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Saudi women in unprecdented race

September 27, 2010
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Saudi women will be taking part in an unprecedented marathon in the English city of Sheffield next month, a Saudi paper reported. The race will be held on October 9 under the patronage of Princess Fadwa Bint Khalid Bin Abdullah, the wife of the Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom, organizers said. Participants will...
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Kuwaiti MP pledges to shave half his moustache if claims are true

September 27, 2010
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Kuwaiti MP pledges to shave half his moustache if claims are true

A Kuwaiti lawmaker has pledged to shave off half his moustache, an act of self-inflicted humiliation in the Arab world, if claims made by a columnist against him proved to be true. In his column “Exclamation Mark” in Al Watan daily, Fuad Al Hashem wrote that Islamist MP Waleed Al Tabtabai who was aboard...
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400 cases filed in Qatar’s courts against ministries, private companies

September 27, 2010
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Around 400 cases have been filed in Qatar’s courts this year against private companies, ministries and other government agencies by employees and others, local media reported. The complaints were mostly about the non-payment of compensation, dues, termination and other benefits. The number of cases has more than doubled since the last judicial year when...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
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  • 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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