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· September, 2008

Stories about Jordan from September, 2008

Arabeyes: Snapshots of Eid

It's Eid today, or tomorrow. Eid Al Fitr is a celebration which marks the end of the Muslim month of Ramadhan, and here are a few reactions on the occasion...

Jordan: Hypocrisy, Freedom or Disrespect?

From Jordan, Ahmed Humeid shares his thoughts on Ramadhan, hypocrisy, freedom and disrespect after the closure of a popular cafe for serving alcohol in Ramadhan in this post. Find out...

Jordan: Hypocrisy, Freedom or Disrespect?

From Jordan, Ahmed Humeid shares his thoughts on Ramadhan, hypocrisy, freedom and disrespect after the closure of a popular cafe for serving alcohol in Ramadhan in this post. Find out...

Jordan: Queen Rania the Blogger

Queen Rania of Jordan is blogging her visit to New York here.

Jordan: An Illustrated Accident

Jordanian Jad had a car accident and illustrates how it happened here.

Jordan: Think before you Fire

Jordanian Jazarah links to a story from India where a mob of dismissed workers beat the CEO of their company to death with a hammer. His advice: “Think twice before...

Jordan: Nothing Wrong in Not Knowing

Jordanian Qwaider remarks that there is nothing wrong in admitting that you don't know something.

Bangladesh: Meeting Queen Rania

BRAC Blog reports that Dr. Fazle Abed, founder of BRAC, the largest NGO in Bangladesh and the world met with Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan and she writes about...

Jordan: When do you say Enough?

The more you have, the more you want. When do you say you have had enough and become content with the blessings bestowed upon you, asks Ola Eliwat from Jordan.

Jordan: Honour Crimes Condoned

From Jordan, Naseem Tarawanah gives us a shocking preview of honour crimes in his country, where judges seem to condone such actions.

Jordan: Exciting Games

“Games don't impress me much. They're all the same to me. If you've played it once, it doesn't matter how much the graphics change they all appear the same from...

Jordan: A Popular Cafe Shut Down in Ramadan Crackdown

A popular cafe in in the Jordanian capital Amman was shut down by police for serving alcohol and food during Ramadan, among reasons. The action sparked a debate on the...

Jordan: Killing Firefox

Jordanian blogger Qwaider writes of his prediction that Chrome will eventually outdo Firefox in the browser wars.

Saudi Arabia: Traditional menswear revitalised – meet the iThobe

The traditional apparel for men in Saudi Arabia is a long white garment called a thobe. Recently a number of designers have been transforming the look of the thobe by...

The Middle East Remembers 9/11

Today marks the seventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks on the US, a pivotal day in history and a day which brought about so much heartbreak and destruction not...

Jordan: Bi-Monthly Video Clips

Jordanian Hareega is posting bi-monthly videos from YouTube on his blog. Here's the latest, featuring a plane landing on water. “It's not pretty,” he warns.

Jordan: Any thoughts on Body of Lies?

“Ridley Scott’s latest film, Body of Lies, starring Russell Crowe and Leonardo DiCaprio, is set to release this fall.  In this thriller, a CIA operative in Amman who is trailing...

Chrome Welcomed with Accolades and Controversy in the Middle East

On Tuesday, Google joined the browser game by launching its very own browser, Chrome, to positive accolades and a bit of controversy. The free browser, which is currently only available...

Jordan: Queen Rania's Video Blogging

Queen Rania of Jordan has been named the most famous Arab video blogger on YouTube by Blogger Times, a blogging magazine run by Arab bloggers, following the success of a...

Jordan: On Saudis

“Saudis are extremely civilized people, regardless of what the people who have never been to Saudi Arabia and who only see Saudi tourists know and believe. I will happily admit...

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