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Give me a wife and I will vote in favour of the constitutional reforms

August 20, 2010
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Give me a wife and I will vote in favour of the constitutional reforms, an elderly Turkish man told the ruling party. “I will say ‘Yes”. That is easy. But, you have to find me a woman whom I can marry,” Ömer Sosyal, 96, told Suat Kınıklıoğlu, a deputy with the ruling Justice and...
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US warns Turkish companies on Iran ties

August 20, 2010
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Turkish companies that keep their relations with Iran in defiance of sanctions risk having all business ties with the United States severed, a US government delegation to Turkey has reportedly said. “A team from the Treasury Department visited Turkey this week and discussed the new US legislation on the UN decision sanctions...
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US Navy rescues eight Iranians

August 20, 2010
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The US Navy has saved eight Iranians who were in danger after their ship was on fire. “Units assigned to Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group rescued eight Iranian mariners in the Arabian Sea,” the Bahrain-headquartered Navy said in a statement. “At approximately 8:45 pm on Thursday, while conducting a routine mission over the...
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Bahrain plans establishment of a war college specialised in advanced military science

August 20, 2010
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Bahrain is mulling the establishment of a war college specialised in advanced military science. King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa on Thursday evening ordered the study for setting up the institution that will be affiliated with the Bahrain Defence Force, prepare the BDF and National Guard officers and boost mobilisation standards. “We are keen...
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Doha municipality hires 15 Qatari women to work as food inspectors

August 20, 2010
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Doha municipality has hired 15 Qatari women to work as food inspectors as all shops and restaurants in the Qatari capital have been put under strict surveillance during the holy month of Ramadan. The women inspectors, who have graduated from Qatar University with degrees in food science, have already started their work and given...
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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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