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Curfew imposed along vital Manama highway

March 16, 2011
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Curfew imposed along vital Manama highway

Bahrain on Wednesday imposed a 12-hour curfew alongside a highway in central Manama and banned gatherings and demonstrations in the country. In a communiqué read on Bahrain TV, a curfew is imposed between 4pm and 4am alongside the highway from the Saif Flyover until the traffic lights before the Shaikh Eisa Bin Salman Bridge,...
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Controversy in Kuwait after Egyptian lawyers threaten to quit over equal pay

March 16, 2011
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A controversy has erupted over a decision by Egypt’s new justice minister not to allow Egyptian judges to work in Kuwait until Kuwait’s Higher Council of Justice gives them the same salary and benefits package as their Kuwaiti colleagues. Mohammad Abdul Aziz Al Jundi, the Egyptian Minister of Justice, this week issued the decree...
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Qatar could nominate Al Atiyyah as next Arab League chief

March 16, 2011
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Qatar is likely to nominate Abdul Rahman Al Atiyyah, the outgoing Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) secretary-general, to be the next secretary-general of the Arab League, Qatari media reported on Tuesday. If successful, Al Atiyyah will replace Amr Mousa, who is resigning to run for president in the Egyptian elections. He would also be the...
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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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