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· April, 2008

Stories about Jordan from April, 2008

Jordan: That Toyota Ferrari

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...

Jordan: A Day at Work

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

“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...

Overheard in Jordan

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

Jordanian Mona Lisa

From Jordan, Moey shares with us a portrait of a Jordanian Mona Lisa.

Jordan: Three Nasty Words

Jordanian 7aki Fadi tells her readers about the three words which make her cringe.

AIDS – A Taboo in the Arab World

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...

Jordan: Climate Change and the Arab World

Batir Wardam, from Jordan, says the Arab world is starting to get serious about climate change.

Jordan: The Camera which Sees Through Clothes

A camera which can see through clothes and is being used to counter terrorism? Zeid Nasser from Jordan has more in this post.

Jordan: Big Brother Reality TV Show Coming Soon

“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...

Selling Jordan

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?

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...

Jordan: Smart Mosques with High Speed Internet

Zeid Nasser, from Jordan, writes about ‘smart’ mosques, with high-speed Internet, cropping up in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Arab Environment Watch: Jordan switches to unleaded fuel

Arab Environment Watch sees a Public Health Boost as Jordan switches to unleaded fuel, saying that the story is worthy of reading and documentation.

Jordan: Parliament and Corruption

Jordanian Batir Wardam (Ar) asks whether the Jordanian parliament has become the biggest institution of corruption in his country.

Jordan: Coming out of the closet

Jordanian 7aki Fadi discusses what coming out of the closet means to gays and lesbians in the Middle East.

Jordan: Home for the CIA Detainees

Naseem Tarawnah, from Jordan, uncovers the story behind those detained by the Jordanian Intelligence, on behalf of the CIA, after the September 11 attacks.

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

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...

Jordan: Married Men

“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...

Jordan: Blog Day Harvest

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,...

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