· February, 2009

Stories about Jordan from February, 2009

Jordan: Oscar Predictions

  26 February 2009

Jordanian Hareega made some Oscar predictions here. Check out whether any of his guesses were right.

Jordan: Economic depression?

  25 February 2009

“I don’t know what is going on lately, but I feel that everyone around me are in a hibernation mood. Businesses are not moving. Everything is running very slowly. People are disappearing and communication channels are off!!” notes Sha3teely from Jordan.

Jordan: Smoking Ban?

  25 February 2009

Jordan has announced a ban on smoking in public places, beginning March 1. “In this kind of country, I’m forced to wonder what exactly were lawmakers smoking when they dreamt up this policy?” remarks The Black Iris.

Jordan: Questions to God

  21 February 2009

Jordanian blogger Hareega asks: “Why did God create earth, humans and the whole world? Did he have to? Did he want to? Can God regret something he's done a very long time ago?”

Jordan: Cook for Peace

  17 February 2009

“Arab Chick and Jewish Girl, two of the most hilarious bloggers hailing from the region,  have created a cooking blog to  achieve for world peace. No snark, we’re all serious here,” reports Kinzi, from Jordan.

Jordan: The meaning of Jihad

  17 February 2009

Jordanian blogger Ali Dahmash discusses the meaning of the word Jihad – and how it is misconceived around the world, including the Middle East.

Iraqi bloggers meet

  16 February 2009

Iraqi blogger Attawie describes meeting up with other Iraqi bloggers in Amman, Jordan, in this post.

Jordan: Ikbis New Feature

  16 February 2009

Arab video sharing site Ibkis, launched from Jordan, has just added a new feature to their site – webcam upload. It means that now you can record directly from your webcam and publish to Ikbis.

Jordan: Mourning Rituals

  16 February 2009

Kinziblogs, from Jordan, discusses mourning traditions and rituals in Jordan, in this post, written as she prepares to meet mourners visiting her home to pay respect for her father-in-law.

Jordan: Blogging Arabia Talk Set

  16 February 2009

“Blogging Arabia: From Obscurity to Community” is the title of a talk by Georgetown University lecturer Adel Iskandar being held in Amman, Jordan, on February 19, writes Roba Al Assi at And Far Away.

Jordan: Empowering Women, Emos and Live Mesh

  14 February 2009

Discussions on empowering women to the behaviour of teenagers to the latest new software which lets you synchronize your all your data on your computer are taking place at the Jordanian blogosphere this week. Mohammad Azraq brings us the latest.