Archive for April 2nd, 2012

Bahrain court postpones verdict for 21 terror suspects

April 2, 2012
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Bahrain’s Court of Cassation on Monday said that it would announce on April 23 its verdict in the case of 21 defendants held on charges of attempting to topple the state regime. The defendants, 14 in custody and seven out of Bahrain, were initially charged with establishing and managing terror groups to change the...
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Eligibility exam puts Qatar teachers in hot seat

April 2, 2012
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Qatar’s independent school teachers will have to pass a test that will determine whether they will be able to keep their job. All teachers must sit for the eligibility exam, regardless of their age and experience, and will have three chances to prove their aptitudes, Arabic daily Al Arab reported on Monday.
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Saudi Arabia Shura Council rejects move to tax foreigners

April 2, 2012
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Saudi Arabia’s Shura Council has turned down a proposal to tax foreigners on the money they make in the kingdom. “The Council heard views from those who supported the proposal and those who opposed it,” Mohammad Bin Abdullah Al Ghamdi, the Council’s secretary-general, said.
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Kuwait pledges to donate $1m to Syrians

April 2, 2012
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Kuwait has pledged to donate a $1 million to the Syrian people, said Shaikh Sabah Al Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs. The minister on Sunday said the donation was part of Kuwait’s decision to assist the Syrians by all possible means and...
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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
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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