Month: January 2005

Jordan’s cellular boom

This is an extract from Arab Advisor’s latest report on Jordan’s cellular boom. A full 71% of Jordanian households have a cellular line, only 5% short of the fixed line household penetration which stands at 76%. This is what we Jordanians are best at: “tagg 7anak,” which roughly translates to: “indulging in useless conversations.”

West Beyrouth

Last night we watched the highly-acclaimed Lebanese movie West Beyrouth on DVD. It was quite a treat. The first time I saw this film was when it came out in the late 1990’s. Watching it for the second time was a refreshing reminder, as I totally forgot how wonderful this movie is. It is the …

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