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Amira Al Hussaini · November, 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 November, 2009

Bahrain: Israelis for Palestine

  21 November 2009

“It’s a great pleasure to introduce to you our latest project: Israelis for Palestine. This has been in the works since the beginning of October and we’re happy to finally be launching it, despite the fact that it’s still very much in its early stages,” writes Bahraini Esra'a on Mideast...

Algeria: Coverage ‘Written from Cairo’

  21 November 2009

Algerian The Moor Next Door takes a closer look at media coverage following the Algeria- Egypt matches which saw Algeria qualify to the World Cup in South Africa next year. “Foot-ball is something akin to a religion in many countries… It can also lead to blind and irrational fanaticism,” he...

Jordan: Letter to MBC

  14 November 2009

Jordanian Ola Eliwat, from Cinnamon Zone, pens an open letter to MBC television group. In it, she writes: “And please consider shutting down 90% of your channels, I think it would be a HUGE favor for the Arab nation!”

Algeria: 50 Top Algerians

  7 November 2009

Looking for the 50 top Algerians? “Jeune Afrique has run an nice special on the 50 people who make Algeria what it is — politicians, policemen, generals, business people, cultural luminaries, and others,” writes Alle, at the Maghreb Politics Review.

Bahrain: An American Soldier

  7 November 2009

A picture speaks a thousand words. Mahmood Al Yousif, from Bahrain, is full of praise for the series of An American Solider, which follows in the footsteps of a soldier for 27 months from induction to training to combat and back home.

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