Archive for June, 2010

Israel says it had arrested an Israeli soldier for allegedly spying for Hezbollah

June 30, 2010
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Israel on Wednesday said it had arrested an Israeli soldier for allegedly spying for Hezbollah. The soldier, a resident of northern Israel, is suspected of having taken part in a gang that smuggled drugs from Lebanon and transferred sensitive military information on Israeli security to a Hezbollah-linked figure, Haaretz reported. The military police arrested...
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NATO urges Muslim countries to seize opportunities and help achieve stability and security in war-torn Afghanistan

June 30, 2010
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Muslim countries should avail of the several possibilities available to achieve stability in Afghanistan and help the war-torn country move forward in the reconstruction process, North Atlantic Organisation Treaty (Nato) secretary general has said. “Countries with a Muslim majority can play a very strong role in Afghanistan because our Muslim partners can draw on...
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Kuwaiti liberal group leader sentenced to three months for slandering prime minister

June 30, 2010
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Kuwaiti liberal group leader sentenced to three months for slandering prime minister

Khalid Al Fadhala, the secretary general of the Kuwait Democratic National Alliance, was on Wednesday sentenced to three months in jail for slandering the prime minister. Kuwait’s lower court also ruled that Al Fadhalah pay a KD 150 fine for accusing the prime minister Shaikh Nasser Mohammad Al Ahmad Al Sabah of involvement in...
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Kuwaiti husband beats wife, American kills baby for spoiling World Cup viewing

June 30, 2010
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 A Kuwaiti man has been summoned by the police for allegedly breaking his wife’s nose for nagging him during a World Cup match. In her charges, the woman said that her husband had beaten her up after blaming him for devoting too much time to watching a football match. The angry husband insulted her...
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More than 93,000 Kuwaitis and Kuwait-based foreigners banned from travel for not paying debts

June 30, 2010
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More than 93,000 Kuwaitis and Kuwait-based foreigners have been banned from travel after they failed to pay their debts. According to Ali Al Dhubaha, the chairman of the Sentences Enforcement Department Counselor, out of the 93,099 people, 30,970 are Kuwaitis who owe KD 785 million to people or establishments and the rest are expatriates...
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Gag on Al Jassem’s case reporting has not been lifted despite his release

June 30, 2010
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A gag on news about the case a Kuwaiti blogger and lawyer has not been lifted despite his release following a 49-day detention period. Mohammad Al Jassem was allowed to go home pending his trial in September, but the public prosecutor said that the gag imposed on the print, audio and visual reporting on...
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Bahrain Medical Society candidate says confusion marred elections

June 30, 2010
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The first woman who sought to chair Bahrain’s medical society has called for a probe into the board elections, saying there are persistent doubts of mismanagement. “There was some chaos during the elections and the tallies do not add up,” Dr Ibtisam Al Alawi said in her first statement after she ran but lost...
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Muslims plan to land scientific lab on moon in 2013

June 30, 2010
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Muslims are planning to land a scientific lab called Mohammad I on the moon by 2013, a scientist has said. “The station will be called Mohammad after the Prophet and it is our scientific response for the negative stereotyping against the prophet,” Radhouane Fakir, a Canadian scientist of Moroccan descent, said at Al Fanar...
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Bahrain’s second largest Shiite society denies claims it is working on an elections deal with Al Wefaq

June 30, 2010
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The Islamic Action Society, the second largest Shiite political and religious formation in Bahrain, has denied claims it was working on a deal with Al Wefaq, the country’s largest society, to secure seats in the forthcoming parliamentary and municipality elections. “We have heard rumours that our society is striking a deal with Al Wefaq...
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Arabian Gulf’s first consumers’ channel to broadcast from Qatar

June 30, 2010
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A Saudi entrepreneur has announced the launch of the region’s first satellite channel on consumer issues. Dr Sami Abdul Aziz Osman, the channel chairman, said that the channel, to be based in Qatar, would go on air on September 11, 2011 and will deal with issues faced by Arab consumers. Initially, programmes would be...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Career
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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