Archive for September 26th, 2010

Bahrain asks ministers to limit overseas trips

September 26, 2010
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Bahrain’s government has asked its ministers and senior officials to limit their overseas travel and to reduce the size of traveling delegations. “Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa has directed that the participation of ministers and senior officials in events abroad should be confined to highly significant occasions,” Shaikh Ahmad Bin Atiyatallah...
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Kuwait teachers postpone sit-in amid pledges to discuss their demands

September 26, 2010
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Kuwait teachers postpone sit-in amid pledges to discuss their demands

A planned sit-in by Kuwait’s Teachers’ Society was postponed following a meeting with the prime minister. The 25-minute protest was scheduled to be staged on October 5 to protest against the education minister’s decision to lengthen the school day by 25 to 35 minutes. However, the society said that it would put off the...
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Kuwait to scrap controversial sponsorship system in February

September 26, 2010
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Kuwait will scrap the controversial sponsorship system in February, the social affairs and labour minister has said. “We will eliminate the sponsorship system in February to coincide with the launch of the labour affairs authority,” Mohammad Al Afassi said. “This will be our gift to expatriates on the occasion of Liberation Day,” he said,...
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Qatar includes traffic awareness programmes in school curriculum

September 26, 2010
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Qatar has included traffic awareness programmes in its school curriculum to boost safety, a senior official of the Traffic Department has said. “The department is working with the Supreme Education Council (SEC) to implement programmes and activities in the schools to raise awareness among students about traffic safety and traffic rules,” Mubarak Al Nuaimi,...
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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
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  • 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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