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· October, 2005

Stories about Jordan from October, 2005

Jordan: 1001 Nights

Rami adds a story to 1001 nights stories when he describes where he comes from. He says: “Jesus was baptised 45 minutes away from my house, Moses looked upon the...

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

Photography taken in the National Music Conservatory in Amman, Jordan. “Girl Playing the Flute” by Sabri Hakim This week marked two celebrations- Jordan's Al-Faisali brought home the first-ever Asian trophy...

Jordan: Westernized Ramadan!

Firas wonders: “Well, these decorations are to commemorate Ramadan! Yet they are very westernized! The lanterns are now substituted for a flashing star in a crescent. Some has gone far...

Jordan: University debts

Khalaf has a good analysis on the Jordanian universities debts which seems to be worsening and affecting the universities level of education. There are eight public universities in Jordan, with...

Jordan: Mobile Blogging

Jameed invites you to comment on his recent catches of his mobile blogging.

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

“The Candy Man” by Roba Assi With Saddam Hussein's trial and the finding of the Melhis report, political sentiments are  running high in the Jordanian blogosphere. In regards to the uncovering...

Jordan: Critical Cartoons

Jameed and Ahmed seem to agree that Emad Hajjaj is brilliant with his socially-critical cartoons, but not when it comes to ‘foreign affairs!

Jordan: Blogging and Journalism

Lina is not happy that the Felix Moley Journalism Competition through the Institute for Humane Studies is not considering Blog entries as valid to enter the competition, specially that she...

Jordan: FM radio spectrum

Ahmad Humeid says that the Jordanian FM radio spectrum is becoming crowded. But with what?

Jordan: Ads in Mideast

Ibrahim Owais is all for archiving Middle East Ads in his Advertising/Design Goodness besides his blog.

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

The Jordanian blogsphere sends its condolences and is praying for the victims and the families of victims of the devastating earthquake that occurred in Pakistan. Jordanian blogging portal Jordan Planet...

Jordan: Mini Films around Jordan

nasimjo says that The Jordanian Royal Film Committee started to have shows outside Amman. He hopes to attend Jerash's show in order to report the reaction of the attendants.

Jordan: Comments On

Hatem and Haitham seems to have some concerns related to switching blogs comments, on or off.

Interview with Haitham Sabbah

Our beloved Middle East/North Africa editor Haitham Sabbah was recently interviewed by Italian journalist Paola Caridi, who writes for news agency Lettera22. Their conversation focuses on some of the deep...

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

This week marks the first week of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a month that evoked varied feelings among the Jordanian blogosphere, a good sign that it is indeed...

Jordan: Suicide Muslim

Haitham's predictions came true. Now they are linking Oklahoma Suicide Bomber to Muslims.

Jordan: Electoral System

Naseem Tarawnah talks about Jordanian electoral system history, present and future.

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

The hottest topic this week on the Jordanian blogosphere is regarding the lack of political blogs on portal Jordan Planet. Firas of IHeartAmman claims that “You know something is wrong...

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