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· July, 2009

Stories about Jordan from July, 2009

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Arab World: Trouble for Gay Travels in the Muslim World

  15 July 2009

The first gay book to have been ever translated into Arabic after being originally printed in English has run into problems straight off the press. Katharine Ganly reports on blogger reactions to the book Gay Travels in the Muslim World, whose translation has spurred a heated debate.

Jordan: Swine Flu Reactions “Funny”

  13 July 2009

Jordanian Osama Romoh [Ar] is surprised with the mania surrounding swine flu (H1N1) in this part of the world. “The reaction of people towards swine flu or any other epidemic may be logical, but in most cases it is really funny,” he explains.

Jordan: Why was Marwa killed?

  7 July 2009

Jordanian Naseem Tarawnah discusses the recent murder of Egyptian Marwa El-Sherbini, 32, in a courtroom in Germany in front of her three year old son and says: “This case was so mind-baffling when I read it a few days ago and I still haven’t been able to wrap my mind...

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