Archive for May 2nd, 2012

Mystery in Kuwait over scalding tea-hurling incident

May 2, 2012
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A woman in Kuwait hurled a cup of boiling tea at the wife of the former British ambassador, causing her second degree burns, a local Arabic daily has reported. According to Al Watan, a British commercial delegation was at a restaurant in the Mishref area when they were shocked to see a woman carry a...
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Diversified alliances must in changing world, Bahrain Crown Prince says

May 2, 2012
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Bahrain’s crown prince said that the changes increasingly affecting the world demanded that countries create a diversified base of alliances and political, economic and commercial relations. The expanded alliances and relations will provide greater development opportunities and potential, Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa said in Korea where he was on an official visit...
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Date palm research proposal wins major Qatar award

May 2, 2012
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A proposal that addresses major challenges to date palm research in Qatar has won the first award of the National Priorities Research Programme – Exceptional Proposal (NPRP-EP). The awarded proposal, “Establishing world leadership in date palm research in Qatar” was submitted by Professor Karsten Suhre, Director of the Bioinformatics Core at Weill Cornell Medical...
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Kuwaitis urged to comply with European burqa rules

May 2, 2012
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Kuwaitis planning to spend time in Europe have been urged to comply with a ban on burqas – full-face veil – imposed by some countries. The Kuwaiti foreign affairs ministry said that the ban was introduced last year and that citizens needed to respect the law of the lands they plan to visit this...
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Turkish superstars to promote Istanbul festival in Dubai

May 2, 2012
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Turkish superstars to promote Istanbul festival in Dubai

Turkish stars will fly to Dubai to help promote the Istanbul Shopping Festival to be held in the cosmopolitan city from June 9 to 29. Kivanç Tatlitug whose fame as romantic Mohannad in a Turkish drama captured the hearts of women across the Arab world and created a wave of regional interest in his homeland...
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Qatar may allow trade unions, scrap ‘sponsorships’ for foreign workers

May 2, 2012
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Qatar is considering a move to scrap the controversial sponsorship system for foreigners working in the country. Under the system, all foreigners must be sponsored by local employers to be able to enter the country, take up work and leave. “The sponsorship system will be replaced with a contract signed by the two parties,”...
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King Abdullah offers $534,000 reward for rescuing boy from blaze

May 2, 2012
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King Abdullah offers $534,000 reward for rescuing boy from blaze

Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has rewarded a Saudi national and a Chadian expatriate with SR1 million ($266,615) each for saving an 11-year-old boy from a blaze. Saudi Mohammad Ismail Omar Shammaa and Chadian Mustafa Ahmad Mohammad were offered the generous reward for their heroism, quick thinking and fast action in...
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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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