Al Bawaba - Blog Roundup https://www.albawaba.com/rss/all/robots.txt en 3 facts about Iran everyone should know https://www.albawaba.com/mena_voices/iran-women-politics-death-penalty-892188 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/mena_voices/iran-women-politics-death-penalty-892188" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/jordan/000_H06HG.jpg" alt="Iranian chess players Mitra Hejazipour (L) and Sara Khademalsharieh play at the Chess Federation in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2016. (AFP photo)" title="Iranian chess players Mitra Hejazipour (L) and Sara Khademalsharieh play at the Chess Federation in the capital Tehran on October 10, 2016. (AFP photo)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2016 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.yourmiddleeast.com/culture/iranian-chess-players-say-hijab-no-reason-for-international-boycott_43379">Your Middle East</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="https://iranwire.com/en/features/4052">Iran Wire</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2016/10/12/iranian-minor-woman-faces-execution-by-hanging">The New Arab</a> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 12:30:21 +0000 892188 at https://www.albawaba.com The problem with yellow cabs in Jordan https://www.albawaba.com/mena_voices/problem-yellow-cabs-jordan-892026 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/mena_voices/problem-yellow-cabs-jordan-892026" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/jordan/taxi.jpg" alt="Commuting around Amman is easy, there is always a yellow Taxi to take you from one place to the other, and the fare starts at JD0.25. 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(Photo credit: Fiji World News)" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb" width="147" height="147" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-computed field-field-attribution"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> © 2016 Al Bawaba (<a href="http://www.albawaba.com">www.albawaba.com</a>) </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-ab-press-round-up field-field-press-round-up"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://stateofmind13.com/2016/10/08/why-donald-trump-is-probably-part-lebanese/">A separate state of mind</a> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <a href="https://theintercept.com/2016/09/29/maybe-donald-trump-listened-megyn-kelly-instead-roger-ailes/">The Intercept</a> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2016/10/8/new-scandals-haunt-trump-clinton-ahead-of-second-debate">The New Arab</a> </div> </div> </div> Sun, 09 Oct 2016 10:30:39 +0000 890886 at https://www.albawaba.com Tatoos aren't just a fashion statement in the Arab world https://www.albawaba.com/mena_voices/tatoo-fashion-dubai-uae-890594 <div class="field field-type-imceimage field-field-headline-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/mena_voices/tatoo-fashion-dubai-uae-890594" class="imagecache imagecache-article_headline_thumb imagecache-linked imagecache-article_headline_thumb_linked"><img src="https://albawabacdn-albawabamiddleea.netdna-ssl.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/article_headline_thumb/im/jordan/Diala_2_Lowres.jpg" alt="My daughter&#039;s name, Yasmina. 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