Predictable Ambush


Just as I was about to walk out the door to go meet Ahmed, Majid called. Abdul wanted to see me. I said I was late and would see him when I got back. Moments later, Majid called me again. Except it was Abdul. I met him. He told me I was not allowed to go. …

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The Truth Is Out……


So I've been promising a major bit of news and here it is. After it all went off over the wages, Issam, Chris and Simon decided we should all have a meeting to discuss the email that we had sent (see below). As you will see, the email was to the point, factual, and decisive. …

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The Aftermath … So Far


This is where we or at... Last night, Andrew and Chris accompanied Dominic Smithers to the airport via dinner at a restaurant. Chris was supposed to let me know where they were going, but either he forgot or he had already told me but I had not heard him. Either way, I didn't go and neither did Ray or Terry …

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Strike Action Update


Though we worked, we did not go into the office Thursday or Saturday (Friday being our day off). Abdul knew we were working because I had told him we were. This morning I got a call from Abdul. I then emailed the crew summarising what he had said; Abdul had joked about his points not being alphabetical. …

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Stuck In Jordan


Shatat is still stuck in Jordan. ATG is still refusing to bring him out here. Abdul apparently told Andrew that he could get another Shatat out here within a few days. He also infuriated Emad by saying that since we trained Emad and Shatat up we should do the same with local people to replace them. …

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