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· July, 2007

Stories about Jordan from July, 2007

Jordan: Light Sentence for Murderer

Jordanian Natasha Tynes is having difficulties understanding why a Jordanian court halved the sentence of a man accused of murdering his own daughter.

Kuwait: Visiting Jordan

Rampurple, who lives in Kuwait, writes a detailed description of her trip to Jordan.

Kuwait: Summer Party

Lebanese Maze, who lives in Kuwait, travelled to Jordan and shows us how people party in summer.

Jordan: Sexual Diseases

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.

Jordan: New Developments at Airport

Naseem Al Tarawnah from Jordan writes about new ‘developments’ at Jordan's Queen Alia's Airport.

Jordan: Picture Stories

Ohoud from Jordan explains to us why a picture tells a thousand tales here.

Jordan: Call for Help for Iraqi Refuguees

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.

Iraq: Visiting Jordan

Iraqi Omar talks about the ‘special’ treatment being met to Iraqis travelling to Jordan.

Jordan: Blogs a Destruction Force

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...

Arabeyes: Online Democracy, Water Conservation and Crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood Activists

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...

Jordan: Challenging Women

Wael Attili from Jordan posts a challenging question to women here.

Jordan: Expensive Haircuts in the US

Jordanian Natasha Tynes writes about expensive haircuts in the US.

Jordan: Does Democracy Bring Wealth?

“Does democracy bring wealth?” asks Jordanian blogger Shifaa.

Palestine: Khobbeizeh in the Lead

Palestinian blog Khobbeizeh has been named among Jordan's top blogs.

Jordan: Comment on Article

Jordanian Shifaa comments on an article which appeared on Jordan here.

Arabeyes: A Protest for Every Citizen, Al Qaeda and Iranian Provocation

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...

Jordan: Disappearing Middle Class

Jordanian Ohoud muses about the disappearance of the middle class in this post.

Jordan: Little Black Box

It may be an obsolete gadget for most of us – but Jordanian Hareega writes about how attached he has become to his pager.

Jordan: A Day at the Street Market

American Edward Stallard spent a day selling unwanted belongings at a street market in Jordan.

World Ponders the 7 New Wonders

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...

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