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Amira Al Hussaini · August, 2010

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 August, 2010

27 August 2010

MENA: Kuwaiti Cartoons Cause Moroccans Offense

A popular Kuwaiti television programme has upset some Moroccan viewers, who say it depicts Moroccans in a negative light. The cartoon, called Bu Qutada wa Bu Nabeel, portrays Morocco as...

18 August 2010

Bahrain: The Sorry State of Affairs of a Hidd Mosque

On Facebook, a Bahraini posts an eye-opening letter to a minister asking him to visit a mosque in Hidd, describing its sorry state of affairs. Read to the end of...

16 August 2010

Saudi Arabia: In Memory of Dr Ghazi Al Gosaibi

Saudi Arabia and Bahrain are mourning the loss of an intellectual who has contributed greatly to the cultural and development scene of both neighbouring countries. Ghazi Al Gosaibi, a poet,...

Lebanon: Making Money out of Blogs

UAE: Censorship is a Myth

15 August 2010

Jordan: Big Brother is Watching You!

Jordanian netizens had a rude awakening when news surfaced about the sentencing of Imad Al-Ash to two years in prison - for insulting the Jordanian monarch in an instant message...

12 August 2010

Saudi Arabia: Where Women are Dependents Forever and Ever

Did you know that Saudi Arabia has a service in place where the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sends a text message to a male guardian every time a "dependent" leaves...

Jordan: Honking Horns Mark School Result Announcement

Egypt: Know New Blogs

Jordan: Leap in Twitter Users

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