When The Speaker Of The House Is Humiliated

“The Lower House on Sunday could not complete its agenda for the meeting amid MP’s¬†outrage over the government’s attempts to disgrace the legislative authority¬Ě by disrespecting its speaker, Atef Tarawneh, at the opening of the...

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A National Silence

There is a question that keeps me up at night, and it’s largely to do with our national distractions – the ones that have been so fascinating to watch, especially in recent weeks. We’ve had a Jordanian citizen shot and killed by...

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Who’s Afraid Of An Alternative Homeland?

I have to start by saying this video is a fantastic communication product. Aired as part of a news program, it’s designed to stubbornly drive home a single message, and attempts to grind it into the public consciousness: Jordan is Jordan and...

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On Jordan’s Tribal Myth

Who would’ve thought it, but after MP Mustafah Hamarneh gave a talk on tribes and was criticized for it by MP Adbul Kareem Dughmi in parliament, a heated debate on the role of tribes has finally found some place in the public sphere. Hamarneh...

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