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Local news for Amman, Jordan continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

27 min ago | The Pordland Mercury

No Big Deal

CONSIDERING the bad news from the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian crisis, May in the Summer 's timing is great.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, World News, Jordan, New York

12 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Boeing Celebrates Delivery Of Royal Jordanian's First 787 Dreamliner

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 -- Boeing and Royal Jordanian today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner.

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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Middle East, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 787, Malaysia, Everett, WA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Trojan

HONY's recent project humanizes Middle East

With escalating conflicts throughout the Middle East, it's difficult to worry about anything other than the impending threat of increased American involvement.

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Related Topix: Jordan, NY, Jordan

AME Info

The MEBAA Conference takes place Tuesday 14 October 2014, Jordan

In a bid to unite the region's business aviation industry around its common challenges and trends, MEBAA - Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association will host the next installment of the MEBAA Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel Amman, Jordan on Monday 14 October 2014.

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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Middle East, Saudi Arabia

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle EastJordanian Terror Attack on Israeli Embassy Foiled

Jordanian military prosecutors on Monday charged eight suspects, including a Syrian fugitive, with plotting to attack US soldiers and Israel's embassy in the Hashemite kingdom, as well as trying to recruit people to join the Lebanese- based terror group Hezbollah.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Jordan, Terrorism

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Queen Noor celebrates birthday

Her Majesty Queen Noor celebrated her birthday on Saturday. Upon her marriage to His Majesty King Hussein in 1978, Queen Noor embraced her role as a Jordanian public servant, focusing on national and regional human security issues in the areas of education, environment conservation, sustainable development, human rights and cross-cultural ... (more)

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The Daily Star

Migrant workers in Jordan face abuse

When Lucy met a representative of a Jordanian employment agency in the Philippines, the official promised her a sales position in Jordan with a salary increase after two months, allowing Lucy to send money back to her family overseas.

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Related Topix: Jordan, World News, Opinion

National Post

Mossad spy who saved Khaled Meshaal's life urges Hamas leader to end Gaza war

Seventeen years ago, the Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal lay dying, as poison in his veins began to shut down his vital organs one by one.

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The Daily Star

Jordan students stay home as teachers strike

AMMAN: Hundreds of thousands of Jordanian students stayed home Sunday on the first day of the new academic year as public school teachers observed a nationwide strike to press for improved salaries.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Times of Israel

Tel Aviv terror victim testifies in Arab Bank lawsuit

A picture taken on August 16, 2014 shows the Arab Bank's main offices in the Jordanian capital, Amman.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Jordan, Middle East, Jordan, NY

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Hidden Places in NYC, Religious Divides in the Middle East

Canoeing on the Bronx River gives a rare glimpse of part of New York that few people--residents or tourists--get to see.

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Jerusalem Post

Amman asks Security Council members to pass cease-fire resolution

Latest version of draft resolution authored by Jordan calls for an end to the blockade and "intensified international arrangements to prevent arms and ammunition smuggling."

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Film School Rejects

'May in the Summer' Review: A Family Drama Falls Flat

A second feature is often about risk. Cherien Dabis 's first film, Amreeka , is an almost archetypal example of the debut America indie hit.

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Related Topix: Amreeka, Jordan, World News, Middle East, Jordan, NY

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Amman asks Security Council members to pass cease-fire resolution

Latest version of draft resolution authored by Jordan calls for an end to the blockade and "intensified international arrangements to prevent arms and ammunition smuggling."

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Al Bawaba

HONY around the world: Humans of the Middle East

Image 1 of 15: Stanton found these Yazidi boys banging on cans and asked what they were doing.

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Jerusalem Post

Abbas meets with Jordanian King Abdullah in Amman to discuss Gaza

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met with Jordan's King Abdullah in Amman on Wednesday to discuss the latest developments in Gaza after the collapse of the latest ceasefire saw the resumption of hostilities.

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Indian Television

Akshay Kumar to topline 'Airlift' - the untold story of the ...

MUMBAI: One of India's biggest moments of triumph, virtually untold to date, is now being recreated on the silver screen in the form of 'Airlift'.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The New York Observer

An Arab Novelist Experiences the Trials of Going Home in 'May in the Summer'

"Every person is a child at home," reads an Arabic saying at the beginning of May in the Summer , Cherien Dabis' very good second feature, which examines cultural rifts in Amman, Jordan.

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Related Topix: Amreeka, Jordan, World News, Travel, Middle East Travel, Jordan Travel, Amman, Jordan Travel, Wedding, Columbia University

The Daily Star

Iraq conflict is a revolution forced by sectarianism: Sheikh Dari

AMMAN: Sheikh Hareth al-Dari rarely makes media appearances these days, but as a long-term opponent of U.S. military presence in Iraq, former Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and jihadist groups, the prominent religious scholar still has plenty of insight into the current crisis in his homeland.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Arab Bank, respected multi-national in dock for terror

Arab Bank, on trial in New York for allegedly supporting terrorism, is one of the biggest and most prestigious Arab banking giants in the world.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, Israel, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Jordan

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