Under The Radar: Things You Should Be Paying Attention To These Days [UPDATED]

Just wanted to point people’s attention to a few interesting things flying under the radar these days. If you haven’t seen it yet, 7iber is continuing an online discussion that unfolded last night, where the Foreign Minister, Nasser Judeh, took live questions from Tweeps. Regardless of one’s politics, the conversation was undeniably interesting. On Campus […]


Give To Haiti

This is just a quick note to readers of The Black Iris or anyone else who may stumble on this blog, to take some time (about 5 minutes) to give to Haiti if they haven’t done so already. If you’ve noticed, I’ve put up a link to the International Medical Corps, which is a great […]

Activism, Blogging, Jordan, Randomness

Photo Of The Day: Eid Kids Don’t Play No More (and other conversations)

AP Photo – Jordanian children wait for their turn to have a ride on a wood traditional swing during the second day of Muslim’s Eid al-Adha, in Amman, Jordan, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009. The thing about Eid is that it’s a time when people typically spend two full days visiting each other. In Amman, they […]

Commentary, Islam, Jordan, Life, Portraits, Randomness, Religion, Society