Stories about Jordan from May, 2010
MENA: Rage after Israel Attacks Gaza-bound Flotilla
Emotions are running high across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), after Israel attacked a peaceful flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to besieged Gaza - and the Twittersphere is ablaze. Also, are tweets commenting on the situation being censored?
Jordan: A Day with a Grave Digger
From Jordan, Karabeeb (Ar) interviews a grave digger – and discusses his profession.
Middle East: “Blood Borders”
Martin W. Lewis from GeoCurrent Event blog reviews Ralph Lewis’ “Blood Borders” article on the idea of a complete reshape of Middle East borders in order to fit more appropriately the ethnic and religious affiliations of the region.
Jordan: Israel denies Noam Chomsky entry
American professor Noam Chomsky has been denied entry in to the West Bank by Israeli authorities – Black iris of Jordan comments.
Jordan: Public Security Directorate text message
Kinzi receives a text message starting “If you value your life…” , and after a moment of panic realises it is not as threatening as she first thought in this post.
Jordan: First Arab female bodybuilder
Buj Al Arab praises the determination of Farah Malhass, the Arab Wolrd's first female bodybuilder, and is pleasantly surprised seeing her gracing the cover of Gulf News .
Jordan: Basketball Practice for Young Hashem
Queen Rania of Jordan tweets: “My Hashem just back from basketball practice.. Not Michael Jordan, but from Jordan! http://twitpic.com/1kcham”