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Nicosia requests Doha to help reach a solution to Cyprus – Turkey problem

April 22, 2010
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Cyprus has requested Qatar to use its relations with Turkey to help reach a solution to the Cyprus problem. Cypriot President Demetris Christofias made the request during official talks with Qatar’s Emir Shaikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani on a visit to the Mediterranean island nation. “Being aware that Qatar maintains very close relations...
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GCC – Turkey Free Trade Agreement expected this year: Şimşek

February 18, 2010
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GCC – Turkey Free Trade Agreement expected this year: Şimşek

  A free trade agreement between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Turkey will be signed before the end of this year, Turkey’s Finance Minister Mehmet Şimşek, said. The minister told reporters in Manama that negotiations on the free trade agreement have been going on for almost four years and expressed confidence that trade...
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Move towards Turkey is significant strategy, says parliament Speaker

February 16, 2010
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Move towards Turkey is significant strategy, says parliament Speaker

Bahrain’s move to broaden cooperation with Turkey is of strategic significance, the speaker of the lower chamber has said. “Such a strategic decision is very important under the current circumstances and during these critical times. Closer and deeper cooperation will certainly have positive results for both countries,” Khalifa Al Dhahrani said. “We are confident...
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Gül to open 68 schools in Afghanistan built by Turkey

February 1, 2010
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Gül  to open 68 schools in Afghanistan built by Turkey

Turkish President Abdallah Gül is expected to visit Afghanistan in spring to officially open 68 schools built by Turkey. The schools are part of Ankara’s multi-dimensional aid programme for Kabul that encompasses education, health, agriculture and human resource development,” the Turkish Daily News reported, quoting unnamed sources. Afghanistan’s education minister Faruk Wardak said that...
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Speak no Turkish, hear no Turkish in Istanbul café as teacher seeks to improve English language skills

January 31, 2010
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Speak no Turkish, hear no Turkish in Istanbul café as teacher seeks to improve English language skills

The top floor of Konak Café’s three-storey building in Istanbul’s historic Süleymaniye neighbourhood is crowded with students, idlers and opportunity-seekers. Everything is Turkish about the place in, except the language used to communicate. Speaking Turkish is “totally forbidden” at the café run by a young English teacher who wanted to give Turks a chance...
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Istanbul lures young romantics

January 3, 2010
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Istanbul lures young romantics

  Yanıyor Mu Yeşil Köşkün Lambaları!!s Eman and Nizar during their honeymoon in Istanbul. More and more Arabs want to spend memorable times in the famous Turkish city. Eman flashed a smile as her husband of three days Nizar took her picture while she was standing among the pigeons of Beyazit Meydani in Istanbul....
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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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  • 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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