Archive for August 31st, 2010

Bahrain sets up hotline to track violence as it names ten suspects

August 31, 2010
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Bahrain’s interior ministry set up a hotline to encourage people to assist in tracking down suspects or preventing violence as it named ten people allegedly involved in acts of sabotage and assault . The ministry said in a statement that the two of the suspects were involved in the assault on Muhannad Abu Zeitoun, the managing...
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Kuwait develops plan to counter possible radioactive pollution accidents

August 31, 2010
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Kuwait’s health ministry has developed “an integrated plan” to counter any possible radioactive pollution accidents. The announcement was made days after Iran launched the Bushehr nuclear reactor across the Arabian Gulf from Kuwait. The plan, worked out in cooperation with the Interior Ministry’s Directorate General of Civil Defense, follows the International Atomic Energy Agency’s...
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Most Kuwaitis text messages while driving

August 31, 2010
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More than half of Kuwaiti drivers use their cell phones to text messages while behind the wheel, a study indicates. The study, carried out by Dr Zakiya Al Hashmi, professor of sociology at Kuwait University, showed that 53% of the respondents admitted sending or receiving text messages while on the road. It also indicated...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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