Archive for March 19th, 2011

Bahrain edges closer to normalcy

March 19, 2011
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Bahrain is expected to edge closer to normalcy following a call by the civil service bureau to all state employees to resume their work on Sunday following days of disruption. The call to around 34,000 people includes schoolteachers and administration staff, but not the 150,000 students who will have to wait for a clearance...
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Irate families report couple for “shocking” beahviour

March 19, 2011
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Kuwait police had to respond to frantic calls after a couple whose “hot romancing” on a public beach had “children watching and parents phoning for help.” Kuwaiti daily Al Watan reported that a girl wearing revealing clothes and a young man engaged in a “particularly steamy show” on the Salwa beach, totally oblivious to the...
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Bahrain remains committed to dialogue, but stability top priority

March 19, 2011
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Bahrain remains committed to the national dialogue and reforms, but its priority under the present situation is restoring social peace and stability, the foreign minister has said. “The Kingdom of Bahrain is committed to the national dialogue,” Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmad Al Khalifa said.
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Pearl monument torn down

March 19, 2011
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The monument at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Roundabout, popularly known as the Pearl Roundabout, was torn down on Friday afternoon. The monument — six white swords representing the six countries of the GCC adorned on top with a huge pearl that states that Bahrain is the Pearl of the Gulf — was once...
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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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