Archive for September 22nd, 2010

Kuwait, Saudi Arabia agree on ID travel

September 22, 2010
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Kuwait and Saudi Arabia have agreed to allow their citizens to travel between the two countries using their identity cards instead of passports. Saudi interior minister Prince Nayef Ibn Abdul Aziz Al Saud and his Kuwaiti counterpart Shaikh Jaber Al Khalid Al Subah are scheduled to ink the agreement in the Bahraini capital where...
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Netanyahu told to be a man and freeze settlements

September 22, 2010
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An Israeli columnist has told his prime minister to “be a man and freeze the settlements.” Writing for Haaretz, Aluf Benn said that Netanyahu must inform the cabinet that the freeze on settlement construction will be extended by three months, during which he will conduct intensive negotiations with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on...
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Qatar bans three variants of popular shampoo

September 22, 2010
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Qatar has banned three more variants of popular brands of shampoo in the local market after their samples failed quality tests, Qatari media reported. A panel of experts on Tuesday ordered traders to take the shampoo brands “Pantene” (V00912667k2h724), “Blooming” (1028.6) and “Roberta” off their shelves with immediate effect. The panel, with representation from...
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Qatar to build hospital in Palestine

September 22, 2010
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Qatar will build a hospital in Palestine to treat people injured in mine blasts. The project will be implemented in collaboration with the medical and humanitarian aid department of the Arab League. Qatar will bear the cost of construction of the hospital and also provide medical equipment. The Arab League secretary general has donated...
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Families in Qatar hiring limousines to ferry their children to school

September 22, 2010
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Families in cash-rich Qatar are hiring limousines to ferry their children to school and back home. The new social trend coincided with the start of the new academic year on Sunday and was adopted by parents wary of dug-up roads, traffic snarl-ups and a time-consuming school transport, Qatari media said, quoting officials from Karwa...
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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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