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· November, 2007

Stories about Jordan from November, 2007

Jordan: Lost for Words

Jordanian Ohoud is lost for words after reading that an Israeli has opened four shops in Dubai.

Jordan: Sundance Special

Two years of hard work are finally paying off for Jordanian Laith, whose film will be shown in the Sundance Festival.

Jordan: King's Visits a Boon

To know why Jordanian Ohoud wishes her King would visit more areas in Jordan, read this post.

Jordan: Elections Reaction

Till now, the Ministry of Interior Affairs refuses officially to post all the number of votes that losers in the last election got, reports Jordanian blogger Shifaa, who comments on...

Jordanians and Fighting

Jordanian Firas is stunned at his Interior Minister's remarks that Jordanians like fighting.

Jordan: How Can Women be Leaders?

Jordanian Nasimjo accuses women in his country of being selfish and wonders how they can aspire to become leaders.

Jordan: Americans Not Too Rich

Americans are not as ‘rich’ as they seem, argues Jordanian blogger Hareega.

Jordan: No Thanks. I am Muslim.

Jordanian blogger Qwaider argues that observing Muslims should politely refuse offers of alcohol and pork saying that they don't want it instead of apologising for being Muslim.

Kuwait: Motorbike Trip

Kuwaiti blogger Hellraiser continues to update us on his motorbike trip from Kuwait to Beirut, Lebanon, and back on this blog. The blogger has just arrived in Amman, Jordan, from...

Jordan: New PM

Ammon is reporting that Marouf Bakhit has resigned his office, and that the king is planning on naming the current chief commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone, Nader Dahabi,...

Jordan: Lessons from the Elections

Shifaa, from Jordan, brings us the lessons learned and implications of the parliamentary elections held this week. The good news is that a woman won a seat without resorting to...

Jordan: Architectural Censorship

Jordanian Ohoud claims that Jordan is exercising ‘architectural censorship’ in this post.

Jordan: Dirty Politics

Naseem Tarawnah from Jordan discusses dirty politics in this post.

Jordan: Elections Tomorrow

“The elections are scheduled for tomorrow. I am looking forward to getting rid of all of the banners and posters filling the streets. Aside from the visual insult, they are...

Jordan: My First Crush

Jordanian Roba Al Assi takes us on a trip down memory lane to her school days in Saudi Arabia and her first crush. Read about it here.

Jordan: Election Watchdog

Jordanian site 7iber is starting a new citizen journalism experiment – an election watchdog, writes Naseem Al Tarawnah.

Jordan: Income Tax

Will 90 per cent of Jordanians be exempt from income taxes? Jordanian blogger Khalaf informs us that this is a question many MPs are not able to tackle.

Jordan: Guantanamo Bay Sad Story

Following the release of two Jordanians from the high-security Guantanamo Bay prison, Jordanian blogger Hareega admits that he is weary of men with beards (extreme religious men). He also adds...

Jordan: Interesting Stories

Here are some of stories in the media which Jordanian blogger Naseem Al Tarawnah found interesting.

Jordan: Privatisation of Parliament

Jordanian Batir Wardam writes a sharp satirical post on what is required from candidates to guarantee a seat in the Jordanian parliament.

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