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Prominent Kuwaiti liberal thinker Ahmad Al Baghdadi dies

August 9, 2010
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Prominent Kuwaiti liberal thinker Ahmad Al Baghdadi dies

Ahmad Al Baghdadi, one of Kuwait’s best known secular writers and academics, has died following a long battle with illness. Al Baghdadi, 60, died in Shaikh Khalifa Hospital in Abu Dhabi where he had been admitted. Born on January 1, 1950, Al Baghdadi is regarded as a prominent leader in liberal activism in Kuwait...
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Election date announcement marks final stretch in heated race

August 9, 2010
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The announcement in Bahrain that the third parliamentary and municipal elections will be held on October 23 has marked the final stretch in the increasingly heated race for seats in the lower chamber and on the country’s five municipal councils. “We are happy with the announcement of the date, but we have been expecting...
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Bahrain’s parliament speaker seeks third mandate

August 9, 2010
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Bahrain’s parliament speaker seeks third mandate

Bahrain’s lower chamber speaker said that he would seek a third mandate and that he would run in the parliamentary elections to be held on October 23. Khalifa Al Dhahrani, speaker of the 2002-2006 and 2006-2010 lower chambers, made the announcement on the same day King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa said that Bahrain’s...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
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  • 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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