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· January, 2008

Stories about Jordan from January, 2008

Jordan: Who's to Blame for Accident?

From Jordan, Ola Aliwat discusses a tragic road accident and who's to blame.

Israel: Israeli Bloggers Respond to Crisis in Palestine

Israel's bloggers take to their keyboards to express their frustration at the one-sided coverage of the crisis in Gaza, Palestine. Maya Norton rounds up their reactions in this post.

Jordan: 24 Hour Marathon

From Jordan, Ammar Ibrahim will be running in a 24 hour marathon. “Dead to Read (D2R) is an annual event for psychos, you get teams of 10 people to run...

Jordan: Snowing in Dabouq

It is snowing in Dabouq, Jordan, reports blogger Ahmad Humeid, who shares with us this exclusive footage.

Pitch Black Gaza: Jordanian Bloggers React!

As the Israeli onslaught in Gaza continues this week, the death toll continues to climb. With many of the dead being civilians and the European Union labeling the Israeli offensive...

Palestine: Gaza Under Seige

Bloggers around the region are adding their voices to an international outcry as the Gaza Strip falls into darkness. A four-day Israeli blockade on the strip has led to the...

Jordan: Pension System

Jordanian blogger Firas asks: Is the Jordanian pension system sustainable?

Jordan: Illegitimate Children

Khalaf takes a look at the issue of illegitimate children in Jordan in this post.

Jordan: Trusting Arab Online Services

Qwaider from Jordan tells us why he can't trust Arab on-line services in this post.

Jordan: The Impact of Bloggers on Politics

Mohammad Azraq turns his attention this week to Jordan's bloggers who are discussing the impact of blogging on politics, a visit to a music conservatory in old Ramullah, Palestine, the...

Free Fouad: Arab Bloggers Speak Up!

The dean of Saudi bloggers Fouad Al Farhan (Ar) is still being detained - a month after he was handcuffed from his office in Jeddah and taken to an undisclosed...

Jordan: Supporting Hilary

Jordanian Natasha Tynes expresses her shock at the reactions her support for Hilary Clinton has brought her.

Jordan: Amman's Favourites

Roba Al Assi from Jordan lists Amman's favourite brands, eateries and pastimes in this post.

Jordan: Impact of Blogging

Jordan's 7iber discusses the impact of blogging on Jordan here.

Jordan: Are we ready for free speech?

Jordanian blogger Qwaider asks: Are we ready for free speech?

Jordan: Surge in Electricity

What happens when there is a surge in electricity? Jordanian Moey paints the picture here.

Jordan: High Heels

Roba Al Assi, from Jordan, comments on high heels in this illustrated post.

Jordan: Infant or Cat?

Firas from Jordan sheds light on internal politics, net profit bagged by cellular phone companies and his country's energy crisis in this post. Also, read about how the suspected skeleton...

Jordan: Nature Pays the Price

Nature is paying the cost for increased fuel prices in Jordan, says blogger Ahmad Al Ghashmary.

Jordan: Expensive Food

From Jordan, Khalaf discusses taxes and the increasing prices of food.

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