Stories about Jordan from November, 2010
The recent Wikileaks release, known as "Cablegate," featured several quotations from Jordanian officials, as well as large numbers of cables from the U.S. Embassy in Amman. Jordanian tweeters had varied initial reactions to the latest leak from the whistle-blower site.
JoeSettler, at The Muqata, blogs about an interview with Sheikh Ahmed Abu-Mashhur, head of the 140,000 strong HajAhalin tribe, scattered across Palestine, Jordan and Israel.
After the announcement of Jordan's new government, Jordanians react to the new ministers via Twitter and blogs.
Jordanians went to the polls yesterday. As the voting continued, Twitter user Naseem Tawarnah provided up-to-the-minute updates of allegations of violence and voting fraud.
The Jordanian Twitter community debated the merits of voting or abstaining in the parliamentary elections to be held November 9, 2010.