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· August, 2007

Stories about Jordan from August, 2007

Jordan: Athletes Health

Jordanian Hareega discusses the untimely deaths of ‘seemingly healthy’ athletes.

Jordan: Urban Development on Facebook

Ahmad Humeid from Jordan writes about a new Facebook group which aims to discuss urban development in the the kingdom.

Jordan: Prohibited Items

Charles Levinson, who lives in Jerusalem, compiles a list of all the items banned on flights from Jordan's Queen Alia's Airport.

Jordan: I Hate Iraqis Group on Facebook

“When was created, its creators never thought it would one day be a place for racist fights,” writes Jordanian Ahmad Al Ghasmary, who writes about his disappointment with the...

Jordan: Advertising Awards

Jordanian Ahmad Humeid, who says he is happy he quit his job in a leading advertising company at the beginning of his career, comments on the way some agencies are...

Arabeyes: It's All in a Sign

Signs are an important means to get first-hand information or advertise messages necessary for everyday life. But what happens when the signs are misleading and don't serve the purpose they...

Jordan: Arab-American Comedy Fun

Bakkouz from Jordan comments on a new Arab-American comedy taking the world by storm.

Jordan: Co-Blog Anyone?

“Are you interested in starting up a Co-Blog… Actually a business Co-Blog… Where you contribute to business knowledge,” asks M Kilany from Jordan.

Jordan: YouTube Down

“It seems YouTube is down. This is happening Monday 3:57 Amman time (12:57 GMT),” reports Ahmad Humeid from Jordan.

Arabeyes: Just a Pretty Face

Miss South Carolina's response in the Miss USA Pageant to a question on why a fifth of US students couldn't locate their country on the map was the butt of...

Jordan: Laptop for Varsity Students

A plan to provide Jordanian university students with affordable laptops is finally being implemented, announces Ahmad Humeid from Jordan.

Israeli Journalist ‘Terrorises’ Ajram

Lebanese pop star Nancy Ajram was ‘terrorised’ by an Israeli journalist in Jordan, notes Naseem Tarawnah.

Jordan: Food Prices On Fire!

Food prices are on the increase in Jordan, reports blogger Ahmad Al Ghashmary.

Jordan: First Jordanian Blogger to be Fined for Smoking

Jad claims he is the first Jordanian blogger to be fined .. for smoking!

Jordan: Where's the Applause?

Natasha Tynes from Jordan writes that her country will be accepting 50,000 Iraqi children in schools and wonders: “Where's the applause?”

Jordan: Shawarma Ban

The Black Iris from Jordan discusses the shawarma ban in his country.

Jordan: Sex Tape Spreads

The Observer from Jordan writes about a young couple, caught having sex on a phone camera which was later distributed, in a conservative society which shuns pre-marital sex.

Jordan: Why are Arabs Copying the West?

“Why is our ARAB society trying so hard to become just like the west? Living life with no barriers, as if everything is permitted. It’s horrible, and it’s only getting...

Missing Jordan

Secratea from Jordan missed seeing her family over the summer, thanks to school work.

Jordan: E-Cheating

Jordanian Palestinian Shaden Abdul Rahman discusses e-cheating in this post.

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