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· July, 2008

Stories about Jordan from July, 2008

Arabeyes: Any Legal Foundations for Al Bashir's Indictment?

Since July 14, when the possibility of Sudanese President Omar Hassan Al Bashir's indictment by the International Criminal Court was raised, bloggers around the world have reacted to the matter....

Arabeyes: Head Over Heels for Muhannad

A strange phenomenon has gripped the Arab world and Arabs seem to agree on something. It is an infatuation with a Turkish soap opera, dubbed in Arabic, and its stunning...

Jordan: Violence at Universities

Jordanian blogger Batir Wardam [ar] sheds light on violence at Jordanian universities.

Jordan: The Business of Marriage

“Marriage, is just like anything else in this life. It's a partnership that has assets, partners, resources, expenses, rights, obligations, expectations, challenges, competition, ethics, rules, standards, planning, customers and profit....

Jordan: Aqaba's Developments

Jordanian blogger Naseem Tarawnah visits Aqaba, the only Jordanian port with direct access to the Red Sea, and writes about the developments he witnessed there.

Jordan: Batman Review

“I can say I was completely blown away! Not just the best Batman movie ever made, this is one of the best movies this year,” writes Jordanian blogger Moey, about...

Jordan: Six People Killed in Shooting

“The shooting in Amman where six people were injured in a musical was a crime of despair. The shooter was an 18-year old, resident of Al Baq'a refugee camp,” writes...

Jordan: Book Orgy

From Jordan, Tololy is excited about the Amman Book Fair. “I had a terrific time this morning when I went to the Amman Book Fair with my sisters, bookish women...

Jordan: Save Water

Jordanian Naseem Tarawnah calls for a stricter water conservation policy. “Yes, we have little water, but there is massive, massive, massive mismanagement when it comes to this field, because we’re...

Jordan: Meeting Salman Rushdie

Jordanian Mental Mayhem had an encounter with Salman Rushdie. Click on the link to read what her impressions were.

Jordan: RIP Olive Riley

Jordanian Naseem Tarawnah mourns the death of the world's oldest blogger, Australian Olive Riley, who died at the age 108, and says: “for some reason, I feel a strange sense...

Jordan: The Big Day!

Jordanian Qwaider is no longer single. Click here to see what he has to say about the Big Day!

Tunisia: Introducing Dahsha

Tunisian blogger Mohammed Marwan Meddah introduces us to Dahsha - an online encyclopaedia, which he describes as “one of the serious efforts to enrich Arab content on the internet.”

Jordan: King Abdullah Comments on Websites

King Abdullah II of Jordan has left two comments this past weekend on Jordanian websites, including the local daily newspaper, Ad-Dustour (Arabic), and blogger Naseem Tarawnah's The Black Iris. The...

Israel: Earth-Friendly Middle East

Help Karen Chernick build a list of environmentally friendly blogs in the Middle East. In “Green News from the Blogosphere,”, this Green Prophet author opines: “The truth is that although...

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