Latest posts by Amira Al Hussaini from November, 2009
Writing at Not Green Data, Tarek Amr is not amused with the international media coverage following the Egypt-Algeria football match.
If you were living in Bahrain and planning a wedding, where would you want to hold it? Find out the answer at London2Bahrain.
Lama J from Jordan writes about her visit to the UK and then Canada in this post.
“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...
Sudanese Reem Shawkat writes on Mideast Youth about the “brainless comedy” in Egyptian movies.
Bahraini Ammaro talks about how fast it takes to spread rumours in Bahrain and make them ‘viral.’
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...
What do women in Egypt want? The Arabist takes a closer look.
From Bahrain, bird watcher Howard King shares his find: three kingfishers.
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!”
From Egypt, Zeinobia brings us an update on H1N1 or swine flu.
John Burgess at Crossroads Arabia connects the dots between the Houthis in Yemen, Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Supporters in Washington DC, US, stage a rally in support of jailed Egyptian blogger Kareem Nabil Sulaiman, or Kareem Amer. Free Kareem has more.
Arab American Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire at a military base on the US, killing several people. Jordanian Hareega comments on the incident in this post.
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.
“Annouss has been keeping track of Hillary Clinton’s visit in Morocco,” notes Alle, from the Maghreb Politics Review.
From Bahrain, Suhail Algosaibi posts a vlog on how he helped his son get over his fear of dogs – and how he made his own fear of dogs worse.
Many countries have introduced vaccinations to help combat the spread of H1N1, or swine flu. As the sickness toll increases, so does the buzz online.
Alia Almoayed, from Bahrain, has reconnected with her new old love. Click on the link to find out what it is.
Egyptian Ibn Al Dunya, who writes at Fustat, praises a new Global Voices Online project – Threatened Voices, which tracks the suppression of online free speech.
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.