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Jordan elections slogans “vague and unimpressive”

October 18, 2010
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Jordan elections slogans “vague and unimpressive”

From fighting corruption to liberating Iraq and Palestine to achieving reform in the Kingdom, candidates for Jordan’s parliament are making all sorts of promises in their efforts to woo voters in the November 9 elections, a local daily reported. Since the campaign season began last week, parliamentary hopefuls have raced to reserve corners, traffic...
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Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar to undergo structural changes to accommodate modern brands

October 18, 2010
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Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar to undergo structural changes to accommodate modern brands

Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar, the oldest covered shopping complex in the world, will soon be changed to accommodate modern brand companies. According to the Turkish Daily News, prominent Turkish brands are competing to open stores in the Grand Bazaar, the historic shopping complex in Istanbul, under a 140 million Turkish Liras refurbishment. The changes will...
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Cuban pilots helped 150,000 Jews move to Israel in 1950s

October 18, 2010
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Five Cuban pilots were responsible for flying 150,000 Jews from Iraq, Iran, India and Yemen to Israel in the 1950s, the French daily La Liberation reported on Monday. According to the report, based on an interview the Cuban historian Rolando Marron gave to the Cuban daily Juventud Rebelde, the details of the operation have...
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Israel invites 33 Chilean miners in international PR campaign

October 18, 2010
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Israel has launched an international PR campaign by inviting the 33 Chilean miners who were rescued last week to experience a “spiritual journey” this Christmas in the Holy Land. Israel’s Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov on Monday extended the official invitation to the men who were trapped underground for 68 days in a mine in...
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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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