Archive for October 5th, 2010

Britain and Spain refuse to attend conference Israel wants to hold in Jerusalem

October 5, 2010
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Britain and Spain have refused to attend the biannual tourism conference of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on October 20-22, because it will be held in Jerusalem, Israel’s tourism minister, has said. Most countries do not recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “OECD officials demanded that we not bring the delegates to...
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October 5, 2010
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Syria’s prime minister will visit Kuwait on October 20, a Kuwaiti daily reported. Mohammad Naji Otri will head a delegation of ministers and will hold talks with the Kuwaiti leaders during his two-day visit, according to Al Jareeda. Talks will cover Arab and regional issues with a focus on peace in the Middle East...
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Pledge to boost traffic safety after five peole killed in two days

October 5, 2010
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Pledge to boost traffic safety after five peole killed in two days

Bahrain’s traffic authorities have pledged to boost road safety by intensifying traffic patrols and road monitoring after five people were killed in two days. The five victims, three Bahrainis, one Indian and one Bangladeshi, were killed in four accidents on Sunday and Monday. “We will strongly push for full compliance with traffic regulations and...
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Call for action as weapons sold openly in Kuwait flea market

October 5, 2010
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Call for action as weapons sold openly in Kuwait flea market

Kuwaitis are urging the authorities to take action on the open sale of firearms by unlicensed sellers to unlicensed buyers at a weekly flea market in Kuwait. Despite laws imposing strict restrictions on gun ownership in Kuwait, young people can get hold of a handgun or hunting rifle for as little as KD30, Al...
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Qatar mulls moves to ensure labourers’ financial security

October 5, 2010
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Qatar is mulling a move to secure financial protection for labourers by requiring private companies to provide the labour ministry with monthly details of the salaries paid to their workers. The move will allow the authorities to make sure that workers are paid on time and that there are no undue deductions or delays....
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Qatar Airways launches third daily flight to Bangkok

October 5, 2010
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Qatar Airways will launch a third daily flight to Bangkok on November 1, the airline said. The new Bangkok service will continue to Vietnam with four of the flights heading onwards to the capital Hanoi and three onto Ho Chi Minh City. Passengers originating in Thailand or Vietnam can also purchase tickets to fly...
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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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