Archive for November, 2007

  • Sign of Thyme & Friends in Concert this Sunday

    After the successful release of their second album “Zad” last September, Jordanian band Sign of Thyme will be performing in a live concert on Sunday December 2nd, 2007, alongside guest musicians Aziz Maraqa on Piano, Yazan Roussan on Percussions, and Nabih Boulos on Violin. The show will feature new works besides songs from their album […]

  • AmmanNet Refused Permit in Zarqa

    Ahmad Humeid first published this press release on his blog about AmmanNet being refused a permit to open a new community radio station in Zarqa. While details seem sketchy as to why the permit was rejected, we join Daoud Kuttab’s call for the new governmental cabinet to reverse this rejection of a community-based media outlet […]

  • Less Talk, More Walk: The Abraham Path Comes to Jordan

    “In my opinion, the olive tree is the symbol of peace. The trees are as old as time, and are absolutely delightful; you can walk around it smell it and rest under it. To the people, they are everything.” – Mahmoud Twaissi, Mapping Coordinator, Abraham Path Initiative A project to create a path that connects […]

  • Election Watch | Post Election Coverage

    The elections are over, (most of) the votes have been counted, the winners announced, and the morning papers are aflutter with post-election coverage. Here’s a rundown of some of yesterday’s highlights as relayed by the local media and Jordanian bloggers: Despite the gloomy and rainy weather, voter turnout as of today, stood at around 55%, […]

  • Elections And Funerals

    Written By: Maha Note: The following is based on a true story which took place a few days ago. The author’s mother is a parliamentary candidate. Once upon a time a candidate was at a dead relatives’ house packed with people paying their condolences to the family. She got the following call from a private […]

  • Join The 7iber Election Watchdog!

    In accordance with the upcoming Parliamentary elections and in the context of last summer’s Municipal elections and the corruption charges which plagued them, 7iber dot com has formed an Election Watchdog. The Jordanian government has allowed for several organizations to monitor the elections however the extent of their participation and/or the potential restrictions they might […]

  • Music To Our Ears: Scoring Abu Raed

    Amin Matalqa continues the journey with his Jordanian feature film “Captain Abu Raed”, bringing it to life with the help of Austin Wintory’s orchestral score. The score was recorded on October 27th, 2007 at Warner Bros. Studios with the Hollywood Studio Symphony. Get an exciting sneak peak at the scoring session for the storytelling cue, […]

  • Picture Of The Day | Roman Battles Of Jerash

    Photography By: Sabri Hakim

  • Rally: Walk With Us!

    “Walk With Us” is a one day event to promote youth participation in the upcoming parliamentary elections. It will take place on Friday, 16th of November, starting at the Sports City and ending at the Parliament building where there will be a national music festival as well as speeches from participating members. Time: 11am – […]

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