· April, 2008

Stories about Jordan from April, 2008

Jordan: That Toyota Ferrari

  30 April 2008

Jordanian Lulu shares one of the stupidest things she has ever uttered in this post. She recalls: ‘Me: “I saw a cool car today.” Brother (15 at the time):”Really? What model?” Me: “I am not sure. I think it's a Toyota Ferrari”‘

Jordan: A Day at Work

  30 April 2008

With tomorrow bring a holiday – Labour Day – Ola Eliwat, from Jordan, gives us a break down of her day at work today.

Jordan: Mixed Signals

  29 April 2008

“Can the same facebook contact add an application called (The Latest Hunk) and within the same day join a group called (Proud to be a Muslim) ?” asks Hani Obaid from Jordan.

Overheard in Jordan

  29 April 2008

From Jordan, Salam shares a conversation she overheard at a fast food joint in Amman.

AIDS – A Taboo in the Arab World

  18 April 2008

AIDS, the deadly acquired immune deficiency syndrome, is a taboo word in the Arab world. But the scary word has managed to crop up in many blog posts this week - from Jordan, Iraq, Palestine, Bahrain and Yemen.

Jordan: Big Brother Reality TV Show Coming Soon

  17 April 2008

“If you love the TV show, Big Brother, and if it’s been a life-long goal of yours to be a contestant on it, then I’ve got good news for all you die-hard reality TV fans; Big Brother is coming to Jordan and in the most hi-tech of manners,” writes Naseem...

Selling Jordan

  16 April 2008

Hareega updates us about the latest deals of the Jordanian government – which has been selling prime property to foreign investors.

Jordan: How Can a PM Demonstrate his Worthiness?

  16 April 2008

From Jordan, Khalaf asks: “How would a prime minister who is presiding over an economy with over 10% inflation, slow economic growth, failing public education and health services and an inability to execute any important public projects prove his worthiness?”

Jordan: The Queen's Video, New Media Battles & Spring

  6 April 2008

As spring begins to take its course throughout the Kingdom, Jordanian bloggers have had a lot to talk about these past two weeks. Naseem Tarwanah takes us on the tour of the Jordanian blogosphere, with stops at the Queen Rania YouTube message to the world; online free speech; spring and local politics.

Jordan: Married Men

  4 April 2008

“Somehow, the fact that a guy got married, and got a kid makes him suddenly a guru, and on anything and everything, including things that are in your area of expertise,” writes Jordanian Qwaider about married men.

Jordan: Blog Day Harvest

  3 April 2008

Scores of Jordanian bloggers marked Jordan Day with posts celebrating their country and its achievements. Qwaider provides links to the posts here. “This day, wasn't supposed to be so emotional, but emotions were pouring, the day was full of heart and heart felt articles and wonderful comments by amazing people…...