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Qatar’s mushrooming nameless streets to be given official appellations

April 24, 2010
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Qatar’s mushrooming, but nameless streets, open public grounds, parks and avenues are to be given official appellations under a new scheme promoted by the Central Municipal Council (CMC). An ad-hoc panel to be formed by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning will be tasked with finding apt names for streets and public...
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Bahrain’s government rejects amendments to the constitution

April 24, 2010
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Bahrain’s government has rejected seven amendments to the constitution suggested by the lower chamber of the bicameral parliament. Under the amendments, the lower chamber would have more power. The National Assembly, the combination of the lower and upper chamber, would be chaired by the Speaker of the lower chamber instead of the Chairman of...
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Saudi ambassador denies claims embassy rejected AIDS patients

April 24, 2010
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Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Bahrain has denied reports that his embassy had refused to assist Saudi citizens who had Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS). “The reports disseminated by Internet sites about the Saudi embassy refusing to help Saudis are not true and lack credibility,” Abdul Mohsin Al Mark said. “These allegations are pure fiction. People...
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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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