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 October, 2007
Jordan: Plea to Help Family
Ola Eliwat from Jordan appeals to readers to dig deep into their pockets to help a family whose house in Baqa'a Camp was destroyed in a fire.
Palestine: People Starving
“Can i just say i m sick and tired of sitting here studying while knowing that people in Gaza don't have anything to eat?” asks Palestinian blogger Al Falasteenyia.
Oman: Fifth Radio Station
With four radio stations competing for the airwaves in Oman, Sleepless in Muscat wonders whether a fifth station would be ‘too much.’
Saudi Arabia: Featuring Artists
Saudi blogger Dua'a promises to feature artists from Arabia in her new blog United Bloggers of Arabia.
Syria: Patriotism or Stupidity?
“Some people in the Middle East have a problem, they mistake patriotism for stupidity and end up justifying the worst and most obscene injustice,” writes Syrian blogger Wassim.
Jordan: Blogging in English Back
Jordan Watch is back in English, writes Jordanian blogger Batir Wardam.
Jordan: Political Money and the Elections
Jordanian blogger Batir Wardam discusses his skepticism with Jordan's democratic political progress in this post (Ar). Is there political money fueling his country's campaigning for seats in the Parliament .. or it is just money?
Jordan: First Wifi Street
Al Wakalat Street, Jordan first pedestrian zone, is now also Jordan’s first municipal WiFi zone, announced Jordanian blogger Ahmad Humeid.
Israel: An Encounter with a Telemarketer
Jerusalemgypsy from Israel shares with us an encounter with a telemarketer in this post.
Israel: Junior Academic Staff Join Strike
“The Junior academic staff have joined in with the Senior staff to have a one-day solidarity strike today. Many thanks for the support!” reports Israeli blogger Yael.
Israel: New Design Blog
A new blog on design and aesthetics has been launched by Israeli blogger Ziva. Husband Harry makes the announcement here.
Tunisia: Best Arab Film Award
A Tunisian film won the Best Arab Film Award at the 11th San Francisco Film Festival, writes Subzero Blue, from Tunisia.
Iraq: Think Peace Interview
Iraqi blogger Raed Jarrar posts a video of an interview conducted with him by Think Peace.
Egypt: Darfur Letter to Arab League
Elijah Zarwan from Egypt posts a letter sent out by a coalition of Arab human rights organisation to the Arab League on Darfur.
Egypt: Free Women
Egypt Guy from Egypt posts this video by Egyptian Ahmed Sharif which calls for the freedom of women from religious associations.
Bahrain: No to Bullfighting
Bahraini blogger emoodz says no to animal cruelty after watching a bull fight in Spain.
Algeria: There's Water Everywhere
Read Algerian blogger Nouri‘s post to learn why his father's friend told him: “There's water everywhere, but not a drop to drink!”
Kuwait: Fifa Suspends Kuwait
“The Kuwait Football Association has been suspended with immediate effect from all international football activities until further notice on account of government interference,” writes Kuwaiti blogger Forza.
Bahrain: Wanna be Famous?
Wanna be famous? Bash Islam, writes Bahraini blogger Esra'a. Note the comments on this post.
Egypt: Roukana Hamour's Plight
Egyptian blogger Zeinobia sheds light on the plight of Syrian blogger Roukana Hamour, who is being harassed by authorities.
Egypt: Jail for Journalists
Eleven Egyptian journalists have received jail sentences since September, writes The Skeptic from Egypt.