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· November, 2009

Stories about Jordan from November, 2009

Jordan: Brass Award for The Black Iris

Naseem Tarawnah's The Black Iris won the Brass Crescent award in the Middle East category for the second year in a row.

Jordan: Internet Blues

Jordanian Hatem Abunimeh describes his ordeal getting an Internet connection in Jordan.

Jordan: Keep the bad Parliament!

After the Jordanian Parliament was dissolved, Jordanian Hareega writes: “If a new Parliament is to be elected, it has to be an absolute disaster for me to believe it is...

Jordan: The London Circus

Lama J from Jordan writes about her visit to the UK and then Canada in this post.

Jordan: Letter to MBC

Jordanian Ola Eliwat, from Cinnamon Zone, pens an open letter to MBC television group. In it, she writes: “And please consider shutting down 90% of your channels, I think it...

Jordan: Nidal Malik Hasan

Arab American Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire at a military base on the US, killing several people. Jordanian Hareega comments on the incident in this post.

MENA: H1N1, Vaccines and Conspiracy Theories

Many countries have introduced vaccinations to help combat the spread of H1N1, or swine flu. As the sickness toll increases, so does the buzz online.

Egypt: Max's thoughs on Azaan

Max Strasser, a journalist living in Cairo, wrote his thoughts on government plans to sync the call to prayer in every Cairo mosque to a radio broadcast.

Jordan: Videos for Social Change!

Over the last few years, and due to the high level of freedom on the internet in Jordan, a number of online social initiatives have been born. Mohammad Azraq takes...

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