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· January, 2006

Stories about Jordan from January, 2006

Jordan: Jews tourists

Jordan Turns Israelis Away For Being Too Jewish? The answer is of course they don’t want Jordanians to identify them as Israeli tourists and “religious” Jews come with symbols; the...

Jordan: Human Rights Teaching

Inaccurate ‘human rights’ teaching in Jordan's national schools textbooks was reported by a Jordanian National Centre for Human Rights, Sabbah said.

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

Jordan: Exempting US citizens from extradition and trial One of the issues in the Jordanian blogosphere is the Jordanian parliament's decision to ratify a bilateral agreement between Jordan and the...

Jordan: Shopping cathedrals

When you hear about a mall that it probably 1.5 kilometers in length, that's divided into zones that are themed as China, Egypt, India, Persia and so on, you might...

Jordan: Prisoners in jail without trial

Last week, the Jordanian human rights body reported that a third of all prisoners in Jordan have been jailed without formal charges or facing a trial, Sabbah said.

Jordan: Literature prize

Nas won the ‘brilliancy prize‘ for his poem “This Thing Called Palestine” from the Andulasia Prize for Literature.

Jordan: Who is dead?

I wonder how does one go about prioritizing who gets the #1 headliner spot? Is it based on the most amount of people dead? Or most important death? I know...

Jordan: Arabic blogging revolution: made in Jordan

Ahmad Humeid says, as the usage of the internet keeps growing in the Arab world, and as a new generation of users who grew up with the net becomes more...

Jordan: BigBrother is watching!

Firas says that the Jordanian security forces have captured a Jordanian – 24 years old – last Sept while he was in a cyber cafe visiting a website for making...

Jordan: The end of media as we know it. Now toot!

They flipped the switch and the toot went live. How they toot it? They spend the day plowing through a diverse list of blogs representing a sample of the most...

From the Jordanian Blogosphere

“Jordanian Director, Amin Matalqa displays his martial art skills on the top of a building in downtown Amman, Jordan” by Laith Majali A new year is here, so first off,...

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