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Bahrain’s Islamist alliance hopes to win more seats in lower chamber

June 14, 2010
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Bahrain’s two leading Sunni Islamist societies have pledged to unite their forces again to secure seats in the lower chamber of the bicameral parliament. The alliance decision, announced by the chairmen of Al Asala, the flagship of the Salafis in Bahrain, and the Islamic Menbar, an offshoot of the Muslim Brotherhood, puts an end...
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Al Wefaq, British ambassador under fire from angry MPs

March 1, 2010
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Al Wefaq, British ambassador under fire from angry MPs

Angry lawmakers from two major parliamentary blocs have criticized both the country’s largest bloc and the British ambassador to Bahrain for holding a meeting allegedly on the political situation in Bahrain. MPs from Al Asala accused Al Wefaq, which has 17 of the 40 seats in the lower chamber, of plotting a constitutional coup...
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Al Menbar: Need to tackle alarmingly high divorce rates in Bahrain

February 7, 2010
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Al Menbar: Need to tackle alarmingly high divorce rates in Bahrain

A parliamentary bloc has urged the Bahraini government to commission studies that will help it tackle “alarmingly rising” divorce figures in the country. MPs representing the Islamic Menbar, the third largest parliamentary bloc in the lower chamber, said that the government and society cannot lapse into silence as around 30 per cent of the...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
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  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
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  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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