Archive for September 15th, 2010

Bahrainis arrested on charges of plotting a string of car attacks

September 15, 2010
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Two Bahrainis have been arrested on charges of plotting a wave of car bombings on Eid Al Fitr, the celebrations marking the end of Ramadan, the interior ministry has said. The string of attacks were planned to occur at 10 sensitive areas, using cars loaded with locally-made highly explosive devices, as part of a...
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Kuwait moves to calm ominous sectarian tension

September 15, 2010
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Kuwait’s government and parliament speaker have called for restraint and an end to statements by lawmakers likely to inflame sectarian tensions between Sunnis and Shiites triggered by abusive remarks made by Yasser Al Habeeb, a Shiite hardliner. The government should be allowed to handle the situation as it is determined to take all to...
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US-based Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) launches first international chapter in Qatar

September 15, 2010
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US-based Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has launched its first international student chapter at the Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). During a panel discussion, NU-Q senior associate dean of Journalism Richard Roth said that SPJ voted this year to have its first international chapter to mark its 101st anniversary. The society, founded in 1901,...
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Qatar may ease foreign investment limit in listed companies

September 15, 2010
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Qatar may ease foreign investment limit in listed companies as the country’s bourse is set to be linked to global stock markets. “Eventually, it will have to happen. The government is aware of the issue and I believe discussions are going on in the right direction,” an industry source told Qatari daily Gulf Times....
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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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