Remembering King Hussein In An Awakened Arabia

September 6th, 1977: Jordan’s King Hussein holds a press conference in Paris, France. Every year, HM King Hussein is quietly remembered on the day that he was born. If he had lived, he would have been 76 today. And while in past years...

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Verbatim | What Keeps King Abdullah Up At Night

Q: If you look five years down the line, do you see yourself relinquishing some power to the parliament? “Probably sooner. We haven’t shut any doors on relinquishing power. My mission is as quickly as possible to get Jordan to have a...

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Blog Action Day: Jordan Food Security Conversation

This year’s Blog Action Day is dedicated to the issue of food. The most unsexy of issues. Seriously. War will always triumph over famine in media coverage and listeners’ attention. That’s just the way the world seems to work...

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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...

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At The Third Arab Bloggers Meeting In Tunisia

I’m here in Tunisia for the next four days at the third Arab Bloggers meeting, which has brought together what I think are some of the most significant digital voices in the Arab world today. It’s quite interesting to be in Tunisia, the...

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