Archive for April 19th, 2012

Bahrain explains Force India incident, says security high

April 19, 2012
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Bahraini authorities on Thursday said the security level in the Gulf country was high and that all the usual precautions have been taken around the track where the Formula One races will be held. The remarks were issued amid reports that members of a racing team were the victims of an incident.
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Lawmakers call for Iran boycott

April 19, 2012
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A Bahraini lawmaker has called for a Gulf boycott of Iranian goods in reaction to the “provocative” visit by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the disputed island of Abu Mousa. “All segments of the civil societies in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) should be involved in the campaign to boycott Iranian products,” Salman Al Shaikh...
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Qatar, Germany to cooperate on archeological fieldwork

April 19, 2012
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Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) and the Deutsches Archeologisches Institut – (DAI) – German Archeological Institute- have signed an agreement to launch Qatari-German Joint Archeological Fieldwork. The aim is to promote knowledge about Qatar’s historical, ethnic and socio-economic structure and its political, religious and cultural roles and to investigate the Gulf country’s ancient ecological and...
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Kuwaiti MPs, Iranian ambassador argue over hotel celebration

April 19, 2012
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Iran’s ambassador to Kuwait has defended the decision to hold a reception to mark his country’s Army Day at a local hotel as a “normal event.” “There is nothing odd about the embassy holding a celebration outside its premises,” Rouhollah Kahramani said. “This is not the first time and the reception was in accordance...
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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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