Category Archives: Jordan

Arabs are happy too!

Repost from Free Arabs Arab illustrations of their version of Pharrell Williams “Happy” from Dubai, Beirut, Algiers, Tunis, Cairo, Rabat, Casablanca, Amman and even Riyadh! Click here and enjoy so much happiness!

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Mona Eltahawy – Do Arab men hate women?

Mona Eltahawy’s article in Foreign Policy Magazine from 2012 ‘Why do they hate us?’ has been extremely controversial, especially considering the us vs. them binary of women vs. men which excludes men from wanting equality for women. Two days ago the … Continue reading

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Arab Women…& the Walls of Injustice! (by Yeghig Tashjian)

Originally posted on neweasternpolitics:
Arab Women…& the Walls of Injustice! “The Prophet said that women totally dominate men of intellect and possessors of hearts, but ignorant men dominate women, for they are shackled by the ferocity of animals.” Rumi, Sufi…

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Faces and Impressions from Jordan

It takes time sometimes to come to peace with experiences in such a way that you feel the desire within to share them with others. For me, that was the case with my travel to Jordan last summer. It took … Continue reading

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Occidentalist perspectives

Today, I want to share with you a story that occured last summer when I was living with a bedouin family in Wadi Rum in Jordan. Rum village is probably one of the most traditional places in the Arab world … Continue reading

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