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NDI Gulf resident director farred from entering Bahrain

April 21, 2010
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 Bahrain has barred the National Democratic Institute (NDI) Gulf resident director from entering the country, local reports have said. No official statement was made about the reason for not allowing Staci Haag to enter Bahrain, but Al Watan daily said that the decision was made after the Washington-based institute had incurred the wrath of...
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Students to be suspended for role in school brawl

April 21, 2010
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Students to be suspended for role in school brawl

Bahrain’s education ministry on Wednesday said that it would take stringent action against 20 students implicated in a large scale brawl. The fight broke out after two students had a verbal argument in front of East Riffa Boys’ Secondary School, but quickly degenerated into a massive brawl inside the school, the ministry said in...
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Kuwait to deport thousands of foreigners linked with 200 bogus companies

April 21, 2010
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Kuwait will in the next ten days deport thousands of foreigners, mainly Egyptians, after the authorities discovered that they were registered with bogus companies. “These expatriates have no legal status and their stay here is illegal since their companies do not exist,” sources told Al Dar daily. “The ministries of labour and interior are...
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Qatar starts population census; Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to follow next week

April 21, 2010
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Qatar has launched a two-week population census that will allow the country to have a peek into its future. The census, under the supervision of the Qatar Statistics Authority (QSA) on Tuesday night, will be the largest conducted in the country. In a move, over 3,000 field surveyors were at the airport, port and...
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Moves to help besieged Gaza medical students have access to information and training

April 21, 2010
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A Doha conference on supporting health education in Gaza has recommended a series of action to enable besieged medical students to have access to information and training. Recommendations included online libraries within Gaza’s colleges, effective distance learning programmes, scholarship funds for students and teachers, and continuous co-ordination and integration among medical, nursing and allied...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Career
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
Education
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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