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· November, 2008

Stories about Jordan from November, 2008

Jordan: Amman's November Fuel Crisis

When Jordan's government proposed adjusting fuel prices according to the rise and fall in the international markets on a weekly basis, gas station owners protested and for a period of...

Iraq: Rape Victims Ignored

Middle East: Mumbai Terror Attack “Crazy and Inhumane”

Bloggers in the Middle East woke up this morning to news of terror and mayhem in Mumbai, India, and are still coming to terms with the size of the calamity....

Congratulations Pour in on Queen Rania's Youtube Award

Bloggers from across the Middle East and North Africa are tipping their hats to Jordan's Queen Rania, and her visionary initiative on YouTube, after she was awarded YouTube's first-ever Visionary...

Michael Jackson ‘Converts’ to Islam

The King of Pop Michael Jackson has done it again and stories about his alleged conversion to Islam are keeping blogs in the Middle East abuzz with snark comments. Is...

Jordan: The Queen's Vlog, Internet Socio-Economics and More

In today's review of the Jordanian blogosphere, Mohammad Azraq links to posts celebrating Queen Rania's latest Vlog, the socio-economic implications of a faster Internet, a new idea for social networking,...

Jordan: How Not to Cook Tongue

Jordan: Spotlight on Atlantis Opening in Dubai

Jordan: List of controversial figures

MENA: How to deal with Somali piracy?

Last week a Saudi supertanker was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Kenya, making it the largest ship ever to have been seized in this way. The problem...

Jordan: Poor and Backward

Being poor and backward go hand in hand, according to Jordanian blogger Muoffaq Qabbani, who brings us this story about how poor people insist on having more and more children.

Jordan: Until the King Speaks

Jordan: Automobile Expo

Jordan: Meet the Foreigners, Arab Music, and Business Ideas

The number of young expatriates coming to Jordan for different purposes, commonly to learn Arabic, has become significant. Walking around Jabal Amman, you can notice them sitting in cafes and...

Jordan: A Visit to the Automobile Museum

Jordan: Great win for Human Rights

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