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  1. Albright stars at red carpet premiereRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Hill

    ... Secretary" only days after her trip visiting Syrian refugee camps in Jordan. "I had just gotten back from Amman, Jordan and I think it was within two or three days that this script came across my desk," Leoni told The Hill. "I only lived in ...

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  2. How everyone left the British EmpireRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... beyond the Jordan, which many believe is the traditional site of Jesus' baptism, in South Shuna, west of Amman, Jordan, Saturday, May 24, 2014. Photo: Mohammad Hannon, STR Students hold a huge Pakistani flag at mausoleum of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the ...

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  3. Video purports to show British photographer held by Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    ... eech by both the hostage and the militant, the hostage is beheaded. Special correspondent Bulos reported from Amman, Jordan, and Times staff writer McDonnell from Beirut. Times staff writer Christine Mai-Duc in Los Angeles contributed to this report.

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  4. Jury hears arguments in terror finance trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Israel

    A picture taken on August 16, 2014 shows the Arab Bank's main offices in the Jordanian capital, Amman. Executives at Jordan-based Arab Bank should not be held responsible for a wave of suicide bombings in Israel in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead, a lawyer said Thursday in closing arguments at a US civil trial.

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  5. Sebastien Mariette has been promoted General Manager at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea in Amman, JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Hospitality Net

    Sebastien Mariette H01 was promoted to General Manager for the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea in Jordany. Prior to that Sebastien was heading two hotels in China: Kempinski Hotel Wuxi and Kempinski Hotel Yixing which opened in January 2013.

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  6. Funding Shortfall Forces WFP To Announce Cutbacks To Syrian Food Assistance OperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | PressReleasePoint

    The United Nations World Food Programme is warning that it is running out of funds to provide food for almost 6 million Syrians receiving its life-saving assistance. In Syria, the size of next month's food ration will be reduced and in neighbouring countries the number of refugees receiving food or vouchers will be cut.

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  7. Closing Arguments Today inArab Bank Terror Funding TrialRead the original story

    Thursday | Courthouse News Service

    ... in the West Bank during the Second intifada (uprising) between 2000 and 2004. During opening arguments, the Amman, Jordan-based bank was accused of turning a "blind eye" and performing banking services for known, high-ranking Hamas leaders, and for ...

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  8. Jordan, Islamic State's next playground?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Jerusalem Post

    The US, the UK and Israel openly share great concern over the possibility that Islamic State may soon attempt to destabilize Jordan. Having the longest borders with Israel and housing 12,000 US soldiers, Jordan is a likely target for IS.

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  9. Putting the Middle East in Perspective: A student's four-month...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | MassLive.com

    ... best time to be here. A little over a week ago, I was sitting in JFK airport waiting for my 11-hour flight to Amman, Jordan- the place that would become my new home during my four-month study abroad program, and where I will be conducting an ...

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  10. Samsung Gear S Enhances the Smart Wearable ExperienceRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | PR Log

    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. unveiled the Samsung Gear S, the next generation smart wearable device that expands the smartphone experience to the wrist. PRLog - Sep. 17, 2014 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. unveiled the Samsung Gear S, the next generation smart wearable device that expands the smartphone experience to the wrist.

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  11. Vodafone Qatar becomes Member of SAMENA Telecommunications CouncilRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | PR Log

    SAMENA has announced Vodafone Qatar - one of Qatar's leading telecom operators - as the latest addition to its rapidly growing membership base which comprises leading telecom operators and service providers from across the S PRLog - Sep. 17, 2014 - AMMAN, Jordan -- SAMENA Telecommunications Council has announced Vodafone Qatar - one of Qatar's leading telecom operators - as the latest addition to its rapidly growing membership base which comprises leading telecom operators and service providers from across the South Asia, Middle East, and North Africa region.

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  12. Royal Jordanian, Middle East Airlines enter new free sale codeshare agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Al Bawaba

    ... ng its route network and operations. Royal Jordanian operates flights from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. Its fleet covers a network of 60 destinations on four continents.

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  13. No 'Shock and Awe' Campaign Against ISIS - Army Gen. Martin E. DempseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | International Business Times

    ... travelled extensively in the Middle-east to gather support for the fight against ISIS. He has travelled to Amman, Jordan, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Turkey, Secretary Hagel has said that ISIS is a "real threat" to all the countries in the ...

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  14. Jordan Arrests Senior Muslim Brotherhood MemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Jordan arrested a senior member of the country's Muslim Brotherhood on Tuesday on charges of "incitement" against the authorities, AFP reported. Mohamed Said Bakr, a member of the Brotherhood's consultative council, was detained for 15 days by prosecutors after criticizing the government at an event marking the end of the conflict in Gaza, a judicial source was quoted as having said.

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  15. Canadian Solar Announces 1.5 MW Solar Module Supply Agreement in JordanRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Electric Energy Online

    Canadian Solar Inc. , one of the world's largest solar power companies, announced that it has been awarded a module supply agreement to provide 1.5 MW of photovoltaic modules to Kawar Energy for a rooftop solar power project located in a university in Amman, Jordan. "We made the decision to work with Canadian Solar on the largest solar power rooftop project in Jordan as we trust the quality and performance of its solar modules, as well as its track record of success delivering modules to large scale solar power projects worldwide.

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  16. Jordan arrests Brotherhood leader for incitementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Times of Israel

    Illustrative photo of protesters affiliated with Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood chanting anti-Israel and anti-America slogans during a demonstration in downtown Amman, Jordan, February 2014. Jordan arrested a senior member of the country's Muslim Brotherhood Tuesday on charges of "incitement" against the authorities, a judicial source said, as the group's political wing demanded his release.

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  17. Market Publishers Ltd Announced as Media Partner of 3rd Edition Middle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | PRWeb

    Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 3rd Edition Middle East Homeland Security Summit, taking place on September 29 - October 1, 2014, in Amman, Jordan. Market Publishers Ltd is announced as a media partner of the 3rd Edition Middle East Homeland Security Summit .

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  18. NASA only spots 1 in 10 potentially dangerous asteroidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Washington Post

    Jordanians look at the desert sky during the Leonid meteor shower, near Amman, in the early hours of Aug. 12, 2004. Meteors are the debris left in the wake of a passing comet infiltrating the Earth's atmosphere.

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  19. Jordan - splurge or save on adventures on the banks of the Dead SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Mirror.co.uk

    With attractions like the lost city of Petra, romantic desert encampments and the dramatic Dead Sea, it's the perfect place to get in touch with your inner explorer You don't have to be Indiana Jones to get the most out of Jordan but a spirit of adventure comes in handy there. With attractions like the lost city of Petra, romantic desert encampments and the dramatic Dead Sea, I found it the perfect place to get in touch with my inner explorer.

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  20. Review: May in the SummerRead the original story

    May 16, 2014 | The Victoria Advocate

    This funny dramedy features Dabis as Amman native, May, a successful writer who lives in New York. Her new book based on Middle Eastern proverbs is a hit, much to her family's delight, but her engagement to a Muslim is not.

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