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British teacher sentenced to ten years for dealing in drugs

May 4, 2010
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A British teacher was on Tuesday sentenced to ten years for dealing in drugs. The High Criminal Court found that the 29-year-old Briton had smuggled ecstasy pills with the intent to use and sell. The defendant had denied the charges and Fatima Al Hawaj, his defence lawyer, said that the police had confiscated only...
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Ten people have died from overdose in Kuwait in the first three months

April 14, 2010
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Ten people have died from overdose in Kuwait in the first three months of this year, the interior ministry has said. “Five of those who died were aged between 31 and 40,” the ministry said in a statement. “The figure reflects how the lives of young people are lost despite steady efforts to combat...
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Stunned Bahrain looks for answers, facts after unprecedented minister’s arrest on money-laundering charges

March 19, 2010
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Stunned Bahrain looks for answers, facts after unprecedented minister’s arrest on money-laundering charges

Stunned Bahrainis were on Friday seeking information and answers in the aftermath of the arrest of a sitting minister, the first since Bahrain became independent in 1971. Still reeling under the dramatic developments around Al Wefaq and the ire it drew from some MPs and media people for its perceived faux-pas at its annual...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
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  • University of Bahrain
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