Archive for August 12th, 2010

Tunisian lawyers request religious authorities to ban the broadcasting of Iranian television series depicting prophets

August 12, 2010
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Four Tunisian lawyers have requested the local religious authorities to ban the broadcasting of Iranian television series that visually depicted prophets and religious icons. Two Tunisian private television stations, Nesma TV and Hannibal TV, have been running promo ads that they would broadcast throughout Ramadan, Muslims’ holy month, dramas about the lives of Prophet...
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Bahraini, Egyptian authorities looking for Bahraini girl missing in Cairo

August 12, 2010
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Bahraini and Egyptian authorities are looking for a 16-year-old Bahraini girl who has disappeared in Cairo under mysterious circumstances. The girl’s father, who has issued passionate appeals to the Bahraini interior and foreign ministers for help, said that he and his family had travelled to Cairo to spend their holidays with relatives. On Tuesday...
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MP calls for emulation of Saudi five-year plans example

August 12, 2010
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A Bahraini lawmaker has called for the adoption of medium-term development plans to help implement the country’s economic vision 2030. “Bahrain should emulate the Saudi example of five-year plans to enable private sector investors to gain greater insights into the country’s investment orientations and implementations,” Jassem Husain, MP representing Al Wefaq, the country’s largest...
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Greater demand for domestic helpers in Qatar pits employers against recruiters

August 12, 2010
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Greater demand for domestic helpers in Qatar has pitted employers against recruiters who are asking for higher commission, a local daily said. As more people are using the services of domestic helpers due to increased per capita income and fast-changing lifestyles, the cost of recruiting them has gone up to around QR7,000, almost double...
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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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