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.
Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from July, 2007
Jordan: Light Sentence for Murderer
Jordanian Natasha Tynes is having difficulties understanding why a Jordanian court halved the sentence of a man accused of murdering his own daughter.
Kuwait: Marriage Trends
Financy sums up marriage trends in Kuwait in the following post.
Palestine: Power Games
Palestinian blogger Ramzi breaks his silence to give us an overall view of politics in the Middle East here.
Palestine: History Lesson
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah links to an Arabic video which posts lessons in Palestinian history 101.
Kuwait: Visiting Jordan
Rampurple, who lives in Kuwait, writes a detailed description of her trip to Jordan.
Lebanon: Visiting Syria
Lebanese Jamal Ghosn admits he has only travelled to Damascus five times in his life.
Kuwait: Summer Party
Lebanese Maze, who lives in Kuwait, travelled to Jordan and shows us how people party in summer.
Arabeyes: Muslim Brotherhood Egyptian Blogger Vanishes
Egyptian blogger Ahmed Saad Domah has vanished, according to the Blogger's Observatory, which has been set up to monitor the arrests and harassments bloggers and online writers in the Arab World face.
Arabeyes: Singers Banned in Syria and Terrorist Arabs at All Airports
A number of female Arab singers have been banned from singing in Syria - to put a limit to moral corruption. In another development, Arabs seem to be targeted at airports around the world, even in their own homes, where they are being treated like terrorists. These are just two of the conversations taking place in Arabic blogs this week.
Palestine: US to Increase Military Aid to Israel
The US is to increase its military aid to Israel, writes Haitham Sabbah, who urges his American readers to protest the move with their Congressmen.
Israel: Wine Tasting Festival
An Israeli wine tasting festival is being held at the Israel Museum, reports blogger Avi.
Iraq: Iraqi Child Refugees in Syria
Child refugees in Iraq are desperate in Syria, reports Alive in Baghdad.
Bahrain: Bloggers Meeting
Bahraini bloggers are meeting on Thursday, writes Mahmood Al Yousif.
Algeria: Iraq's Libertarianism
Iraq and Libertarianism is the subject of Algerian blogger Nouri‘s latest post.
Jordan: Sexual Diseases
Jordanian Hareega has been transfered to the sexually transmitted diseases clinic – as a doctor- and has spilled some beans here. Hareega works in the US.
Mideast: New Radio Station
Mideast Youth has launched it own radio station, according to Bahraini Esra'a here.
Egypt: Water Problems
Egyptian Baheyya writes about water shortages and the problems they cause in Giza, Egypt.
Bahrain: Congratulations Iraq
Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif congratulates Iraq on winning the Asian Cup Championship (football).
Israel: No Fun for Palestinian Children
Israeli Desert Peace mocks summer jobs available to Palestinian youngsters from Jenin.
Palestine: Hillary Apology?
Palestinian Haitham Sabbah suggests that Hillary Clinton apologises to the UN for the death of a peace-keeper in Lebanon, after approving the sale of cluster bombs to Israel.
Kuwait: Day 25
Kuwaiti Zeena continues to update us on her weight loss regime here.