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.
Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from January, 2014
Egypt's Anti-Terrorism Law to Target Internet
Facebook, among other sites, will come under new scrutiny in Egypt, when a draft "anti-terrorism" law comes into effect.
Congrats Tunisia on the New Constitution!
Bloggers from across the region paid tribute to Tunisia for adopting a new constitution, three years after the ousting of dictator Zeine el Abidin Ben Ali.
Egypt: What's Next for Field Marshal El Sissi?
Egypt's army head General Abdel Fattah El Sissi is now a Field Marshal. It is not clear whether this is a prelude to him running for president.
Breaking: Huge Explosion Rocks Downtown Cairo
Egyptians just woke up to the sound of a huge explosion, that rocked downtown Cairo. Initial reports claim that the explosion happened around the Cairo Police Directorate.
Egyptian Blogger Nawara Negm Calls it Quits
Outspoken Egyptian blogger Nawara Negm is taking a break from blogging politics. On her blog, Tahyyes, she writes a long post explaining her position [ar]: انا مش لاقية طرف مش متعاص كاكا… حتى اللي عاملين ثوار واصحاب مبادئ… طبعا مش لانهم عملا وجواسيس، بس لانهم متلخبطين، والواحد لما يتلخبط يعتزل…...
How Should Middle Eastern Women Dress in Public?
This question, posed by a University of Michigan study, is drawing laughs – and criticism online.
Dreams of Yemen
Yemeni blogger Noon Arabia shares her dreams of Yemen in this post. She writes: I dream of a Yemen where everyone has a roof on top of their head I dream of a Yemen where everyone has a meal on their table I dream of a Yemen where poverty is...