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Italian ambassador to Bahrain welcomes Gulf Air Rome route launch

August 27, 2011
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Italian ambassador to Bahrain welcomes Gulf Air Rome route launch

The new air link between Manama and Rome will strengthen bilateral ties, the Italian ambassador to Bahrain has said. The route, announced by Gulf Air last week, will be the second between the Bahraini capital and a major city in the Italian peninsula after Bahrain’s national airline started flights to Milan in March this...
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Al Jazeera should give Palestinian state bid more coverage – Qatari editor

August 27, 2011
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A Qatari daily has criticized Doha-based Al Jazeera broadcaster for its limited coverage of the Palestinian bid for statehood at the United Nations. “It is disconcerting for many of us that the satellite TV channel that prides itself on being the voice of the Arab people and being seen by most around the world as such...
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Gulf Air to fly to Rome, Entebbe and Juba

August 27, 2011
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Bahrain’s national carrier Gulf Air on Wednesday announced the launch of services to Rome, the Italian capital, Entebbe, the hub of Uganda’s commercial sector and Juba, the capital of newly independent country, South Sudan. Services to Rome will begin on November 30 with four flights per week, Entebbe on December 5 with also four weekly flights and...
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Doha confirms 2020 Olympics bid

August 27, 2011
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Qatar has confirmed that it will join the race to bid for the 2020 Olympic Games after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it was open to the idea of the event being held outside the traditional July-August window. The Qatari announcement came less than nine months after being awarded football’s showpiece on an...
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Probe commission to receive complaints until September 30

August 27, 2011
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Bahrain Independent Commission of Inquiry (BICI) on Friday said that September 30 would be the final date for the submission of complaints. The BICI, mandated to “investigate and report on the events that occurred in Bahrain in February and March and their consequences, said that it had received more than 2,500 complaints since it...
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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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