Refugee brides: the bounties of war
“There are many who don’t wish to sleep for fear of nightmares. Sadly, there are many who don’t wish to wake for the same fear.” (Richelle Goodrich) It’s two years now since the Syrian people first took to the streets to protest against the dictatorial iron fist of Bashar Al-Assad. […]
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Music and Medicine: A global NGO fundraiser to save lives in Egypt.
Let’s face it- healthcare is not the top priority of many of our governments. At least in the Middle East, it certainly isn’t. Many patients in Egypt resort to private healthcare facilities for the abysmal state of public hospitals– that’s not to say that the private healthcare organization is not […]
Jordan’s Water Crisis
The problem of water scarcity puts an undeniable blight on the lives of millions of people, including in Jordan which has been ranked tenth out of the seventeen states in “extreme risk” by Maplecroft’s Water Stress Index. The challenges of water scarcity may seem remote to visitors to the rich […]
How Social Media Can Help in Destabilizing Jordanian Society…
None of the wikileaks have probably created a fracas as intense as the one they created in Jordan. And of all the cables leaked from the American embassy in Amman none has created such an uproar as the one entitled “The Right of Return: What it Means for Jordan”. This […]
A Nuked up Jordan?
Since the Egyptian revolution in January-February 2011, the Egyptian gas pipe that supplies Jordan and Israel has been bombed 4 times up to the time of writing. Egyptian gas is vital for Jordan because with it Jordan generates 80% of its electricity. At this time particularly, all eyes are turned to the […]