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Amira Al Hussaini · December, 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 December, 2010

Tunisia: The Cry of Protestors Echoes Around the World

The cries of Tunisians, protesting against corruption and joblessness for the past two weeks, is gathering momentum on the World Wide Web. Netizens from around the world are rallying behind...

Lebanon: Stop Honking

Lebanese drivers are renowned for ‘honking.’ Cal Perry tweets: “Dear #Beirut … honk more. Seriously … lay on that car horn more. I can't hear you.”

Algeria: What is Happening in Tunisia?

Algerian-American The Moor Next Door comments on the protests taking place in Sidi Bouzid, Tunisia. “Police have attempted to block media coverage of the riots (and that the rioting is isolated...

Algeria: Wikileaks and Israel

Khaled Mimoune, from Algeria, tweets (Ar): “Isn't it fishy that there are no Wikileaks documents exposing Israel's scandals?”

Saudi Arabia: The Kingdom in One Sentence

From Saudi Arabia, Mustafa Hussain tweets (Ar): “Unemployment, corruption, tribalism, weak education curricula, state-owned media, full prisons, bad government services, oil which is not its own – all this and...

Qatra: Museum of Modern Art Opens

The Museum of Modern Art has opened its doors in Qatar, writes jane01 at Qatar Living.

Qatar: Beware of Car Thefts

Geo warns readers to beware of car thefts at Qatar Living.

Bahrain: Naturalisation Cap?

Naturalisation is a thorny issue in Bahrain. Mahmood Al Yousif speaks out about the issue here.

Kuwait: Should the Kuwaiti Amir Join Twitter?

On Twitter, @kuwaiti (Ar) asks the Kuwaiti Ruler to join Twitter “to get closer to his people and understand their opinions.”

Qatar: World Cup 2022 Celebrations on Twitter

DigitalQatar takes note of Twitter reactions after Qatar won the bid to host the FIFA 2022 World Cup here.

Qatar: Zooming in on Jumo

The launch of Jumo is the subject of this post at DigitalQatar. Jumo is described as “the social network connecting individuals and organizations who want to change the world.”

Qatar: 165m Euro for Barca

The Qatar Foundation's record shirt sponsorship 165 million Euro deal with football team Barcelona has readers excited at Qatar Living.

Bahrain: Proud of Qatar for Hosting 2022 World Cup

Bahraini Mahmood Al Yousif is proud that Qatar will be hosting the FIFA World Cup 2022.

Jordan: From the First Arab Social Media Forum

From Jordan, Kinzi attended the First Arab Social Media Forum and shares her experience here.

Algeria: Ba'athists and Mauritania

Algerian-American The Moor Next Door shares an insight on the history of the Ba'athist tendency in Mauritania.

Bahrain: Beans and Petrol Prices Going Up

The price of petrol …and beans is set to rise in Bahrain. Mahmood Al Yousif offers his two cents.

Egypt: Happy Sixth Anniversary Global Voices!

Egyptian Mohamed ElGohary marks Global Voices Online‘s sixth birthday with a post.

Jordan: Time for the Palestinian Jordanian Conversation

From Jordan, Naseem Al Tarawneh gives us an insight on chaotic football and the much needed Palestinian Jordanian identity conversation. “If there was ever a time for the taboo chains...

Saudi Arabia: How to Write to a Royal

American Bedu, who blogs from Saudi Arabia, has advice on how to write to a member of the Saudi royal family.

MENA: The War on Wikileaks

Safe Net. Middle East takes a closer look at attempts to censor Wikileaks‘ latest US Embassy Cables.

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