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Netanyahu says he is is willing to discuss the core issues of the Israel-Palestinian conflict

April 26, 2010
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is willing to discuss the core issues of the Israel-Palestinian conflict, namely Jerusalem, borders and security arrangements, as part of the proximity talks with the Palestinians, an Israeli daily reported. Netanyahu told US special envoy George Mitchell on Sunday that he would be open to a “frank exchange of...
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Bahrain appoints veteran activist to head national human rights organisation

April 26, 2010
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Bahrain appoints veteran activist to head national human rights organisation

King Hamad Bin Eisa Al Khalifa has appointed a veteran human rights activist to head Bahrain’s first National Human Rights Organisation. Salman Ali Kamaluddeen, the former deputy president of Bahrain Human Rights Society who had been imprisoned for his views, will lead a 20-member team that includes women, a Christian and a Jew. The...
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Kuwaiti authorities under pressure to explain how celebrations were suspended

April 26, 2010
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A Kuwaiti lawmaker has asked the interior minister to explain the suspension of the Sri Lankan new year celebrations on Friday. The day-long festivities organised by the Sri Lankan embassy at Al Jahra Stadium, 32 kilometres north west of Kuwait City, were cancelled hours before their scheduled end after angry Kuwaitis invaded the field...
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Most Filipina domestic helpers working in the Middle East are not documented

April 26, 2010
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Most Filipina domestic helpers working in the Middle East are not documented after they failed to go through the necessary processes required by the Philippines, the Philippine labour secretary has said. “Around 70 percent of Filipina domestic helpers were able to work in the Middle East without passing through the necessary processes required by...
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Obama’s Middle East policy under scrutiny in Qatar

April 26, 2010
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US President Barack Obama’s policies in the Middle East will be the subject of an intense debate in Doha. Participants in the Doha Debates, led by international media professionals, will on Monday discuss the motion that “Barack Obama is too weak to make peace in the Middle East.” The subject was selected after Israel...
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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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