Stories about Jordan from December, 2007
Jordan: Debut Post
Jordanian Mohammad Azraq announces his debut post covering the Jordanian blogosphere at Global Voices Online here.
Jordan: Film Festivals, Citizenship Law and More
From a film festival in Dubai, a Jordanian film maker is making his debut at Sundance. Mohammad Al Azraq reports on that as well as the citizenship law in Jordan, babies born out of wedlock and a book feast in the Netherlands.
Jordan: Pictures from Amman
Laith posts pictures from Amman, Jordan, in this post.
Jordan: Laws for Unmarried Mothers
What happens when an unmarried woman gives birth? Lina from Jordan investigates.
Jordan: The Right to Exist
Jordanian blogger Hareega airs his views on the right to exist in this post.
Jordan: Views on Wearing the Hijab
“I'm not Anti-Hijab or Anti-Hijabi or anything. But I really find it weird that some ladies are so keen on wearing it, while they live up to nothing that it represents,” writes Qwaider, from Jordan.
Jordan: Views on Lebanon Conference
Jordanian blogger Mohammad Azraq is back from a conference in Lebanon. Read his observations here.
Jordan: A Doctor's Journey
“People know that it takes a long time for a doctor to graduate, but they don't know about the whole process. I'll give you a brief description of how a clueless high school graduate ends up a doctor,” writes Jordanian blogger Hareega.
Iraq: The Suffering of Iraqis
While we have touched on the plight of Iraqi refugees in neighbouring Arab countries previously, nothing compares to the real misery they are facing away from their homes and jobs more than Iraqi blogger Faiza Al Arji's (Arabic) report from the ground.
Jordan: Cyber Terrorism
Zeid Nasser, from Jordan, discusses cyber-terrorism in this post.
Iraq: Refugees in Syria and Jordan
Iraqi Faiza Al Arji updates us on the situation of Iraqi refugees in Syria and Jordan in this post.
Jordan: 15 Years of Texting
Jordanian Roba Al Assi celebrates 15 years of cell phone text messaging with this post.
Jordan: Pay Raise
Jordanian blogger Khalaf writes about pay raises in Jordan.
Jordan: Public Places
Jordanian blogger Ohod discusses the “crisis of public spaces in Jordan.”
Jordan: New Traffic Law
Jordanian blogger Khalaf argues that a new traffic law passed by cabinet aims to fill up the government's coffers and not prevent accidents and save lives.
Jordan: Bad Milk at Schools
Bad milk at schools? Jordanian blogger Firas tells us more.
Jordan: Parking or Barking?
What's the difference between parking and barking? Jordanian blog Talasim shows us in a picture.
Jordan: On Being Jordanian
Jordanian blogger Bakkouz lists the miseries of being Jordanian in this post (Ar), in which he posts an email he had received from his mother.
Jordan: Torture and Punishment
Natasha Tynes, from Jordan, discusses torture in her country and reports on a new law which penalizes anyone that tortures any citizen to get information.
Jordan: Politics in Pictures
Jordanian Firas discusses the region's politics in pictures.
Egypt: Tolerance for Gays
A Muslim clergyman from Egypt is preaching tolerance towards homosexuals, reports Jordanian Mohammed Al Azraq.