A new fatwa has been issued in Jordan by the country’s official fatwa-making body (it’s akin to making sausages, you don’t want to see how that’s done either) that has made chatting between two sexes haram, or, forbidden. I thought that was a rather interesting piece of news. Their “reasoning” seems to be centered on […]
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.
It’s too bad this year it looks like it’s going to be a wet Christmas instead of a white one. But then again, it’s the Middle East. What did you expect? A miracle? Bah humbug. Consider it an opportunity to wear that red and green wool scarf your grandma knitted for you five Christmases ago […]
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 […]
I found this BBC article pretty interesting. The oldest bible in the world, the Codex Sinaiticus, which was lost and scattered for a very long time, is now being put together for the first time, online. And starting July 2009, anyone any where can read it online, which I think is pretty cool and an […]
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!