Archive for December 12th, 2011

Marzouki elected Tunisia’s new president

December 12, 2011
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Tunisia’s new constituent assembly on Monday evening elected Moncef Marzouki, a former opposition figure, a doctor and rights activist, as the country’s interim president. He was the only candidate running after eight applications were refused for not securing the support of at least 15 members of the assembly while one applicant was below the...
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Libya takes first step towards creating media system

December 12, 2011
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Libyan government representatives and civil society activists have announced a series of media principles and recommendations to the National Transitional Council. The historic step toward creating a viable media system for the country was taken after the government-led Libyan delegation concluded a high-profile conference, the Media Vision for Libya: A Good Offices Conference, hosted...
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No deal yet on Syria’s conditions: Arab League chief

December 12, 2011
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No Arab country has accepted the conditions set by Syria to allow observers into the country, the head of the Arab League has said. “The Arab foreign ministers will meet within days to review Syria’s conditional response to signing the protocol to send observers into the country,” Nabeel Al Araby told Kuwaiti daily Al Anba on...
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Kuwait court rules in favour of pink taxis

December 12, 2011
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A Kuwaiti court has cancelled an interior ministry decision that denied a Kuwaiti woman the right to set up a women-only taxi company. The plan announced last year to set Kuwait’s first pink taxi company was stalled after the interior ministry rejected the application, claiming there was no law in Kuwait that allowed women...
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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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