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  1. Blame Russia, not Jordan: ranking of Jordanian billionaire, Manasir, falls sharply on ForbesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Manasir ranking dropped sharply from 609 in the 2014 billionaires list to 1,638 this year, according to Forbes, which estimated his fortune at $1.1 billion down from $2.8 billion last year. The 49-year old businessman is the owner of Amman-based Manasir Group and the construction firm of Stroygazconsulting, which has close ties with Russia's state-owned gas producer, Gazprom.

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  2. Inside Israel, 10:41 AMTemple Mount Police Openly Defy Court Ruling on Jewish PrayerRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Israeli courts may have once again ruled in favor of Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount, but a senior Jerusalem police officer made it clear to Jews visiting the holy site that the police would not be following that ruling. The officer, who is well known to Jewish visitors and responsible for clearing Jewish visits , told a group Wednesday morning that as far as he and the police force as a whole were concerned "this court ruling doesn't exist."

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  3. Ipsos Conducts The Most Comprehensive Survey Yet On Jordan's Non-Camp Syrian PopulationRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | PR Log

    Ipsos Conducts The Most Comprehensive Survey Yet On Jordan's Non-Camp Syrian Population Amman, Jordan-February 2015: Ipsos has recently completed PRLog - March 4, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Ipsos Conducts The Most Comprehensive Survey Yet On Jordan's Non-Camp Syrian Population Amman, Jordan-February 2015: Ipsos has recently completed a comprehensive study looking into lives, attitudes, and behaviors of Jordan's Syrian Population, focusing specifically on the forgotten majority, Syrians who currently reside outside of the refugee camps, which total 1.3 million and make up 93% of Syrians living in Jordan, according to Interior Ministry figures.

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  4. UN humanitarian chief urges for ideas on emergency responsesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    ... organizations and others to the humanitarian response. The Consultations, which are being held in Amman, Jordan, aim to generate recommendations from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for the UN-organized World Humanitarian Summit that will ...

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  5. Jordan's King Abdullah II, a licensed helicopter pilot, is rumored to ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    Jordan's King Abdullah II warns the battle against Daesh, known as ISIS, has launched World War III, although the U.S.-led coalition fighting the terror group may not yet know it. Jordan's King Abdullah II, a licensed helicopter pilot, is rumored to have personally taken part in air strikes against ISIS.

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  6. At Middle East, North Africa summit, UN humanitarian chief urges - new ideas' on emergency responsesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... organizations and others to the humanitarian response. The Consultations, which are being held in Amman, Jordan, aim to generate recommendations from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) for the UN-organized World Humanitarian Summit that will ...

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  7. Qasr Bashir - a desert castle of JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Naanoo Celebrity News

    "Qasr Bashir" - is one of Jordan's castles hidden in the dessert as if forgotten in time. It is located about 100 kilometres south of Amman between the Dead Sea Highway and the Desert Highway.

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  8. King Abdullah: Obama right not to call ISIS 'Islamic extremists'Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Washington Times

    King Abdullah of Jordan said he agrees with President Obama's decision not to label Islamic State terrorists "Islamic extremists" because to do so would legitimize their perversion of Islam. Speaking Sunday with CNN's Fareed Zakaria at al-Husseiniya Palace in Amman, Jordan, King Adbullah was asked his thoughts about the president's stance, which has been criticized by conservatives as being too soft on radical Islam, Mediaite first reported .

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  9. Physicists urged to back plans for Africa's first synchrotronRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PhysicsWeb Events

    ... wants the African facility to be modelled on the SESAME light source, which is currently being built near Amman, Jordan. Costing $110m, SESAME will open to users next year and, in addition to carrying out top-quality science, seeks to build bridges ...

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  10. Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood to split from Egypt parent: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    The Jordanian government is to re-designate the Muslim Brotherhood's branch in the Hashemite Kingdom a Jordanian group, independent from its parent organization based in Cairo, informed sources told Asharq al-Awsat on Sunday. This follows a request made in recent weeks by a number of senior members of the group in Jordan to the country's government, asking it to grant the branch a new license to operate in the country independent of its parent organization in Egypt.

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  11. Four Syrian refugees killed in fire at camp in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | AlertNet

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    Monday | Iobserve

    By Dale Gavlak, Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan -- Christians in the Middle East welcomed the release of nearly 20 Assyrian Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria, but expressed concern that more than 200 others remained in captivity. "I can confirm the release of 19 persons who were captured by the Islamic State in the Khabur region," said Father Emanuel Youkhana, who heads the Christian Aid Program Northern Iraq, CAPNI.

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  13. Homeless man of deep faith given funeral, burial in Vatican CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Iobserve

    By Dale Gavlak, Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan -- Christians in the Middle East welcomed the release of nearly 20 Assyrian Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria, but expressed concern that more than 200 others remained in captivity. WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Staff members from the Diocese of Springfield's Catholic Communications office were asking for help at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish here this weekend.

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  14. Grandson's needs prompt Flynn's advocacy for adult-stem cell researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Iobserve

    By Dale Gavlak, Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan -- Christians in the Middle East welcomed the release of nearly 20 Assyrian Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria, but expressed concern that more than 200 others remained in captivity. WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Staff members from the Diocese of Springfield's Catholic Communications office were asking for help at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish here this weekend.

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  15. Carmelite draws from life of Elijah for pope, Curia's Lenten retreatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Iobserve

    By Dale Gavlak, Catholic News Service AMMAN, Jordan -- Christians in the Middle East welcomed the release of nearly 20 Assyrian Christians abducted by Islamic State militants in northeastern Syria, but expressed concern that more than 200 others remained in captivity. WEST SPRINGFIELD -- Staff members from the Diocese of Springfield's Catholic Communications office were asking for help at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish here this weekend.

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  16. The Art Of Syrian Refugees Sends A Message. Is Anyone Listening?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... gallery shows. Al-Amari says that maybe getting his images out into the world, as he has in exhibitions from Amman, Jordan, to California, will lead to some kind of change in the situation for Syria refugees. "Through our art, we've worked on ...

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  17. Jordanian king urges 'World War 3' to defeat ISIS threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Russia Taday

    King Abdullah of Jordan has called the battle against the Islamic State "World War 3" in what is a "generational fight" to overcome these "outlaws of Islam." Speaking to CNN, he implored all religions to come together, adding "this is our war."

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  18. How Islamic is Islamic State group? Not very, experts sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... al-Kaseasbeh, who is held by the Islamic State group militants, with Arabic that reads, "we are all Muath," in Amman, Jordan. How rooted in Islam is the ideology embraced by the Islamic State group that has inspired so many to fight and die? The ...

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  19. The Friends of Jordan Festivals Gears Up to Host 3 International Events this SpringRead the original story

    Monday | PR Log

    Coinciding with this year's spring events, Friends of Jordan Festivals launches its activities with a night of "Flamenco" at 6.00 pm on March 6th at the Cultural Palace. The evening PRLog - March 2, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- The Friends of Jordan Festivals Gears Up to Host 3 International Events this Spring Coinciding with this year's spring events, Friends of Jordan Festivals launches its activities with a night of "Flamenco" at 6.00 pm on March 6th at the Cultural Palace.

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  20. Ipsos Group records revenues of 1.9 Billion US Dollars for 2014Read the original story

    Monday | PR Log

    Ipsos Group records revenues of 1.9 Billion US Dollars for 2014. Paris, 24 February 2015 IPSOS achieved a solid performance for the year 2014, as it closed its fiscal year with total revenues of $1.9 Billion across PRLog - March 2, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Ipsos Group records revenues of 1.9 Billion US Dollars for 2014.

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