Archive for October 27th, 2010

Liberal woman candidate’s election chances dealt a blow

October 27, 2010
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Liberal woman candidate’s election chances dealt a blow

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/bahrain/liberal-woman-candidate-s-election-chances-dealt-a-blow-1.702671 The only woman to reach the second round of the Bahrain parliamentary elections, on Saturday, suffered a huge blow after her opponent was promised the votes of the candidate who came third in the three-way polls. Muneera Fakhroo, a liberal running on a National Action Democratic Society ‘Waad’ ticket thought she had a...
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Universities and colleges need to be relevant, conference told

October 27, 2010
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http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/qatar/universities-and-colleges-need-to-be-relevant-conference-told-1.702258 All higher educational institutions should learn to operate in an international context, and higher education must develop new skills for the 21st century, a seminar in Qatar has recommended. Holding its first seminar in Doha, the World Innovation Summit for Education (Wise) Institute for Education Leadership said that managing information and technology should...
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France will help train Qatar’s police forces

October 27, 2010
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http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/qatar/france-will-help-train-qatar-s-police-forces-1.702096 France is planning to set up an institute to train police forces in Qatar, the head of the French police said. According to Jacques Mignaux, the Director General of the French National Police, the French government has taken steps to set up a high-level institute in Qatar to provide quality training to local...
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Georgian becomes first woman ambassador to Saudi Arabia

October 27, 2010
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Georgian becomes first woman ambassador to Saudi Arabia

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-arabia/georgian-becomes-first-woman-ambassador-to-saudi-arabia-1.702417 A Georgian woman has become the first woman ambassador to Saudi Arabia after presenting her credentials to King Abdullah. Yekaterina Mayering Mikadze is the Georgian ambassador to Kuwait and represents her country in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and the UAE. Few women diplomats are accredited in Saudi Arabia, and these include Susan L....
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Kuwaiti envoy recalled because of Saddam curse

October 27, 2010
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Kuwaiti envoy recalled because of Saddam curse

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/kuwait/kuwaiti-envoy-recalled-because-of-saddam-curse-1.702475 The recall of the former Kuwaiti ambassador from Amman was the result of a curse by the spirit of Saddam Hussain, the former Iraqi leader, a Jordanian newspaper has claimed. Shaikh Faisal Al Humood Al Malek Al Sabah was transferred from his post in Amman to Kuwait last week, in the aftermath of...
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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
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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