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Haitham Sabbah

Haitham Sabbah is a Jordanian (with roots from Palestine), born at Kuwait on 1969. I am an Electronics & Communication Engineer, and work in a managerial position in one of the leading Telecommunication companies at the M.E.

At the moment I live in Bahrain, and I like the country and it's people. I traveled around most of the countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

Founder of many Arab related blogging projects as well community blog like the Palestine Blogs Aggregator.

Credited with being one of the first blogs to ascend from the Arab region, my personal blog lives at

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Latest posts by Haitham Sabbah

Jordan: reBranding the Middle East!

“There is a big need to re-brand the Middle East. Not just to change the bad image we have in others minds, but also to change the bad image we...

Religion and Suicide Bomber

What is the relation between religions and suicide bomber? Is religion the only factor behind it? Who and why a person commit a suicide bombing? All these questions and more...

Egypt: Just in Time for Christmas

“Egypt, where Mary, Joseph, and Jesus fled seeking shelter. But the Christmas spirit has apparently not returned, at least not to the Qalubia governor who just attempted to shut down...

Israel: Settler and Settlement

Yisrael Medad says that he opposed the term “settler” and “settlement” from the beginning, preferring his own term -“revenant” and “Jewish community”. Find out why he hate these terms.

Tunisia: Sacrifice Animals Online

Eid Ul-Adha is just around the corner and will be coinciding with the end of the year this time around. This Eid marks the end of the Hajj (pilgrimage) each...

Syria: Arabic Teaching

A new (and only) podcast that teaches Arabic language for English people is here, finally!

Egypt: Suiciders on the street

“You're a street vendor in Cairo. You're 23 years old, unemployed, and selling merchandise such as clothes and fruits is the only way for you to survive. You can't afford...

Israel: A multi-interfaith-feast next week

“Next week there are a ton of things to do in Jerusalem if you are into the Interfaith thing,” Leah said.

Palestine: Divide and Rule

“A strange phenomenon has been taking place over the past few years. Israel has been carrying out a systematic plan to try and separate Gaza from the West Bank. Little...

Yemen: Arranged Marriage to Counter Terrorism

A newspaper report said that the Yemeni government fights terrorism by arranging marriages for the captured terrorists. Yemeni official confirmed that this is proving an effective counter terrorism technique because...

Lebanon: Possible Breakthrough!

Mohamad Masri says: “Don't hold your breath for a possible breakthrough,” commenting on the breaking news reporting that Hassan Nasrallah and Hizballah have accepted in principle a 7-point proposal brokered...

Israel: Rachel Corrie's Legacy Lives On

“Despite the murder of Rachel Corrie almost three years ago in Gaza, international volunteers continue to arrive in Palestine to help bring justice to the people living there. These are...

Qatar: Women's Volleyball at Asian Games

Women's volleyball attracts a crowd in Qatar, John B. Chilton said.

Israel: U.S. aid to Israel

“What do we get from the United States? What is this aid? And what are the conditions? A high percentage are loans, and of the “aid” most must be spent...

Jordan: ICT Forum

Ahmad, Roba and Lubna are attending Jordan's ICT Forum (kingdom's premier international information and communications technology industry event). Keep an eye for updates and latest news from these bloggers.

Israel: Municipal employees strike update

“Last week's strike was over quickly after promises were made by the government offices, to transfer money to the municipalities who have not been paying their employees’ salaries for many...

Palestine: Cleaning up the beach

“My mother saw a group of men collecting some wood off the beach the other day. She assumed they were custodial workers and thanked them for their work, asking why...

Lebanon: When death becomes a way of life

Hizbullah’s people are turning other Lebanese into enemies. Angry mourners chanting “death” to Premier Fouad Saniora buried Tuesday a young Shiite man “Death to Israel”, “Death to America” and now...

Tunisia: American Occupation Of The Moon

“Predictions: One week after the establishment of the moonbase the American media will declare the moon effort a quagmire. The European Union will complain that the USA is using 100%...

Egypt: Forbidden games

As though the Middle East needs more violence; a video game where the player controls a suicide bomber in a crowded street has gone on display in Israel. Among the...

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