Archive for January 12th, 2012

Iran envoy to Kuwait barred from running in elections

January 12, 2012
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Iran’s ambassador to Kuwait has been reportedly barred from running in his country’s parliament elections in March, a Kuwaiti daily reported. According to Al Anba newspaper, Rouhullah Qahremani Chabok had sought to represent Rasht, the capital of Gilan Province and the largest city on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast, where he was the top administrator before his...
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Ban on Kuwait former lawmaker’s candidacy sparks controversy

January 12, 2012
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An ad-hoc committee screening the applications of Kuwaiti candidates for next month’s parliamentary elections has ruled out former lawmaker Faisal Al Mislim from the race. The committee made the decision late on Wednesday after a local court upheld an earlier verdict against the ex-PM in a case brought against him by a bank for...
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Qatar turns spotlight on religious options for stem cell science

January 12, 2012
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The latest in stem cell research, its applications for developing new therapeutic approaches for a variety of diseases and policy options available within cultural, ethical, and religious parameters will be the focus of a conference in Qatar next month.
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Three young Qataris die in car accident

January 12, 2012
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Three Qataris, between the age of 18 to 20, died when their car overturned after a tyre burst. Ahmad Al Buainianin, 18, Hamad Mohammad, 18, and Khalid Abdullah, 20, were riding in a pick-up on the Khoor coastal highway on their way to the capital, Doha, when they lost control of the vehicle, local daily Al Raya reported...
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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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