Stories about Jordan from July, 2007
Jordanian Natasha Tynes is having difficulties understanding why a Jordanian court halved the sentence of a man accused of murdering his own daughter.
Rampurple, who lives in Kuwait, writes a detailed description of her trip to Jordan.
Lebanese Maze, who lives in Kuwait, travelled to Jordan and shows us how people party in summer.
Jordanian Hareega has been transfered to the sexually transmitted diseases clinic – as a doctor- and has spilled some beans here. Hareega works in the US.
Naseem Al Tarawnah from Jordan writes about new ‘developments’ at Jordan's Queen Alia's Airport.
Ohoud from Jordan explains to us why a picture tells a thousand tales here.
Jordan and Syria are calling for international help to deal with the escalating crisis with the influx of Iraqi refugees, writes Natasha Tynes from Jordan.
Iraqi Omar talks about the ‘special’ treatment being met to Iraqis travelling to Jordan.
Blogs, Wikipedia and uncontrolled media will destroy human cultural integrity. Where are the editors who check the facts? Where are the scientists who make sure our media is for for consumption? Where is the good-taste police?” writes Ahmed Humeid from Jordan.
This week's Arabic translation has good and bad news. On the good side is a pioneering scheme by Jordan to publish draft laws online and give people the chance to comment on them before being passed as legislation while on the bad are stories about more censorship and arrests of student activists in Egypt.
Wael Attili from Jordan posts a challenging question to women here.
Jordanian Natasha Tynes writes about expensive haircuts in the US.
“Does democracy bring wealth?” asks Jordanian blogger Shifaa.
Palestinian blog Khobbeizeh has been named among Jordan's top blogs.
Jordanian Shifaa comments on an article which appeared on Jordan here.
Locked doors at a university campus, daily demonstrations on busy main roads, an article attacking Bahrain in an Iranian newspaper, Al Qaeda's attacks in North Africa and the death of cultural magazines - on and off-line - are some of the topics being discussed by bloggers writing in Arabic in Bahrain, Algeria and Jordan.
Jordanian Ohoud muses about the disappearance of the middle class in this post.
It may be an obsolete gadget for most of us – but Jordanian Hareega writes about how attached he has become to his pager.
American Edward Stallard spent a day selling unwanted belongings at a street market in Jordan.
On July 7, 2007, the world elected a list of “New 7 Wonders”. Chosen by global vote via internet, telephone and SMS, many argue that the election was unfair and favored the broadband-connected West (how else would you explain the Statue of Liberty being one of the 21 finalists?). The...
Shifaa from Jordan writes about calling US President Bush to testify in front of a Jordanian court.