Archive for March, 2008

  • Tour Of The Long Forgotten Places: Part Three

    Wendy Merdian and Melissa Manning continue their journey through Jordan’s biblical archeological sites, completing the final part in the series. [1] [2] Biblical Archeology In A Day Written By: Melissa Manning & Wendy Merdian Photography By: Melissa Manning Site VII – Um Ar Rasas, Burj Sa’man The ruins we visited in the vicinity of the […]

  • Luwiebdeh Spring Carnival

    Written by: Saleem Ayoub Quna Photography by Ogba Faraj Jabal Luwiebdeh’s reputation as a quiet and peaceful residential neighborhood in the old part of Amman was heavily contested Saturday afternoon, March 8th, as more than 1500 people, mostly children and youth, took to its streets to mark the second anniversary of Luweibdeh Spring Carnival. The […]

  • Tour Of The Long Forgotten Places: Part Two

    Wendy Merdian and Melissa Manning continue their journey through Jordan’s biblical archeological sites. Be sure to read up on part one and stay tuned for the final part in the series! Biblical Archeology In A Day Written By: Melissa Manning & Wendy Merdian Photography By: Melissa Manning Site IV – Khirbet Iskander From Machaerus we […]

  • Spring Carnival in Jabel Luwiebdeh

    Pictures by Saleem Ayoub Quna Author of “My Neighborhood” Cultural Guide to Jabal Luwiebdeh

  • Marwan Abdo & Band live in Concert

    Al Balad Theatre Presents Marwan Abado & Band Live in Concert Launching his new project N A R D Tuesday, 11 March 2008 – 8 PM At Al Bald Theatre – Jabal Amman/1st Circle Ticket Price: JD 7 Tickets will soon be available at: – Music Box – Books @ Cafe – Moka Cafe – […]

  • The Lost Years: Iraqi Children in Jordan

    Iraqi students congregate outside the Shmeissani Al-Qharbi School in Amman, Jordan. Many Iraqi war refugees have missed years of school, but despite new opportunities to be back in class, they get little help catching up.—Christopher Powers/Education Week War, displacement, and lack of money have prevented Iraqi children from going to school for lengthy stretches of […]

  • ENRON: The Smartest Guys in the Room

    The United Nations University- International Leadership Academy in Amman- Jordan has established a Film Society and will be screening movies on regular basis. The Film Society is a cornerstone of the UNU-ILI’s community outreach program. Through the Film Society we offer free or low-cost film screenings that are open to any and all. Sometimes these […]

  • Picture of the Day | Winter Valley

    Picture taken in Wadi Al-Shita by Majed Aggad.

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