Archive for September 16th, 2010

High-speed rail to link Manama with Doha in 51 minutes

September 16, 2010
By

A high-speed rail link is being planned between Qatar’s Education City and Bahrain that would make a one-way journey possible in just 51 minutes. The idea is to woo Bahraini students to enrol at the various prestigious foreign universities and educational institutions in Education City in Doha. The link is part of an ambitious...
Read more »

Posted in General | Comments Off

Women’s chances dwindling in Bahrain’s elections

September 16, 2010
By

Women’s chances to win seats in Bahrain’s parliamentary elections next month have been dealt a new blow after Fawzia Zainal withdrew from the race. “I am sorry that I have to withdraw, but this a case of force majeure and time pressure makes it impossible for me to run,” Fawzia said hours before the...
Read more »

Posted in General | Comments Off

Kuwait says it will attend Arab summit in Baghdad

September 16, 2010
By

Kuwait said that it would attend the next Arab League summit scheduled in Baghdad in March 2011. “We support the Arab summit and if it is decided that it will be held in Baghdad, we will be there,” Jassem Al Mubaraki, the head of the Arab world department at the foreign ministry, said. “Kuwait...
Read more »

Posted in General | Comments Off

Kuwait posts budget surplus for 11th consecutive year

September 16, 2010
By

Kuwait posted a budget surplus for the 11th consecutive year, the National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) said. The surplus in the 2009-2010 fiscal year was KD 6.4 billion, up from KD 2.7 billion in the previous fiscal year, the bank said. The NBK said in a report about the state financial status, released on...
Read more »

Posted in General | Comments Off

Search

About the author

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

Random Image

15 visitors online now
2 guests, 13 bots, 0 members
Max visitors today: 19 at 01:08 am UTC
This month: 31 at 09-01-2017 03:22 pm UTC
This year: 48 at 05-21-2017 10:47 am UTC
All time: 137 at 07-08-2013 12:50 pm UTC
Better Tag Cloud