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%, […]

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