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· May, 2006

Stories about Jordan from May, 2006

Jordan: Unemployment

  29 May 2006

The percentage of educated individuals is continuously increasing and the number of schools and universities is on the rise as well; this is one of the successful trades and business models in Jordan and despite that the education fees are exploding every year; more students are enrolling and more graduates...

Jordan: Al Qaeda Member caught by Jordanians at Iraq

  22 May 2006

The General Intelligence Department of Jordan announced today that they caught a senior member of Al Qaeda at Iraq. Khalf wonders; while it is good to learn that the GID is working in Iraq to protect Jordan, it is not obvious what use it is to let the world know...

Arabisk – The Arabic Bloggers Ken

  19 May 2006

The following is an abbreviated translation from some of the Arabic-language blogsphere. Music… Amal, in her latest cartoon: “See my Wawa, kiss my Wawa.” The Wawa is the little tiny hurt “ouch”.. In this cartoon; a poor bleeding Palestinian child is begging from a wealthy Arabian man who seems not...

Jordan: Race and Racism

  5 May 2006

The ultimate question for me was why would a specific race automatically consider other races less important and less civilized than it? The answer I've reached wasn't sophisticated; racism isn't concentrated over hating the other; racism is about self-idolizing, it's about arrogance and pride, hence, the different is unconsciously less,...

Jordan: Labor and wages

As Khalaf closes his article describing the economical situation in Jordan: “Two things go unnoticed; the whoring of the rich and the death of the poor.” The story is about government small raise of the minimum wages in the country, which didn't cover all labors, and the demonstration of recruit...

What is the world cooking?

  1 May 2006

#1: From Malaysia & UK, Yang-May Ooi's Lit BlogCurious Legacies: My GrandMother's recipe for Soy Sauce Chicken Grandma left us many recipes for dishes that have been in the family for years. They are old-fashioned and labor intensive, involving a lot of chopping and slicing and marinading to get just...

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