Archive for March 26th, 2011

Storm forces Kuwait to shut airport

March 26, 2011
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Heavy winds pushing tonnes of dust enveloped much of Kuwait Friday evening, causing disruptions in several areas and forcing the civil aviation to shut down the airport. “In view of bad weather conditions, dense dusty storm, and strong winds blowing in the country, all incoming flights were transferred to nearby airports while all outgoing...
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Al Asala bloc expels Al Mouawda for not adhering to society line

March 26, 2011
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Lawmaker Adel Al Mouawda, one of the senior leaders of Al Asala, the flagship of Salafism in Bahrain, was on Thursday expelled by his society. The society attributed its decision to non-compliance with the society line on the way to handle the resignations of 18 MPs representing Al Wefaq, and to unwillingness to accommodate...
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Opposition society seeks Kuwaiti mediation in national dialogue

March 26, 2011
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Kuwait’s parliament speaker has reportedly told Al Wefaq, Bahrain’s largest political society, that he would push for mediation with the Bahraini authorities only after the society submits a formal request signed by the Bahraini opposition. In the letter, the opposition would request the facilitation, would not set any precondition for the launch of the...
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Bahrain cancels scholarships of 40 students for anti-government rallies

March 26, 2011
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Bahrain has cancelled the scholarships of 40 students for taking part in rallies calling for the overthrow of the regime, the education ministry said on Friday. “The scholarships were granted with the stipulation that the students behave in a satisfactory manner and commit themselves to not harming the reputation of Bahrain in any way,”...
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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
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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