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· March, 2007

Stories about Jordan from March, 2007

Jordan: Car Trouble

Jordanian blogger Tololy discovers the advantages of living in a patriarchal society after having car trouble and a total stranger came to her rescue without her having to ask for...

Jordan: Balancing Eggs?

With too much time on his hands, Jordanian blogger Naseem Tarawneh decided to balance an egg on the day of the vernal equinox to prove the relevance of a Chinese...

Jordan: Protect Migrant Workers

Jordanian blogger Lina Ejeilat calls for tougher laws to protect women migrant workers in her country after reading about yet another conference to discuss their plight.

Jordan: MPs Missing Sessions

Jordanian blogger Naseem Tarawneh links to an article which said that Parliament did not convene because members failed to turn up to discuss the findings of a special committee entrusted...

Jordan: Iraqi Blogger Back Home

Jordan-based Iraqi blogger Confused Iraqi Kid, who ran away from home after a scuffle with his father yesterday and endured the night sleeping on the floor in an Internet cafe,...

Jordan: Iraqi Refugees

Iraqi blogger Konfused Kid, who lives in Jordan, shares with us a day of his life here. He also shows us how Iraqi refugees are faring in nearby Jordan.

Jordan: Better Press Laws

It seems that there is some good news for Jordan's journalists. “After a little pass and play between the two Houses of Parliament, the Lower House voted to cancel (i.e....

Jordan: Facebook and Bloggers

Jordan-based blogger Shaden Abdul-Rahman says it seemed like all Jordanian bloggers woke up one morning and signed onto Facebook en masse. “So it seemed like Jordanians woke up one day...

Arabisc: A Pictorial Tour of the Middle East

When I first saw these pictures. I thought to myself sheep = New Zealand. How wrong was I! A closer look will show you that the donkey was familiar, the...

Jordanian Blogs: A Snow Day & Other Mid-March Tales

The biggest story to take the Jordanian blogosphere by storm seems to be the strange weather lately. A snow storm swept the country for 24 hours and many bloggers had...

Jordan: Ice Cream Picture Sparks Debate

Jordanian blogger Roba got more than she bargained for when she posted a photograph of some yummy ice-cream. Read the comments section to see why.

Jordan: Do Dreams Ever Come True

Jordanian blogger The Black Iris insists that dreams may come true as he posts his wishlist here.

Jordan: George of Arabia

US President George Bush was not welcome in Jordan, according to a video linked by Jordanian blogger Rami here.

Jordan: Single Women Welcome Again

Jordanian blogger Natasha (Twal) Tynes is excited that some of her single friends can visit Jordan, now that her country has retracted “a controversial new regulation that was intended to...

Jordan: Running in Amman

Jordanian blogger Lina has taken up running in Amman , where she takes us with he on a tour of her favourite track so far.

Jordan: You Don't Miss What You Never Had

Jordanian blogger Hareega says people only miss what they are used to. In a post dotted with wisdom, he writes: “If you don't try something you'll never miss it. If...

Jordan: Canadian Film Festival A Treat

Jordanian blogger The Black Iris was in for a treat during the Canadian Film Festival, held in Jordan. “It’s been a pretty enjoyable experience getting to watch a handful of...

Jordan: Forest Campaign a Success

A campaign spear-headed by Jordanian bloggers to preserve the Dibben Forest has been declared a success, announced Jordanian blogger The Black Iris.

Jordan: East Meets West in Commercial

Zeid Nassar posts a video link for a commercial featuring Egyptian heart-throb Amr Diab as well as American divas Beyonce and J Lo. “I’m not sure if this is a...

Jordan: Male Belly Dancer

Jordanian blogger The Observer criticises a new Lebanese television station here , especially after it aired a programme featuring a male belly dancer.

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