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 June, 2008
Jordan: Internet Cafes
Jordanian Qwaider warns Internet users about the security concerns from using Internet cafes.
Saudi Arabia: Flying to Cooler Climes
Saudi blogger ibusy [Ar] notes how many people are escaping his country's heats to cooler climes this summer.
Morocco: Amazigh Festival Planned
The fourth annual Festival of Amazigh Culture will be held in Fez from 3 to 6 July, reports Moroccan blog The View from Fez.
Blocking websites is the most effective way of making them famous, notes Bahraini blogger Mahmood AlYousif on his country's latest threat to block some sites.
Kuwait: White Umbrella Demonstration
Lebanese blogger Mark, who lives in Kuwait, wonders about a protest he saw on his way to work. Demonstrators were wearing white and carrying white umbrellas.
Jordan: Noting Changes
Jordanian ASKAdenia [Ar] is back home for a visit and notes several changes in his country. Among them is the skyrocket prices of fuel and other commodities, as well as the presence of large numbers of Iraqis.
Egypt: Kareem's 600th Day in Prison
It will soon be the 600th day in prison for jailed Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabil Sulieman. Bahraini Esra'a writes about how you can get involved in pressing for his release.
Kuwait:The Incredible Hulk
Kuwait's Z District reviews The Incredible Hulk.
Saudi Arabia: Muslim Brotherhood
Abu Aardvark sheds some light on the Muslim Brotherhood in Saudi Arabia in this post.
Egypt: Bahai Rights Comic
Mideast Youth publishes a comic strip here about the rights of the Bahai religuious group here.
Jordan: A Hushed Up Secret
From Jordan, Naseem Tarawnah writes about a letter “written and signed by a group of ex-politicians, including a past prime minister and head of the GID, Ahmad Obeidat, and essentially it strongly criticizes the government for its liberal economic policies, the way it is being managed, and more specifically, the...
Jordan: Online Initiative to Support Art
Palestinian Sugar Cubes draws our attention to JoCr8 – a new online initiative to support art and connect creative people in Jordan.
Iraq: Hospitals Getting Better
Iraqi hospital care is improving, notes Inside Iraq in this post.
Iraq: Breaking Stereotypes
Iraqi Khalid Jarrar is in stitches that his brother's Canadian fiancée had ridden camels twice before his Arab brother.
Jordan: Queen's Message
Jordanian Jad posts a YouTube message featuring Queen Rania of Jordan, who calls upon people to dispel some of the stereotypes people have on Arabs.
Jordan: Attacks which will not happen
Jordanian blogger Hareega asks how come the UK is able to warn of terrorist attacks in the UAE — but not when they happen on its own turf. “Do they just warn us from the attacks that will not happen?” he asks.
Kuwait: Twitter Addict
Kuwaiti blogger Angelo is now a self-confessed Twitter addict.
Morocco: Websites and Newspapers
With the world going digital, many newspapers are meeting the challenge by making their news pages accessible online. The Arab world is no different. Moroccan blogger M S Hjiouij [Ar] complains about the standard of a popular newspaper's website in this post.
Jordan: A New Lease of Life for Dwwen
Arab bloggers held their breath waiting for an announcement on the fate of popular Arab blog aggregator Dwwen. After a bit of uncertainty, the all clear was given and it is business as usual for the site which brings together Arab bloggers, writing posts in Arabic and English, under one roof.
Iraq: Return of a Kidnapped Neighbour
Iraqi Sunshine shares with us different aspects of her life in this post – the return of a kidnapped neighbour, sitting her physics exam and extracting her wisdom tooth.
Iraq: 10 Things I Hate About My Colleagues
Neurotic Iraqi Wife shares with us 10 things she hates about her colleagues at work in the enclosed Green Zone.