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Amira Al Hussaini · November, 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 November, 2010

Middle East: The Not-So-Secret US Embassy Secret Cables

While mainstream media across the Arab world gave the secret US Embassy cables released yesterday the cold shoulder, bloggers and Twitter users from the Middle East found much needed material...

Palestine: Views on the New NATO Strategy

Palestinian-American Mazin Qumsiyeh shares his views on the new NATO strategy adopted recently at Mideast Youth.

Iraq: Connecting the Dots

Iraq, Lebanon and South Africa. What have they all got in common? IraqPundit connects the dots in this post.

Iraq: Depressing Reading Material

“Going daily through material related to post liberated Iraq leaves me hopeless, enraged, traumatized, gasping in horror at the extent of the hideous, heinous, grotesque acts that have been committed...

Iraq: A Visit to Sumawah

IraqiDentist shares with us snippets of his visit to Sumawah here.

Iraq: Who is Killing the Christians?

Iraqi Layla Anwar points fingers at who could be behind the massacre of Christians in Iraq.

Israel: HajAhalin Tribe Speaks Out

JoeSettler, at The Muqata, blogs about an interview with Sheikh Ahmed Abu-Mashhur, head of the 140,000 strong HajAhalin tribe, scattered across Palestine, Jordan and Israel.

Israel: At the Police Station

David, from Israelity, shares his experience at a police station.

Palestine/Israel: What will you be thankful for in 2018?

“What will you be thankful for in 2018?” asks the OneVoice blog, an international grassroots movement that amplifies the voice of mainstream Israelis and Palestinians, empowering them to propel their...

Iraq: A Kidnapped Uncle

Iraqi Sunshine shares the ordeal of her kidnapped uncle in this post. Find out if the kidnappers took the ransom and released her uncle.

Kuwait: Football Talent Abdulla Al Moussawi's Dreams Cut Short

From Kuwait, Mark shares the story of Abdullah Al Moussawi, a talented nine-year-old football player whose chances at stardom were cut short. Find out why.

Yemen: The Saudi Mecca Metro makes Hajj Green

Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad writes about the Mecca Metro at Out of Hadhramout. The blogger argues that the new railway built for pilgrims aims at making the Hajj (pilgrimage) experience...

Dubai: Stats on drink-driving offenders

Dubai Metblogs shares statistics on drink-driving offenders in Dubai.

Kuwait: Mutton Korma Recipe

Kulsum, an Indian living in Kuwait, shares a recipe for mutton korma here.

Yemen: Host to Gulf Cup 2010

Gulf Cup 2010 kicks off in Aden, Yemen, on November 22. Yemeni blogger Omar Barsawad reflects on the significance of having Aden host this football championship which brings together teams...

Egypt: Kareem Amer is Free!

After spending a total of 1,470 days in prison, Egyptian blogger Kareem Amer has finally been released. That period is 10 more days than the four year sentence he was...

Arab World: Tweeting the Hajj Experience

Among the 1.8 million Muslims on pilgrimage, or Hajj, to the holy city of Mecca are a few stealing moments to send 140-character messages to the world. Here are snippets...

Morocco: A Phone Call Away

The View from Fez recounts Morocco's telecom developments.

Morocco: 80-year-old Synagogues

Jewish Morocco introduces us to 80-year-old synagogues in Er Rachidia and Oujda.

Morocco: Excellent Mathematicians

Moroccans excel in mathematics, writes sumaya, at Reading Morocco.

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