Archive for August 21st, 2010

Bahrain says religious figures, businessmen were funding acts of sabotage and violence in the country

August 21, 2010
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Bahrain security authorities said that religious figures and businessmen have funded the cells instigating violence in the country. “Investigations into the cell targeting national security and the country’s stability have revealed that the suspects and other people in Bahrain and abroad head and fund sabotage cells,” a public security source said. “The funds are...
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US transfers eight rescued Iranian fishermen

August 21, 2010
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Eight Iranian fishermen rescued by Americans after their boat caught fire have been transferred to another Iranian boat, the US Navy said. “USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) transferred eight rescued Iranian mariners via a small boat transfer to the AKL Chiroo, an Iranian Navy Delvar class ship in the Arabian Sea,” the Bahrain-headquartered...
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Bahrain says it will not be used as launch pad to attack Iran

August 21, 2010
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Bahrain’s foreign minister has ruled out allowing the US to use his country to launch attacks on any country, in an apparent reference to Iran. “The presence of a US naval base in Bahrain does not mean that Manama will allow its use to launch an attack on any country,” Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmad...
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Bahrain arrests 12 more people on charges of arson, sabotage

August 21, 2010
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Bahraini security has arrested 12 suspects on charges of acts of arson and sabotage, the Public Security deputy chief has said. The suspects arrested on Thursday had set tyres, garbage pins, empty water tanks and private property on fire and hurled firebombs on roads in various areas of the country, putting people’s lives at...
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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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