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 Al-Afaf Islamic charity association to encourage and help Muslims marry.
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 variety and the international variety coming mainly from Australia, and that difference is related the rising prices of […]
“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, he’s a Christian, he’s always been a Christian’. But the really right answer is, “What if he […]
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!
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 and bring about unity (which I think rarely […]
…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 about the killing of him. Because really, how do you kill a […]
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 some of the SMS messages that arrived to my cell phone since Ramadan began… [translated from Arabic] The […]