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· December, 2008

Stories about Jordan from December, 2008

The Global Twittersphere Discusses Gaza

Twitter is the new blogging, or so the story goes. Never has that been more apparent than in times of crisis: During the Mumbai attacks, Twitter users provided up-to-the-minute coverage,...

Arab World Reacts to “Gaza Massacre”

People from across the Arab world are lamenting the fate of Gazans, after a wave of Israeli aerial attacks, which have killed more than 200 Palestinians and wounded more than...

World Runner Comes to Jordan

Danish Runner Jesper Olsen is running around the world crossing four continents to promote running as something all cultures have in common.The Danish Ambassador to Jordan HE.Thomas Lund-Sørensen writes about...

Egypt: Gamal Eid detained and deported from Jordan

The Jordanian intelligence prevents Gamal Eid, the General Manager of the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), from entering Jordan because of his criticism of freedom of expression in Jordan two...

Jordanian Bloggers React To Bush's Shoegate

While a week has yet to pass since US President Bush faced a shoe flying in his direction from an Iraqi journalist during a press conference, the Jordanian blogosphere is...

Jordan: Praise for Peru's Anti-Smoking Advertisement

Jordan's Jazarah is full of praise for an anti-smoking advertisement in Peru, where 15,000 cigarette butts were glued to a panel.

Jordan: Not So Stupid

Have you created something only to be dissed by your boss as it being “stupid”? Qwaider, from Jordan, has more details here.

Jordan: Lost and Found

Lost something – or rather someone hid something from you – and you can't find it? K Sharif from Jordan tells us the story here.

Jordan: Public Beach a Let Down

MommaBean, in Jordan, had visitors, whom she took to the Dead Sea's Amman Tourist Beach. Read her complaints here.

Saudi Girls Rock!

A group of Saudi young women are making their voices heard - in a manner unheard of in conservative Saudi Arabia. The Accolade is an all-girl rock band which is...

Jordan: Photographs from Recent Art Expos

Khobbeizeh, from Jordan, posts photographs from recent art exhibitions in Jordan.

Jordan: Recent Portraits

Jordanian photographer Laith, who lives in Los Angeles, US, posts a few of the latest photographs he took here.

Is Litter Destroying Coral Reef at Aqaba Beach In Jordan?

The Green Prophet asks Will the Coral Reef at Aqaba Beach Be Destroyed By Litter?: “The lush marine habitat by Aqaba Beach in Jordan is among the richest in the...

Jordan: Bush Bloopers

From Jordan, Jazarah posts this video featuring funny bloopers by US President George W Bush.

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