SAWSAN MORRAR: A programme introduced by the Jordanian government has had a huge effect in pushing the hybrid car industry in the country.
JUAN COLE: From Jordan to Tunisia, from civil war to pilfered Palestinian land the Arab world is in a febrile state.
NASEEM TARAWNAH: Jordan’s precarious position both geographically and politically means that security will always be a vital issue. But this concern stymies debate.
MICH CAFE: I’d like to see a wonderful idea which has brightened up the streets of Amman implemented in Dubai.
ALEXANDER MCNABB: As a long term resident in the Middle East you become used to seeing favourite places under bombardment
VIDEO: Last year as protests spread across the Arab world, people in Jordan also protested about the price of food. It is still an issue in Amman.
SARAH WALTON: Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerash – it’s a familiar tourist trail but don’t forget to spend some time in the capital, Amman
TABSIR: A celebrated novelist, poet and filmmaker Sinan Antoon reflects on life in Iraq before and after the fall of Saddam Hussein
THE HEDONISTA: A minor setback then an evening full of flavour and warm company.
NASEEM TARAWNAH: The way Jordan’s authorities have handled issues of public lands illustrates their meaning of the word ‘transparency’.
SAWSAN MORRAR: The call to come ‘home’ is strong for Jordan’s diaspora, and yet the reality of coming home can be a hard adjustment to make…
THE HEDONISTA: Eid al Adha has been my favourite – the last few years it has fallen far enough out of summer it occurs with the change of season.
NASEEM TARAWNAH: It was until recently thought to be inconceivable to criticise King Abdullah in public. Recent events have shown that, in this remarkable year, another taboo has fallen.
JAMES M. DORSEY: It has been a running sore between FIFA, football’s world governing body, and women’s football teams throughout the Islamic world.