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GCC to discuss Bushehr nuclear plant disaster risks

April 13, 2013

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states will meet on Sunday to look into ways to address potential disasters linked to radiation leaks from the Iranian city of Bushehr where the country’s only nuclear power plant is located, diplomats have said. The special meeting in the Saudi capital Riyadh follows the earthquake that on Tuesday jolted...
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Saudi boy wants to change his name from Bashar

April 13, 2013
Saudi boy wants to change his name from Bashar

An 11-year-old Saudi has insisted on being renamed Abdul Rahman to avoid carrying the name of the Syrian president Bashar Al Assad. Bashar, a sixth grader in an elementary school in Qaisomah in the north east of the country, said that he resented having a name that reminded people of the Syrian leader, a...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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