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· February, 2009

Stories about Jordan from February, 2009

Arab Bloggers Rally Against the Judaization of Jerusalem

As Israeli authorities evict Arab residents and demolish their houses in Jerusalem, Arab bloggers are set on not letting this pass unnoticed. Another blogger calls for designating a week to...

Jordan: Low Quality Photo Essay

Roba Al Assi, from Jordan, features a web exclusive art photography collection in this post.

Jordan: The Unborn Banned in Cinemas

Jordanian Moey reports that The Unborn has been banned in his country's cinemas – because of its ‘violent’ content.

Jordan: Oscar Predictions

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

Jordan: Economic depression?

“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...

Jordan: Smoking Ban?

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...

Jordan: Blog About Jordan Day

March 12 will mark the second Blog about Jordan Day, announces Qwaider. Bloggers are being encouraged to blog about Jordan on that day.

Jordan: Discusses Vital Issues For Jordan

For the last 10 days or so, has been discussing very important issues affecting Jordan, with issues ranging from water scarcity, energy, unemployment and economics to the recent changes...

Jordan: After four years of blogging

The Black Iris, from Jordan, turns five and bloger Naseem Tarawanah asks: “I find myself wondering if there’s anything more left to say…”

Jordan: Questions to God

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...

Jordan: Economic crunch

Thought Clouds The Digital Bender writes about aspects of the economic crunch in Jordan.

Jordan: What I dislike about religion

Jordanian blogger Nizar discusses what he dislikes about religions in this post.

Jordan: Cook for Peace

“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...

Jordan: The meaning of Jihad

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

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

Jordan: Bloggers Reflect on Valentine's Day

Bloggers' reflections on Valentine's day in Jordan varied between wishes for a happy day, and raising important issues about the holiday. Here is what some of them had to say....

Jordan: Ikbis New Feature

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...

Jordan: Mourning Rituals

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

“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...

Jordan: Empowering Women, Emos and Live Mesh

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...

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