Archive for October, 2007

  • Developing Jordan's Political Parties

    Written By: Marwan Asmar Its election time! As a good non-totalitarian democrat I love the elections, when they happen that is. What I really love about the elections is the time leading up to their finale when voters go up to the polling stations and vote. Although I’ve never voted in my life, I’ve always […]

  • Election Watch | Registration, Polls And The IAF

    Written By: Naseem Tarawnah Parliamentary elections are officially up and running now. The first two days of candidate registration saw 916 names and as Lina points out, 15.8% of which are women. That’s a pretty decent percentage in my case, considering that the majority of that number are from fairly conservative cities like Irbid and […]

  • Interview: The Avant-Garde Blouzaat Crew

    Interview by Omar Z of Fann 3arabi Whether it’s an innocent Chihuahua staring at you, three generic red bodies with white face masks, a cat who’s promoting a coke can or a rather balloon-like girl asking to switch places it’s all in the new store of Blouzaat. You’re probably wondering that none of these subjects […]

  • Tiptoeing Through Luweibdeh's Cultural Maze

    Reviewed by Dr. Marwan Asmar The latest offering by Saleem Ayoub Quna, Cultural Guide to Jabal Luweibdeh, is designed for locals, foreigners living in Jordan and international visitors aware of the diversity of this Amman neighborhood. The author, a long-term resident of Luweibdeh, describes the book as a necessary cultural guide, to highlight the richness […]

  • Skating for Self Expression

    Written by Ahmad Sahli Shari3 Thqafeh (Cultural Street in Shmesani) is a very unique street. I go there almost daily, and this street means a lot to me and many other people. Skateboarders, rollerbladers, foreigners, tourists, art galleries, families – there’s something special about it that gives it reason to be named “culture street.” To […]

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