad... All I can th… https://t.co/ZbQHm8XntM
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1/1
2019
I was born in 1970, and these are the top 5 coolest sounding years since then. 1. 1999 2. 2020 3. 2000 4. 1984 5. 2012
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12/31
2019
It appears that if you oppose the cruelty and illegality of fox hunting and those who club them to death you don’t… https://t.co/DDTgBDYV0y
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12/30
2019
It's not only Iraq. Blair was tuition fees, PFI, ASBOs, ID cards, arms trade corruption, racist war on terror. He… https://t.co/zMdNYy98vA
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamriمن ساحة الانتظار في المحكمة زوجة المحكوم محمد رمضان و اخت المحكوم حسين موسى يتأملون خير و يعيشون أصعب اللحظات في ان… https://t.co/CQQpxe7GPG
Retweeted by Ali Al-Jamriخاتمةُ النقاش مع سجان سميح القاسم من كوّة زنزانتي الصغرى ابصُرُ اشجاراً تبْسمُ لي وسطوحاً يملأها اهلي ونوافذ تبكي… https://t.co/KgWbhGjAiP
12/25
2019
Harry Styles sang ‘FUCK BORIS’ on stage. Where are articles/tweets dissecting his upbringing and mentioning his par… https://t.co/pyG2BzmbHu
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12/24
2019
Interesting not just for gossip. 1. These two merchant families are scions of pre to post-oil wealth in the Gulf. A… https://t.co/rqvsWWZBho
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12/23
2019

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