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Amira Al Hussaini · December, 2009

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 December, 2009

Sudan: Is Unity Still a Strategic Choice?

Writing in Arabic, Sudanese blogger Ayman Hajj discusses his country's politics and why many Sudanese people are losing faith in unity.

Saudi Arabia: Mixed and Interfaith Marriages

Tara Umm Omar, an American married to a Saudi Arabian, discusses Prophet Muhammad's mixed and interfaith marriages in this post.

Saudi Arabia: The Jeddah Floodings on Video

People are still talking about the Jeddah floods and their aftermath, almost three weeks after torrential rain and flooding brought life to a standstill in the western Saudi Arabian city....

Syria: At the Second Arab Bloggers Meet

Italian Donatella Della Ratta, who lives in Syria, attended the Second Arab Bloggers meeting, which just ended in Beirut, and here are her observations.

Jordan: Facebook Moments

Posted something too quickly on Facebook? Jordanian Hareega shares some embarrassing moments from the social networking site.

Iraq: Iraqi Prisons and Iraqis

Iraqi Layla Anwar is “overwhelmed with sadness.” Click here to find out why.

Iraq: A Business Perspective

Iraqi Pundit notes: “There are so many different ways to explain Iraq. But whichever explanation makes the most sense, it must include oil.”

Iraq: Smelling Danger

Alaa, The Mesopotamian, from Iraq, smells danger in the air. “Nowadays, I have this premonition of danger. I am compelled to spell out my fears,” he writes.

Iraq: An Iraqi Prayer

Writing at Mideast Youth, Iraqi Wamith Al-Kassab says: “After the last explosions in Baghdad on the 8th of December where two cars exploded in Baghdad and killed more than 127...

Israel: Blogging for the Environment in Jordan

“Environmentalists and writers from Palestine, Jordan and Israel will meet in Madaba, Jordan this month for a 2-day workshop: “Blogging for the Environment” on December 20-21,” writes Israeli Green Prophet,...

Egypt: Majd Al Assad Dies

Egyptian blogger Zeinobia comments on the death of Majd Al Assad, the younger brother of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad.

Algerian Jews

Alle, at the Maghreb Politics Review, discusses Algerian Jews from a historical perspective in this post.

Algeria: The Revolution and the Jews

Houwari, at Algerian Review, writes about the Algerian Revolution and the role of the Jewish community.

Jordan: Amman's Dating Scene

For a preview on the dating scene in Amman, Jordan, check out House of Curiosity.

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