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  1. Should racism and sexism be censored from Shakespeare?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    ... world, Syrian writer-director Nawar Bulbul is currently producing Shakespeare with Syrian refugee children in Amman, Jordan. "I would not do Merchant of Venice", he says. "For me to do that play would be taken as too controversial" (because of ...

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  2. 14 Things You Need to Know About 'Independence Day 2' Lead Jessie UsherRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WVII

    ... alive when the first Independence Day came out. According to Jesse's Instagram, he likes to think of this as his "Jordan Year." 2. He is currently the lead in Starz's pretty great basketball series, Survivor's Remorse , produced by NBA star LeBron ...

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  3. What Today's Trade-Deal Negotiators Could Learn From HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | TIME.com

    ... Greco-Roman trade routes in the Red Sea: Chinese pottery has been excavated in Ayla, located on the site of Aqaba in Jordan. Moving further east 12th century accounts survive of Abraham ben Yiju, a Jewish Merchant based in Mangalore. Ben Yiju ...

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  4. Fox finds replacement for Will Smith in 'Independence Day' sequel, Jeff Goldblum returningRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | TheCelebrityCafe

    ... confirmed by The Hollywood Reporter . Usher will play the son of Smith's character from the first film. Michael B. Jordan was reportedly being considered for the film's lead, but that didn't work out. Jordan is already a star for Fox, as one of the ...

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  5. King: Jordan remains strong and resilientRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... stressing that despite all threats and challenges, the country remains strong and resilient. "I assure you all that Jordan is strong and resilient, as it has been throughout the decades. Time and again, Jordan has proven that it is stronger and ...

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  6. UN envoy calls on Israel to investigate Gaza death tollRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    A Palestinian father carries his baby through Gaza City's al-Shejaiya neighborhood, which was destroyed during Israel's 50-day war in the Strip, February 26, 2015. A United Nations envoy has called on Israel to carry out an investigation into the killings of more than 2,200 Palestinians during its 50-day war against the Gaza Strip last summer.

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

    15 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... construction in Moscow, the Kolyma highway in Russia's Far East and various sports facilities. Manasir was born in Jordan, went to Russia as an exchange student and attended the Azerbaijan Oil and Chemistry Institute, Forbes said, adding that as a ...

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

    18 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... is something much deeper going on here than the police or the courts. It has to do with Israel's relationship with Jordan," he explained. Under the terms of Israel's peace treaty with Jordan, the Jordanian Waqf Islamic authority has full control ...

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

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

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

    Yesterday | 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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  12. TV Star Jessie Usher to Play Will Smith's Son in 'Independence Day 2'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Firstshowing.net

    Even though Will Smith may not be showing up for Independence Day 2 , that doesn't mean there won't be ties to his character in the developing sequel at 20th Century Fox. After Michael B. Jordan was previously rumored to play the son of Smith's character , THR reports it will be Jessie Usher taking the role.

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  13. Independence Day 2 Finds Its Lead; Liam Hemsworth and Jeff Goldblum Added to Cast [Updated]Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Collider

    ... a year of casting rumors for the pic, which director Roland Emmerich has been developing for a while now. Michael B. Jordan was initially reported as being wanted for a major role in the pic, and the most recent rumor has Liam Hemsworth under ...

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  14. Jessie Usher Takes a Major Role in 'Independence Day' SequelRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | /film

    ... stepson, which pretty much pegs him as Dylan, the character played in the original film by Ross Bagley. Michael B. Jordan had been rumored for a role in the film at the end of 2014, and it was likely this part. Liam Hemsworth has also been tipped as ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  16. 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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  17. King Abdullah: Obama right not to call ISIS 'Islamic extremists'Read the original story

    Tuesday | 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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  18. Physicists urged to back plans for Africa's first synchrotronRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | 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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  19. Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood to split from Egypt parent: sourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  20. Four Syrian refugees killed in fire at camp in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | AlertNet

    ... Hamed AMMAN, March 2 (Reuters) - Four Syrian refugees died on Monday when their mobile home caught fire in Jordan's Zaatari camp near the Syrian border, the United Nations refugee agency and a witness said. The four refugees, all members of one ...

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