Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from October, 2008
There are secrets behind closed doors. But to say that Egypt was shell shocked as news about its first swingers club emerged would be an understatement. And there is a small technicality - the couples first met online before arranging to meet face to face in cafes.
Palestinians made their own football history, being the only team - in the words of one blogger - with a stadium but no country. It was a day of national pride and despite the setbacks, bloggers hailed it as a day of victory.
Greater Amman Municipality staff will not be able to access news sites from their work computers, reports The Black Iris, from Jordan.
Anglo-Libyan, who lives in the UK, confesses that his children know more about the US than the UK and Libya.
Chillnite, from Kuwait, shares a link ‘for the ladies.’
From Warp to Weft writes some rules on how to drive in Morocco.
Blacksmiths of Lebanon updates us on the security situation in Lebanon in this post entitled Saturday Security Briefs.
Ahmad Humeid, from Jordan, announces: ” Creative Commons is coming to Arabia and they’re holding a lecture in Amman. Creative Commons CEO Joichi Ito will be the speaker.”
Qwaider Planet kicks off its third year, boosting the number of blogs it aggregates posts from 250 last year to around 400 this year. The aggregator was set up by Jordanian Samer Qwaider, who is also responsible for Jordan Blogs and GirlyGator.
It's been a year since the first Palestinian refugees were allowed to return to the Nahr al-Bared camp in Lebanon. Palestinian Haitham Sabbah has an update and videos in this post.
Jordanian blogger Naseem Tarawnah suffers from Blognesia. To find out what that is, click here.
“The 8th Marrakech international film festival (FIFM) will pay tribute to two world-famous actresses, American Sigoureney Weaver and Asian Michelle Yeoh. The festival runs from November 14th to 22nd,” says The View from Fez, in Morocco.
Football governing body, FIFA has suspended Kuwait from all international matches and activities because of the government interference in the affairs of the football federation, reports Mark, from Kuwait.
Not Green Data, from Egypt, compiles a s list of the five Egyptian evil empires. They are: the ruling National Democratic Party, Al Ahly Sporting Club, Microbus drivers, Al Ahram Newspaper and Egyptian tycoons.
Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah links to an article by Bahrain-based Paul J Balles, who writes about Hollywood-inspired anti-Muslim prejudices.
From Dubai, The Devil wears Prada got into an accident and writes about it in this post.
An allegedly drunk DJ has sparked a debate on a popular Kuwaiti blog. Click on 248am for the latest on this.
More than 40 people have been killed and about 30 are missing in Yemen after torrential rain hit Hadhramout. Writing at Moments In Words From Hadhramout, Omar Barsawad brings us the story.
Blogger.com is now blocked in Turkey, announces TurkeyTalk. This follows the blocking of WordPress and YouTube, following court orders.
Mark, from Kuwait, shares those scenes from the Kuwait Stock Exchange.
Jordanian Rami Abdelrahman, who lives in Sweden, posts this fascinating post by a Swedish friend who travelled to Iran on a study visit and his encounter with a ‘bisexual’ tour guide.