Archive for August 4th, 2010

Gulf Air launches three new flights amid positive corporate trends

August 4, 2010
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Gulf Air, Bahrain’s national carrier, on Wednesday said that it was launching flights to Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia, Basra in Iraq and Isfahan in Iran. Samer Majali, Gulf Air Chief Executive Officer, said that the services to the new destinations that also include previously announced Aden and Colombo will be rolled out...
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Lawmaker wants education minister to address case of stalled PhD students

August 4, 2010
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A Kuwaiti lawmaker has urged the education minister to seek a prompt solution to the dilemma of Kuwaiti students whose academic status has waded into controversy. “We have Kuwaiti students who have been studying for a PhD in Bahrain, but their studies have been suspended for more than seven months now,” MP Mohammad Al...
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Kuwait tightens visit visa delivery in anti-begging campaign

August 4, 2010
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Kuwait has halted the delivery of visit visas as part of an anti-begging campaign, a local paper has said. “The interior minister has issued directives to deliver visit visas for Arab nationals only in extreme cases in order to help fight the phenomenon of begging in Ramadan,” Al Shahed daily said, quoting unnamed sources....
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“Unseen Treasures” exhibition to highlight Islamic civilisation in India, Turkey, Central Asia and Andalucia

August 4, 2010
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Fifty new objects will be on display in the permanent galleries of Qatar’s Museum of Islamic Art from the first day of Ramadan, museum officials have said. The new objects of the “Unseen Treasures” exhibition represent the history of Islamic civilisation in several regions including Iraq, India, Iran, Turkey, Central Asia, Andalucia and others...
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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
Education
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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