Photo Of The Moment: Mass Weddings Of Amman

AP Photo – Jordanian veiled brides line up as they prepare to take part in a mass wedding party in Amman, physician Jordan on Friday, July 24, 2009. Fifty eight brides and bridegrooms took part in the 16th mass wedding organized by the...

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Eid Al-Adha & Economic Sacrifices

There’s an article today in the Jordan Times attempting to articulate the predicament many Jordanians have found themselves in this year: the rising price of Jordanian sheep. There has been a noticeable price difference between the local...

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Verbatim | So What If He’s A Muslim?

“I’m also troubled by, not what Senator McCain says, but what members of the [Republican] Party say… such things as ‘Well, you know that Mr Obama is a Muslim’. Well the correct answer is, ‘He’s not a Muslim...

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Eid Mubarak Everyone!

Right about now, treatment sick ambulance everyone is busy logging on to their Facebook accounts to write an eid-oriented status. May it be a blessing on you all!

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And Now A Message From Qaradawi On Shiites

Qaradawi is sparking a bit of a controversy in the region with his views on Shiites, which are not new. In this of all things, there are two routes to consider. One can point out the differences between the sects in an attempt to find common ground...

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How Mickey Mouse Got Beheaded

…Along with Tom & Jerry and the rest of my childhood… Well, it should be pointed out that I think the brief second of hesitation towards the end suggested the he was aware Mickey is a cartoon and so was being somewhat satirical...

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Ramadan In The Digital Age

Who would’ve thought that blogs, social networking, SMS messages and the Internet in general, would be such a Ramadan-enabler, creating what is perhaps a Ramadani Web 2.0 subculture in the Arabian peninsula. Here’s a sampling of just...

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