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Amira Al Hussaini · June, 2007

Former news editor of an English language daily in Bahrain. Journalist. Columnist. Blogger. Educated and raised in Bahrain. Interests include writing, the arts and human rights.

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Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from June, 2007

Libya: Day of Confrontations

Khadija Teri from Libya tells us about her day of confrontations – and how she stood up for her rights.

Libya: Blogger Back in Action

Libyan blogger Highlander announces her come back after being AWOL for a while. She also gives us a few sneak previews of what was happening on her blogosphere.

Lebanon: Legends of St George

Lebanese Laila Abu Saba shares her research on St George in this post.

Lebanon: Civil Marriages

Lebanese Failasoof announces that civil marriages are the way forward in Lebanon.

Kuwait: Best Shoes

Kuwaiti women are showing off their best shoes in these links – here, here and here.

Jordan: Friday Blues

Jordanian Naseem Tarawnah battles his Friday blues in this post.

Palestine: Daily Misery

Palestinian Haitham Sabbah posts videos produced and published by B’tselem (The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories) showing the misery Palestinians undergo.

Tunisia: Dead Phone

Eman, from Tunisia, lashes out at the telecom services in her country after her land line has been dead for two months.

Tunisia: Survey of Arab Journalism

Or Does it Explode links to an article by Tunisian writer Kamel Labidi, who “surveys the state of journalism in the Arab world and offers a less-than-optimistic assessment.”

Egypt: GVO Wins Praise

Global Voices Online has been cited by Baha'i Faith in Egypt for linking to it and for “reporting on several other pressing human rights issues in Egypt.”

Arabeyes: The Moment of Truth for a Jordanian Father

Today's Arabeyes makes five stops - two in Kuwait and Saudi each and a last stop in Jordan, where a blogger and journalist is forced to face himself and take...

Egypt: Books, History and the Holocaust

The Big Pharaoh finds a interesting book at a street vendor in downtown Cairo. Click here to read more.

Kuwait: Old Sports Pictures

Kuwait-based blogger Mark posts these old pictures from Kuwait.

Iraq: More than Just Numbers

“A nation is not a corporation and when we deal with a nation we are dealing with a society; a mass of people with ever changing hearts and minds and...

Mideast: Networking Arab Journalists

“Most Americans can’t tell the difference between Arabs and non-Arabs and they often use the terms Muslim and Arab interchangeably,” writes Ray Hanania in an article on networking Arab journalists.

Algeria: Holiday Debate

Algerian Nouri gets us in into the debate of changing the weekly holiday from Thursday/Friday to Saturday/Sunday here.

Dark Skinned Palestinians

There are dark skinned Palestinians, lashes out Rebellious Arab Girl, after fair-skinned countrywoman taunted her for her dark skin.

Oman's Blogging Community

Progress is well underway on Oman's Blogger Community website, says Sleepless in Muscat.

Egypt: Beware of Summer Fruit

Egyptian Zeinobia warns us about her country's summer fruit.

Iraq War Profiteers

A Citizen of Mosul posts a video of why the war on Iraq is continuing here.

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