Stories about Jordan from August, 2009
Young people from eight Arab countries and Sweden met last May to learn certain leadership and organizational skills, and how to use the tools of social media to advance social change. Now, they are preparing to meet again in November.
Do 85 per cent of Jordanians support the beating of wives by their husbands? Qwaider tackles this issue in this post.
Jordanian Qwaider addresses Arab blogging portal Maktoob, which has just signed a deal with Yahoo! saying: “Well done my friends. Not only because someone like Yahoo recognized you. But because you have actually made it.”
Jordanian blogger Naseem Tarawnah comments on the recent Maktoob-Yahoo! deal.
Getting to and from work daily takes its toll on employees, especially in countries without a 'proper' public transportation system. Jordanian Osama Al Romoh writes about the resurrected dream train link which was not to be.
From Jordan, The Observer writes about respect – and honour crimes.