Archive for August 16th, 2010

Kuwait seeks ban on BlackBerry porn sites

August 16, 2010
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Kuwait has asked local mobile providers to block the access through BlackBerry services of pornographic and immoral sites, a local paper said. The communication ministry discussed with the three providers of mobile services in Kuwait BlackBerry issues that have emerged in the Arabian Gulf and asked them to block porn and immoral sites, Al...
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Kuwait’s central bank rejects bids from four Iranian and one Iraqi banks to open branches

August 16, 2010
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Kuwait’s central bank has reportedly rejected bids from four Iranian and one Iraqi banks to open branches in Kuwait after they failed to meet the required criteria, a local daily said. According to a local banking insider, the five whose bids were turned down are not major banks either in their own countries or...
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Expatriate Bahrainis to cast ballots on October 19

August 16, 2010
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Bahrainis living abroad will cast their ballots in the parliamentary elections on October 19, four days before their fellow citizens in Bahrain, the head of the elections commission said. Voting in the second round for Bahraini expatriates will be held one week later on October 26, Nawaf Al Mouawda said. Bahrain this month said...
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Public speaker blasts media for bias against Muslims

August 16, 2010
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A Muslim public speaker who was barred from entering Britain and Canada in June has blasted international media that “wage war against Islam”, saying that they are “fighting peace.” “Islam is the most misunderstood religion. It bears the brunt of myths as well as hatred propaganda. The mass media, aligned to treacherous domestic as...
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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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