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Five Al Jazeera anchorwomen resign

May 30, 2010

Five women presenters at Al Jazeera satellite channel have resigned over conflicts with management over “delicate issue”, including their looks and dresses. Jumana Nammour (Lebanon), Luna Al Shibl (Syria), Lina Zahreddine (Lebanon), Jullinar Mousa (Lebanon) and Nawfar Afli (Tunisia) were among a group of eight women working for the Doha-based pan-Arab channel who had...
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Bahrain defends decision to freeze Al Jazeera’s activities as Reporters Without Borders urges Manama to reconsider its move

May 20, 2010

Bahrain has defended its decision to “freeze the activities” of Al Jazeera television station, saying that it was purely for professional reasons. However, an international media watchdog on Thursday urged Manama to reconsider its stance. “There are agreements between us and Al Jazeera, and the other party has, maybe unintentionally, flouted them,” Shaikha Mai...
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Al Jazeera station says it is puzzled by Manama’s decision to freeze its work in Bahrain

May 19, 2010

Al Jazeera television station on Wednesday said that it was “surprised and puzzled” by Bahrain’s decision to freeze its activities in the island kingdom. “We were surprised and puzzled by news that Bahrain’s culture and information ministry has decided to temporarily freeze the activities of our bureau in Bahrain,” the pan-Arab network said. “While...
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Bahrain shuts down Al Jazeera channel’s Manama office

May 18, 2010

Bahrain on Tuesday evening said that it had temporarily shut down the office of Al Jazeera television station for “violating professional conventions.” “The Ministry of Culture and Information has made the decision to freeze the activities of Al Jazeera Satellite Channel office in Bahrain after the channel violated professional conventions and did not comply...
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Born August 3, 1960 in Monastir, Tunisia
Media career:
  • ABC News (Tunisia)
  • Bahrain Tribune
  • Gulf News
  • Bahrain Television News
Teaching career:
  • Monastir (Tunisia)
  • University of Bahrain
  • MA  Mass Communications, University of Leicester
  • BA  in English & US literature and studies, University of Tunis

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