Archive for October 9th, 2012

Bahrain court jails brothers for sword attack

October 9, 2012
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A Bahraini court on Tuesday sentenced a man to 10 years in prison for attacking a Briton with a sword and severing two of his fingers. His brother was given six months in jail for his role in covering up the crime. The British man, Peter Morrissey, 51, was attacked in a village as...
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Kuwait demonstrators released

October 9, 2012
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Kuwait’s public prosecution yesterday released five young men on KD 200 ($710) bail each. The Kuwaiti, Saudi and three stateless bidoons were arrested on Monday on charges of participating in the Tayma demonstration staged by stateless people to press for recognition as Kuwaiti citizens.
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Gruesome murder prompts Saudi Arabia women to create nurseries

October 9, 2012
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Schoolteachers in Saudi Arabia have moved ahead with a plan to set up nurseries in their schools “to feel more at ease while carrying out their duties.” The move follows calls to the education ministry to help women teachers following the gruesome murder of a four-year-old girl — the daughter of a Saudi middle...
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Universal Postal Union strategy harps on technology

October 9, 2012
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Members of the Universal Postal Union (UPU) have agreed to improve the efficiency of postal networks by making the best use of technology. The charter will enable the member countries to apply innovation to improve existing core letter-post and parcels services while diversifying the business. It will also help them enhance the way they...
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Kuwait’s Emir pledges appropriate response amid crisis

October 9, 2012
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Kuwait’s Emir Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah has warned that he will not hesitate to respond appropriately to protect the country and its people. “In his capacity as the Emir and based on his huge responsibilities before God and the loyal people of Kuwait, His Highness will never hesitate to take the necessary...
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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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