Omar Shahid

Omar Shahid is a freelance journalist, copywriter and social media specialist. He has written for The Guardian, New Statesman, Times, Independent, Al Jazeera, Goal.com, MTV, Huffington Post and others. He is also a former politics editor at Live Magazine, a national youth publication based in London. Omar specialises in religious and political affairs, but has also written about music, comedy, football and youth issues. He blogs at omarshahid.co.uk and tweets at @omar_shahid.

The gems of Jordan

Initial apprehension gives way to amusement on Omar Shahid’s first trip to the Hashemite Kingdom.