Archive for August 29th, 2010

Bahrain denies claims it stopped paying for Mshaima’s cancer treatment

August 29, 2010
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Bahrain on Sunday evening denied as “untrue and lacking credibility” reports that it had stopped financing the treatment of Hassan Mshaima, the head of Haq Movement, from cancer. The activist this summer said that he was suffering from cancer and told supporters that he would be traveling to Turkey and then to Britain for...
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Disgruntled imam locks mosque, prevents prayers until he is paid

August 29, 2010
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Disgruntled imam locks mosque, prevents prayers until he is paid

A disgruntled imam has locked the doors of a mosque in Saudi Arabia and prevented the performance of prayers, arguing that he had not been paid. Saudi daily Al Yaum reported that a benefactor had volunteered to pay the salary of the Sudanese imam for leading the prayers. However, he failed to provide the...
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Eid on September 10, Kuwaiti astronomer says

August 29, 2010
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Eid Al Fitr, the celebrations marking the end of Ramadan, will be on Friday September 10, a Kuwaiti astronomer has said. “The date, based on astronomical calculations, means that Muslims will be this year fasting 30 days,” Dr Saleh Al Ujairi said. “There will be no need to sight the moon for Eid this...
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Bahrain denies media report about Iran’s influence in Gulf countries

August 29, 2010
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Bahrain has denied a media report that it had reviewed the alleged Iranian threat to Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries with Egypt. “The report about King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa discussing with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Iranian power in the Gulf states is not true,” Nabeel Al Hamer, media advisor to King Hamad,...
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Qatari women are delaying marriages and having fewer children as education and work gain significance

August 29, 2010
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Qatari women are delaying marriages and having fewer children as education and work gain significance, a Qatar Statistics Authority report indicates. According to the Millennium Development Goals in Qatar 2010 (MDG Qatar 2010) report, the fertility rate of Qatari women has decreased from 5.7 children in 1999 to 3.8 children per woman during her...
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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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