Archive for September 29th, 2010

Passengers blast Israel’s army for using excessive force to take over Gaza-bound aid ship

September 29, 2010
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Israel’s army used excessive force while taking over a Gaza-bound aid ship organized by Jewish and Israeli activists, the boat’s passengers said. Their statement contradicts the military’s official version claiming that the takeover had been uneventful, Israeli daily Haaretz reported. The army on Tuesday said that Israeli naval commandos peacefully boarded the Jewish aid...
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Bahrain acts of sabotage rehearsal for destablisation in other Gulf countries: FM

September 29, 2010
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Bahrain acts of sabotage rehearsal for destablisation in other Gulf countries: FM

The acts of terror and sabotage in Bahrain served also as a rehearsal for similar acts in other Gulf countries, Bahrain’s foreign minister has said. “We have arrested the leaders of the network, the ones in Bahrain. There were also non Bahrainis implicated in acts of terrorism and in rehearsing them to carry them...
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Bahrainis back up moves to disassociate Muslims from terrorism

September 29, 2010
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Bahrainis have backed up efforts by Arab and Muslim leaders to halt blunt oral and physical expressions of suspicion toward Islam and hostility towards Muslims. “We have regularly encouraged inter-faith dialogue and understanding between all religions,” Shaikh Salah Al Jowder said. “There are a few steps that need to be taken to help foster...
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Saudi prince calls for formation of Saudi policewomen force

September 29, 2010
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Saudi prince calls for formation of Saudi policewomen force

A Saudi prince has called for the formation of a policewomen force in Saudi Arabia, saying that the Saudi society has long delayed such a decision. Writing for Saudi daily Al Ektisadiya, Prince Saud Bin Mansoor Al Saud noted that Saudi women have not been given the formal opportunity to work in the police...
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Three in four cancer cases in Qatar are expatriates

September 29, 2010
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Three in four cancer cases in Qatar are expatriates, the local media have reported. “The number of cancer cases reported in Qatar in 2009 was 756. Out of these cases, 562 patients were expatriates and 194 were nationals,” Qatari daily The Peninsula reported on Wednesday. The figure seemed consistent with the number of foreigners...
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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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