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  1. 7th Annual Warrior Competition continues in Amman, JordanRead the original story

    11 min ago | Xinhuanet

    US soldiers paramilitary personnel participate in the seventh Annual Warrior Competition at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center in Amman, capital of Jordan, on April 21,2015. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh)

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  2. Yemen is facing a humanitarian catastropheRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... far beyond the war: according to Pritchard, who is usually based in Yemen but spoke to Business Insider from Amman, Jordan, some 40% of Yemen's 25 million citizens lacked access to clean water even before the conflict escalated, a problem that the ...

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  3. Suicidal scissor kick: Goalkeeper scores most bizarre own goal of all timeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    But the game between al- Arabi and Al Wehdat has enabled home goalkeeper, Mohammad Shatnawi to become an instant Youtube hit. Heading into the Amman derby in Jordan without a win in six games, the home side Al-Faisaly were hoping to turn their form around with a victory over their closest rivals Al-Wehdat.

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  4. Jihadists coming home to Jordan lift security risk for US allyRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Young Jordanians once listened to Sheik Mohammed al-Shalabi as he encouraged them to go fight in Syria. Now he hopes the government will heed him too.

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  5. Jihadists Coming Home to Jordan Raise Security RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bloomberg

    ... and carry posters with pictures of late King Hussein and slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, in Amman, Jordan, Feb. 6, 2015. Photographer: Nasser Nasser/AP Photo Young Jordanians once listened to Sheikh Mohammed al-Shalabi as he ...

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  6. XYZ Films Finds Evil Spirits Under the ShadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DreadCentrol.com

    ... got the scoop for ya today. Screen Daily reports that the Farsi-language horror film has begun shooting in Amman, Jordan. Set in post-revolution Tehran during the Iran-Iraq war, the film a follows a young mother who remains with her six-year-old ...

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  7. EBRD to stimulate international trade in JordanRead the original story

    Monday | World-Grain

    The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is boosting export and import activities in Jordan by providing a $10 million trade facility to Capital Bank Jordan under the EBRD's Trade Facilitation Program . The TFP facility will enable CB to provide a wider range of trade finance products to its customers and to develop new products.

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  8. Is this the funniest own goal ever? Jordanian goalkeeper sends an...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    Is Rodgers the right man to carry on spending? Here's our verdict on the 22 players who have cost A 216m in three years at Liverpool Fancy a cast-off from Real Madrid or Barca? The players up from grabs this summer as Spanish giants start clearout City and Chelsea face off in Youth Cup final... here's all you need to know about the best two young sides Wilcox out to emulate 'Class of 92' as City U18s boss prepares for FA Youth Cup final clash with Chelsea Mourinho warns youngsters he can't play them all as Chelsea aim to turn academy success into first-team action Manchester is red AND blue again: Stars from United and City team up for night out with their WAGs as they put rivalry aside As Gerrard has night out in London after FA Cup heartache, he now has farewell tour of misery... five forgettable games that sandwich trip to face gloating Chelsea fans Zouma admits he dreams of winning ... (more)

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  9. Jordan launches competition among elite anti-terror squads from 18 countries in fight against ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | National Post

    Jordan on Sunday launched a competition among elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and ISIL extremists in Iraq and Syria. The 7th annual Warrior Competition is being held at a time when Jordan is stepping up its military role in the region, as part of a U.S.-led campaign against ISIL and a Saudi-led battle against Shiite rebels in Yemen.

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  10. Arabsat results "impressive and successful"Read the original story

    Monday | Advanced-television.com

    Arabsat's deputy chairman Hamid Al-Qattan, praised Arabsat's commercial performance over the past year at the operator's Board Meeting and General Assembly held in Amman, Jordan. Al-Qattan said Arabsat's results were "impressive and successful", adding that the organisation's financial and administrative reports discussed during the meeting had reflected its distinctive performance and thriving investments.

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  11. Jordan hosts international competition of anti-terror squadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Stars and Stripes

    Jordan on Sunday launched a competition among elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria. The 7th annual Warrior Competition is being held at a time when Jordan is stepping up its military role in the region, as part of a U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State and a Saudi-led battle against Shiite rebels in Yemen.

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  12. Watch Al-Faisaly goalkeeper score the most bizarre own goal you'll ever seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mirror.co.uk

    Al-Faisaly goalkeeper Mohammad Shatnawi managed to score the strangest own goal of all time as he overhead kicked the ball into the net There's never a good time to score an own goal but doing something ridiculous in a derby match that costs your team is never going to go down well. Al-Faisaly goalkeeper Mohammad Shatnawi made a costly, humiliating mistake when his team lost 3-0 in the Amman derby against their closest rivals Al-Wehdat.

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  13. The World in BriefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | NWAonline

    Jordan on Sunday launched a competition among elite anti-terrorism squads from 18 countries, including fellow members of military coalitions fighting rebels in Yemen and Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria. The seventh annual Warrior Competition is occurring at a time when Jordan is stepping up its military role in the region, as part of a U.S.-led campaign against Islamic State and a Saudi-led battle against Shiite rebels in Yemen.

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  14. Yemen Shiite rebel leader vows not to surrender amid strikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... ry director Grace Ommer said. The statement said no one was killed. ___ Associated Press writers Sam McNeil in Amman, Jordan, and Merrit Kennedy in Cairo contributed to this report.

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  15. 'Theeb' to screen in Qatari cinemas following successful commercial Middle East tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Al Bawaba

    ... Muscat (Oman). The film has now successfully reached its fifth consecutive screening week at Taj theatres in Amman, Jordan. DFI CEO Fatma al-Remaihi said: "Theeb is a film that we are extremely proud to have supported through our grants programme ...

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  16. UN says Saudis commit to fund aid appeal for YemenRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 19 | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... no break from the globe's record heat - the first three months of 2015 have set new high temperature marks. AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The United Nations says Saudi Arabia has agreed to completely cover the $273.7 million needed for emergency aid to avoid ...

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  17. Samsung Electronics Levant introduces its latest addition to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Al Bawaba

    Samsung Electronics Levant and BCI Group, Samsung's dealer for mobile phones in Jordan, celebrated the launch of its latest flagship additions to the GALAXY S series in the Jordanian market and announced its entirely redefined smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge in an event held at the Four Seasons Hotel Amman. At the event.

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  18. Woman arriving from Jordan arrested at O'Hare in 2009 Kansas slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Chicago Tribune

    ... team escorted her off an airplane after authorities said they received information she would be arriving from Amman, Jordan, on Friday. She was arrested about 4:30 p.m. Friday, police said. Malkawi is one of four people charged with Arteaga-Vega's ...

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  19. Iraq's Baiji oil refinery retaken from Islamic StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... reinforcements be dispatched to the Anbar provincial capital. --- (Special correspondent Nabih Bulos in Amman, Jordan, contributed to this report.) --- A 2015 Los Angeles Times Visit the Los Angeles Times at www.latimes.com Distributed by ...

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  20. Nine more Romanians evacuated from YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Nine O'Clock

    A mother and two children were safely evacuated on ground from the Yemeni town of Ibb in Yemen to Saudi Arabia. 'The Romanian embassies in Abu Dhabi and Riyadh have taken the legal steps with the border authorities to facilitate the obtaining of entry visas into Saudi Arabia for all three Romanian citizens.

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