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Amer Al-Hilal · April, 2009

Former Diplomat with stints at the UN and the Kuwait Embassy in Washington DC. Occasional columnist for Kuwait's ‘Arab Times.’ Worked with ‘Kuwait News Agency’ – trained by Voice of America, Reuters and Associated Press. A ‘Third Culture Kid’ born in London, raised in Rome and Madrid, with B.A. in ‘Communications’ from The American University, DC. Currently living in Kuwait. Interests include movies, literature, blogging, politics and social affairs.

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Latest posts by Amer Al-Hilal from April, 2009

30 April 2009

Kuwait: Swine Flu Blues

While election related stories are dominating Kuwait's Arabic-language blogs, this week the Swine Flu seems to be the pet topic of the English-language blogosphere. Amer Al-Hilal has the story.

23 April 2009

Kuwait: Blackberry Lunches, Arab Sex Talk and Election Responsibility Plea

From the censorship of video games to discussions about Kuwait's upcoming parliamentary elections on May 16, the Kuwaiti blogosphere offers a mixed bag this week. Also in this post, by...

19 April 2009

Kuwait: Election rhetoric, arrests and the whole shebang

Greetings fellow global bloggers and readers! My name is Amer Al-Hilal and I am the new 'Global Voices' co-author covering Kuwait; a vibrant, highly passionate and astute blogging community, one...