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Bahrain welcomes fact-finding missions on arrests

October 11, 2010
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Bahrain on Monday said that it welcomed anyone keen to undertake a fact-finding mission in the kingdom. “Whoever wants to learn the facts about the situation in Bahrain is most welcome,” Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al Khalifa and Crown Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa said, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported. “Official...
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French, Spanish FM accuse Lieberman of violating diplomatic etiquette

October 11, 2010
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The foreign ministers of Spain and France on Monday told their Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman that he had “violated every rule of diplomatic etiquette,” an Israeli paper reported on Monday. During a dinner meeting on Sunday, Lieberman told France’s Bernard Kouchner and Spain’s Miguel Angel Moratinos to “solve your own problems in Europe before...
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Saudi students survive shooting scare

October 11, 2010
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Saudi students survive shooting scare

Police in Saudi Arabia have launched a massive manhunt to catch three young men who fired guns randomly inside a high school. Around 350 students and their teachers were gathered for the daily morning lineup at Prince Sultan school in Wadi Al Dawasser when the three young men started firing randomly. “They fired from...
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Bahrain pays rich tribute to business icon

October 11, 2010
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Bahrain pays rich tribute to business icon

Bahrain has paid rich tribute to Abdullah Kanoo, one of its leading businessmen, and the chairman and chief executive officer of the Yusuf Bin Ahmed (YBA) Kanoo Group. Born in Bahrain 1927, Kanoo died at his home in Manama on Sunday morning. He was buried a few hours later in the Manama cemetery in...
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Kuwaiti coastguards arrest five Iraqi fishermen

October 11, 2010
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Kuwaiti coastguards have arrested five Iraqi fishermen on board two boats for violating the state’s territorial waters, an interior ministry official statement said. The statement, cited by the official Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said that the Kuwaitis intercepted the two vessels for fishing inside their territorial waters and that legal measures have been taken...
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Qatar call to help Hungarians displaced by red sludge

October 11, 2010
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Qatar call to help Hungarians displaced by red sludge

A senior Hungarian diplomat in Doha said that relief organizations in his country would accept donations from people in Qatar. Andras Kovacs, deputy head of mission at the Hungarian embassy, told Qatari daily Gulf Times that those wishing to contribute to the disaster relief could send their donations to Hungary’s Red Cross and Interchurch...
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Interpol passports top Qatar police meeting in November

October 11, 2010
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Interpol passports top Qatar police meeting in November

International police agency Interpol members will discuss issuing special passports to enable staff to travel internationally without requiring visas at a meeting in Qatar next month. “We consider this an important issue that will ease the movement of officers without the need for visas,” Brigadier Khalifa Al Nasr, director of the Arab and International...
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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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