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Amira Al Hussaini · September, 2009

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 September, 2009

Jordan: No to Bad Internet!

Jordan's Facebook users are joining hands in protest against what they describe as bad Internet services in their country through forming this group.

Morocco: Moroccan Recipes

The View from Fez shares some Moroccan recipes in this post.

Jordan: Migratory Birds over Amman

While driving, Jordanian blogger Naseem Tarawnah “noticed a swarm of birds, possibly the largest I’ve ever seen in Jordan, swooping by.” He had his camera with him and here‘s the...

Yemen: Healthcare under the Spotlight

From Yemen, Omar Barsawad complains about the state of government hospitals and asks: “Hadhramout and Yemen as a whole, simply do not have the facilities to handle such kinds of...

Libya: Meeting the Dentist at Midnight

“Everything gets turned upside down during Ramadan. Tonight I had a dentist appointment at midnight,” complains Khadija Teri, from Libya.

Morocco: Fashion on Show

From Morocco, Maryam holds her own fashion show at My Marrakesh. Click on the link to get a sneak preview.

Palestine: New Blog on Land Grab

Marcy Newman announces on her blog Body on the Line: “my dear friend rami and i have started a new blog to catalog the ongoing nakbas (catastrophes) that happen every...

Morocco: Syrian Calligrapher in a Secret Place

From Morocco, Maryam, of My Marrakesh, meets Syrian calligrapher Khaed Al Saai at “a secret place where artists and writers gather.”

UAE: On Japan

From the UAE, Al Mobde3 Al Arabi (The Arab Innovator) [ar] shares his thoughts on Japan in this post.

Egypt: Iraq vs Syria

Egyptian Chronicles discusses the current standoff between Syria and Iraq: “As Arabs we know that for time to time the Syrian-Iraqi relations go from bad to worse.”

Lebanon: Touffar's New Song

Lebanese blogger Rami Zurayk pays tribute to a new song by Touffar – his favourite Arab rap band.

Syria: The Crisis of Islamic Civilization

Syrian Qunfuz reflects on former Iraqi minister Ali A Allawi's book entitled: “The Crisis of Islamic Civilization.”

Jordan: Why was he let off the hook?

“The woman in Malaysia who was to be caned for drinking beer will now wait until after Ramadan for her punishment,” writes Kinzi, who lives in Jordan, and asks: “What...

Jordan: Maktoob's Rise

Jordanian site Jazarah discusses the development of Arabic site Maktoob in this post. “Yahoo! and Maktoob officially announced the acquisition of, the largest Arabic website, by the international giant...

Jordan: Support Palestinians

From Jordan Ali Dahmash argues for supporting Palestinians by urging Arabs to travel to Jerusalem.

Jordan: Making Lists

Do you make lists to determine the direction of your life? Tololy, from Jordan, shares her experience with making lists in this post.

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