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Kuwait approves Iraqi envoy’s nomination after 20-year hiatus

March 18, 2010
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Kuwait approves Iraqi envoy’s nomination after 20-year hiatus

Kuwait has approved the nomination of Mohammad Husain Mohammad Bahr Al Uloom as Iraq’s ambassador, diplomats said on Wednesday. “We have endorsed his appointment and he is welcome here any time he wants to come,” the unnamed sources were quoted as telling Al Anba daily. Initial news of his appointment last month were warmly...
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Arab teacher sacked for requesting a minute’s silence for Saddam Husain

February 9, 2010
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Arab teacher sacked for requesting a minute’s silence for Saddam Husain

An Arab teacher has been sacked for asking her students at a private university in Bahrain to observe a one minute’s silence in tribute to Iraqi former president Saddam Husain. The university administration fired the teacher after incensed Bahraini and Kuwaiti students complained about the teacher’s request, Bahraini daily Al Ayam reported on Tuesday....
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Woman candidate uses husband’s picture, brother-in-law’s name to boost appeal to voters

February 1, 2010
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Woman candidate uses husband’s picture, brother-in-law’s name to boost appeal to voters

  An Iraqi woman running in the March elections has appealed to voters to back her up, but put the picture of her husband instead of her own on her campaign poster. She also identified her brother-in-law to capitalise on his name.  “Elect the one who is part of you … Mrs Shadha Razzaq...
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Jordanian tribe to name all new-born males after Saddam Hussain

January 10, 2010
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Jordanian tribe to name all new-born males after Saddam Hussain

  A Jordanian tribe has decided to name all the males born this year “Saddam” and all the females “Raghad”, “Hala” or “Rana” after Saddam’s daughters after their town municipal council shelved a plan to name a street after Iraqi former leader Saddam Hussain. The town cancelled the plan in the wake of a...
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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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