Amira Al Hussaini · December, 2008

Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from December, 2008

Oman: Unequal Treatment over Visas

  5 December 2008

Muscati from Oman is enraged at the treatment Omanis receive when they apply for Schengen visas to visit Europe. “The reason I'm writing this post is that I am pissed off that Oman has a visa on arrival policy for countries that don't have quick visa procedures for Omani citizens,”...

Kabobfest: On Opposing Symbols

  3 December 2008

Writing at American-Palestinian Kabobfest, Will notes: “A facebook group opposing the new Apple Store in New York city is growing…They are peeved it strongly resembles the kaaba, the cloth-covered, cubic shrine in Mecca, which marks the direction of Muslim prayer and the site of pilgrimage.”

Mideast Youth: MEFaith is Ours

  3 December 2008

Bahrain-based Mideast Youth‘s Esra'a is fuming that a US-based organisation is claiming ownership of a website,, which is “created, designed, developed and continues to be maintained by the Mideast Youth team.” To prevent confusion, the website's new home is now

Libya: Thanksgiving away from home

  3 December 2008

From Libya, American Khadija Teri celebrates Thanksgiving away from home saying: “I wish I was back home… eating turkey with my family…. relaxing in front of the TV….. and of course there would be shopping to do tomorrow….”