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Last Wednesday morning I was standing at the Egged bus station at Beit She'an, waiting for the 9:30 No.
Royal Jordanian announces its plan to stop its services to Delhi, Mumbai and Lagos, in light of the airline's restructuring plan, including its route network.
Amman has dropped 14 places from 89 to 103 in Mercer's 2014 Cost of Living Survey, which shows the most expensive expatriate destinations in the world.
"The challenge Islam presents is not going to go away, and our ignorance can only cause us to lose a monumental battle of ideas," accountant Hugh Iwanicki writes in the 2012 book Shock & Alarm: What It was Really Like at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq .
It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that there was still hope for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas and repeated his call to the two parties to accept the Egyptian-brokered truce proposal.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, meets with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in the capital, Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
As a result of civil war, an estimated 2.8 million refugees have fled Syria and reside in neighboring countries, mainly Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Iraq.
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East also noted today the number of displaced people seeking safety in its facilities exceeds 84,000 and may soon reach 100,000.
"Saudi businessmen who visit Jordan for investment and trade often fall victim to fraud," he explained, adding: "We strongly advise our citizens to seek legal consultation here in the embassy free of charge."
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 08:26 am
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