Posts Tagged ‘ Palestine ’

Angry Turks rally in front of Israel consulate past midnight

June 1, 2010
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A mass demonstration in front of the Israeli consulate in Istanbul lasted until beyond midnight, with many protestors saying that they would not leave the area until they knew the fate of their relatives and friends on the humanitarian ships attacked by Israeli forces. The number of protestors, around 1,500 people during the day,...
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Furore in Bahrain over football match in Jerusalem

April 4, 2010
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A football match between Bahrain and Palestine in Jerusalem has sparked furore in Bahrain with several players refusing to take part and MPs calling for its cancellation. On Sunday, Al Asala, the Salafi formation with eight lawmakers in the 40-seat lower chamber, said that it “totally rejected” the game as “a form of normalization...
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US denies Mitchell offered resignation, but admits frustration

February 27, 2010
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US denies Mitchell offered resignation, but admits frustration

A US State Department official has denied as “rumours” media reports that Special US Mideast envoy George Mitchell had offered his resignation. “There appears to be a monthly rumour, story that George Mitchell is resigning. He is not, and he is on the job,” Philip J. Crowley, Assistant Secretary, said at the Daily Press...
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Mitchell requested to resign over perceived US bias towards Israel

February 26, 2010
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Mitchell requested to resign over perceived US bias towards Israel

 Special US Mideast envoy George Mitchell has requested to resign in frustration with the biased favour towards Israel by some US officials within the State Department, Hadith An-Nass, a Nazareth-based daily, reported on Friday. The newspaper, quoting an unnamed Arab political source, said that Mitchell’s request was partly based on the way the US...
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Amnesty International criticises Ban Ki-moon for “missing opportunity” to assess Israeli and Palestinian probes

February 6, 2010
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Amnesty International criticises Ban Ki-moon for “missing opportunity” to assess Israeli and Palestinian probes

 International human rights watchdog Amnesty International has accused United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of “missing a crucial opportunity by failing to make an assessment of the credibility of Israeli and Palestinian investigations into violations during the three week attacks in the Gaza Strip and southern Israel in December 2008. “This is deeply disappointing...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
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Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
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  • 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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