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· June, 2008

Stories about Jordan from June, 2008

Jordan: Internet Cafes

Jordanian Qwaider warns Internet users about the security concerns from using Internet cafes.

Jordan: Noting Changes

Jordanian ASKAdenia [Ar] is back home for a visit and notes several changes in his country. Among them is the skyrocket prices of fuel and other commodities, as well as...

Jordan: A Hushed Up Secret

From Jordan, Naseem Tarawnah writes about a letter “written and signed by a group of ex-politicians, including a past prime minister and head of the GID, Ahmad Obeidat, and essentially...

Israel: Green Tourism in the Middle East

Looking to leave a green footprint when you travel? Look no further than the Green Prophet for information on eco-tourism in the Middle East. “There’s no absence of environmentally friendly...

Jordan: Online Initiative to Support Art

Palestinian Sugar Cubes draws our attention to JoCr8 – a new online initiative to support art and connect creative people in Jordan.

Jordan: Queen's Message

Jordanian Jad posts a YouTube message featuring Queen Rania of Jordan, who calls upon people to dispel some of the stereotypes people have on Arabs.

Jordan: Attacks which will not happen

Jordanian blogger Hareega asks how come the UK is able to warn of terrorist attacks in the UAE — but not when they happen on its own turf. “Do they...

Jordan: A New Lease of Life for Dwwen

Arab bloggers held their breath waiting for an announcement on the fate of popular Arab blog aggregator Dwwen. After a bit of uncertainty, the all clear was given and it...

Jordan: Dead Sea Minerals

Amid all the Chinese made merchandise, 7aki Fadi, a Jordanian who lives in Canada, finds Dead Sea minerals and mud masks made in her country.

Jordan: Stupid Ideas

Jordanian blogger Qwaider [Ar] ridicules some ideas by Arab inventors, which he says are “stupid.”

Jordan: Am I Ugly?

From Amman, Jordan, The Arab Observer asks: Do you think I am ugly?

Jordan: Ray's Kuffayeh

Jordanian blogger Mental Mayhem writes here about Rachael Ray's Dunkin Donuts Controversy, and how the Kuffeyeh is an Arabic tradition and that her grandfather and uncle used to put it...

Jordan: XBox Questions

K Sharif, from Jordan, is considering buying an XBox games console this summer and has many questions.

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