In Pictures: Amman’s The Word Is Yours Urban Festival Jordan's First Urban Festival Takes Over Jabal Lweibdeh

This past October weekend saw Amman’s 7Hills Skatepark being taken over with artists, skateboarders, beatboxers, and rappers in the Jordan’s first urban festival. The Word Is Yours, produced by Malahi and Mektoub, brought together an eclectic mix of entertainers in a lively two-day event in Jabal Lweibdeh, with young Ammanis flocking to the scene. The crowd-funded […]

Culture, Portraits, Urbanized

By The River Jordan

I thought these images were quite interesting and worth posting up. While the Baptism site is considered one of Jordan’s national treasures, and rightly so, to say nothing of a symbol of co-existence – every time I see an event like this take place I’m reminded of the fact that this body of water may […]

Jordan, Portraits

Photo Of The Moment | For The Love Of Bashar

REUTERS: A Jordanian supporter of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad holds his picture as she shouts slogans against Turkey’s Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan during a protest against Turkish intervention in the Syrian situation, in front of the Turkish Embassy in Amman October 9, 2011. I know their numbers are incredibly limited in Jordan, judging merely by […]

Commentary, Jordan, Media, Middle East, Politics, Portraits, Society

Photo Of The Moment | Attack On AFP

GETTY IMAGES: Destroyed furniture is seen in the AFP Amman office, on June 15, 2011 in Amman, Jordan. Ten men broke into AFP’s offices in Jordan’s capital on Wednesday and destroyed furniture, two days after the news agency was among several foreign media to report King Abdullah II’s motorcade had been stoned during his visit […]

Jordan, Media, Politics, Portraits