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  1. Islamic State suicide bombers kill Iraqi soldiers at Jordanian borderRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Suicide car bombings by Islamic State militants at an Iraq-Jordan border crossing left at least five Iraqi soldiers dead Saturday and crippled the movement of trucks between the two Middle East nations. Three attacks were carried out by suicide bombers from Senegal, Belgium and France on the Iraqi side of the Trebil border crossing, according to a statement from Islamic State in Iraq's western Anbar province.

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  2. Sweden thanks Abbas after hostages in Syria freedRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    ... The ministry declined to give details of the case but Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem thanked the Palestinians and Jordan for helping secure the men's release. "A special thanks to Palestine and president [Mahmoud] Abbas personally who engaged in ...

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  3. New Study: Europe Bromine Market & Its Derivatives - Analysis and Forecast to 2019Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... in this market are Albemarle (U.S.), Israel Chemical Ltd. (Israel), Chemtura corporation (U.S.), Sanofi S.A (France), Jordan Bromine Company (Amman, Jordan), and others. These companies are consistently focusing on expanding their production ...

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  4. Two Swedes abducted by Nusfra Front in Syria freed - TT news agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Two Swedes who were abducted in 2013 by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria were released on Friday, news agency TT reported on Saturday, quoting Sweden's Foreign Ministry and Palestine's ambassador to Sweden. STOCKHOLM: Two Swedes who were abducted in 2013 by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria were released on Friday, news agency TT reported on Saturday, quoting Sweden's Foreign Ministry and Palestine's ambassador to Sweden.

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  5. Three Islamic State car bombs hit Iraq-Jordan border crossing, four deadRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Three suicide car bombs exploded at a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan on Saturday, killing four soldiers, a witness and an Iraqi border police source said, in an attack claimed shortly afterwards by Islamic State. The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack in a video, saying it had targeted a government complex, control point for the border crossing, and army patrol, according to monitoring group SITE.

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  6. From Hebron, Palestinian scarf resists... Chinese competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    ... discovered a new lease of life. In 1961, their father Yasser Hirbawi, who sold keffiyehs he brought from Syria and Jordan, decided to set up his own production line. Today, his sons are at the head of a business which employs 15 people and exports ...

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  7. Car bombs driven by foreigners hit Iraq-Jordan border postRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By SINAN SALAHEDDIN and SAMEER N. YACOUB Associated Press BAGHDAD - Three suicide car bombs driven by foreigners targeted the remote desert border crossing between Iraq and Jordan Saturday killing at least four Iraqi soldiers, said Iraqi officials. The attack was immediately claimed by the radical Islamic State group on its twitter account, which said the attack was perpetrated by Belgian, French and Senegalese militants and claimed a much higher death toll.

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  8. Car bombs hit Iraq-Jordan border crossing at Tureibil, killing fourRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Three suicide car bombs exploded at a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan on Saturday, killing four soldiers, a witness and an Iraqi border police source said, in an attack claimed shortly afterwards by Islamic State. Jordanian security forces stand guard at the Al-Karameh border point with Iraq as Jordan reinforced its border with Iraq after Sunni Arab militants overran a crossing with Syria.

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  9. Defense Asks Court to Sentence Former CIA Officer Jeffrey Sterling as Leaker, Not a Spy or CommunistRead the original story

    Friday | Fire Dog Lake

    ... twenty-year CIA veteran, who served as a senior officer directing operations in Prague, Czechoslovakia and in Amman, Jordan and "was at one time responsible for sensitive human intelligence and technical collection operations aimed at the Soviet ...

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  10. Iraqi boy's dream of becoming dancer defied threats, bordersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    AMMAN, Jordan - As a boy in pre-war Baghdad, Adil Faraj dreamed of becoming a dancer, inspired by a Michael Jackson performance he watched on DVD. For over a decade, he pursued his passion despite daunting challenges and harassment by strangers and police.

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  11. From Hebron, Palestinian scarf resists Chinese competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of Israel

    ... discovered a new lease of life. In 1961, their father Yasser Hirbawi, who sold keffiyehs he brought from Syria and Jordan, decided to set up his own production line. Today, his sons are at the head of a business which employs 15 people and exports ...

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  12. Young Arabs Agree: Israel Isn't Arab World's Major ProblemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Commentary Magazine

    ... been in years-not only against Hamas, but also against the ISIS branch in Sinai, Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis. Israel and Jordan cooperate closely on counterterrorism as well, and it's a safe bet that quiet cooperation is also occurring with certain other ...

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  13. Hundreds of children killed or maimed in deadly month-long fighting in Yemen - UNICEFRead the original story

    Friday | PressReleasePoint

    SANA'A, Yemen/AMMAN, Jordan/GENEVA, 24 April 2015 - At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed as result of conflict in Yemen since 26 March, UNICEF said today. Conservative estimates on the immense impact of the conflict on children indicate that at least 64 children have been killed by aerial bombardments, 26 by unexploded ordnance and mines, 19 by gunshots, three by shelling and three by unverified causes related to the conflict.

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  14. Women held captive for a decade, release a memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Salt Lake Tribune

    In this photo provided by the United Nations, Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, left, shakes hands with United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations headquarters, Thursday, April 23, 2015. On Thursday, Jordan's 20-year-old crown prince became the youngest person ever to chair a meeting of the U.N. Security Council.

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  15. Jordan Tourism Plummets Because of Middle East Strife Beyond Its BordersRead the original story

    Friday | Skift

    Jordan is renowned for its relative stability in a very tough neighborhood but its tourism industry is nevertheless the latest victim of the strife in Syria and elsewhere. Before the start of the uprisings that toppled Middle East leaders and thrust Syria into a civil war in 2011, owner Majed al-Nawwaf made as much as 400 dinars a day.

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  16. RPT-Rebel seizure of Syrian border post hits exporters across regionRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    Syrian rebels' seizure of the main frontier crossing with Jordan has dealt a heavy blow to the Damascus government's efforts to revive a once thriving export trade crippled by civil war, and is also hurting businesses across the region. Western-backed mainstream insurgents took control of the Nasib crossing three weeks ago, closing the chief conduit for bilateral trade worth over $2 billion a year.

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  17. Saudi-led airstrikes hit Shiite rebels in six citiesRead the original story

    Friday | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... killed, with the actual figure believed to be higher, and that 150,000 have been displaced. In an interview in Amman, Jordan, Lembo said all sides "are aware that there is no other solution" than a political settlement, but that fighting will likely ...

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  18. Airstrikes persist in south YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NWAonline

    ... weeks, including a possible U.N.-hosted conference involving most parties. Lembo, speaking at a hotel in Amman, Jordan, said all sides "are aware that there is no other solution" than a political settlement, but that fighting will likely continue ...

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  19. Jordan crown prince takes on youth issues, extremism at UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Al Bawaba

    Jordan's 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups. Jordan's 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups, reported AFP.

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  20. Rebel seizure of Syrian border post hits exporters across regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AlertNet

    Syrian rebels' seizure of the main frontier crossing with Jordan has dealt a heavy blow to the Damascus government's efforts to revive a once thriving export trade crippled by civil war, and is also hurting businesses across the region. Western-backed mainstream insurgents took control of the Nasib crossing three weeks ago, closing the chief conduit for bilateral trade worth over $2 billion a year.

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