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  1. Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    A member of al-Qaeda's Nusra Front heads for his position during an offensive in the north-western Syrian city of Ariha. Amman, Jordan: The Syrian army has pulled back from the north-western city of Ariha after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the last city in Idlib province, near the Turkish border, that was still held by the government.

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  2. Who is Sepp Blatter's challenger Prince Ali bin al-Hussein?Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ABC News

    Prince Ali has forged his reputation in football administration as a force of change in the sport, championing Asia's profile in football and demanding transparency in FIFA as scandals continued to engulf the organisation. He is the president of the Jordan Football Association, and the founder of the West Asian Football Federation, which has seen its membership grow to 13 countries under his leadership.

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  3. Mother Arrested For Potato Sack Attack On SonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Smoking Gun

    MAY 28--A mother whacked her 12-year-old son in the head with a sack of potatoes and then pelted the boy with the vegetable as he cowered behind a toilet in the family's Florida home, police allege. According to investigators, the victim last night asked Rachel Salters, 46, to "make him some dinner," a request that "started a verbal argument which led to Salters picking up a full As Salters, seen above, allegedly began striking the child in the head with the potatoes, he "went into the bathroom where he locked the door."

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  4. Turkey and the Islamic State: Clash of interests feeds suspicionsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... of anonymity because of the sensitive diplomatic and intelligence matters involved. And in Amman, the capital of Jordan, a former top Jordanian intelligence official was more direct. "They are collaborating with Daash, but they just don't say it," ...

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  5. Despite legality, Jordan's LGBT communities are still facing backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    Despite it being legal in Jordan, homosexuality is still harshly condemned by the country's deeply conservative society. Earlier this month was International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, and unsurprisingly in MENA, there's a lot going wrong.

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  6. At the Dead Sea, Jordan's message was 'staying alive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Switched

    ... al-Maliki's rule in Iraq. 'Damned if you, damned if you don't' With a population of approximately six million people, Jordan is incredibly unfortunate when it comes to natural resources. It has long struggled to secure sustainable solutions for ...

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  7. Samsung Electronics' New UHD Monitors Deliver More Powerful and Enjoyable Viewing ExperienceRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has expanded its ultra high-definition monitor portfolio to better suit the visual display needs of both entertainment-focused consumers and detail-oriented professionals PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Amman, Jordan - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has expanded its ultra high-definition monitor portfolio to better suit the visual display needs of both entertainment- focused consumers and detail-oriented professionals. The new UE590 and UE850 UHD monitors offer rich picture contrast and rapid response time, creating a more life-like, non-distracting visual experience that simultaneously enhances performance.

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  8. Samsung Electronics Levant Holds the Prescreening for Marvel's Avengers: Age of UltronRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Samsung held a prescreening for the latest Avengers movie , a movie that combines action and Marvel's Super Heroes, at a special event at Taj Lifestyle cinemas, before the release in the movie theat PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Samsung Electronics Levant held a prescreening for the latest Avengers movie , a movie that combines action and Marvel's Super Heroes, at a special event at Taj Lifestyle cinemas, before the release in the movie theaters in Jordan. The movie prescreening took place to celebrate Samsung's latest flagship release in Jordan, the GALAXY S6 and GALAXY S6 Edge.

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  9. Samsung Electronics Levant Launches "Next is You" CampaignRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Samsung Electronics Levant Launched "Next Is You" Campaign to celebrate the launch of the latest additions to the GALAXY S series, the S6 and the S6 Edge in Jordan and the region. PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Samsung Electronics Levant Launched "Next Is You" Campaign to celebrate the launch of the latest additions to the GALAXY S series, the S6 and the S6 Edge in Jordan and the region.

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  10. Allgau-Orient-Rallye team visits Royal JordanianRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AME Info

    The rally, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein Bin Abdullah II, started from Oberstaufen, Germany, two weeks ago and the cars arrived in Jordan on May 27. RJ President/CEO Captain Haitham Misto welcomed the team members; 12 of them are RJ employees who drove two vehicles that RJ sponsored and will be sold, along with the other vehicles, with the proceeds going to benefit hearing impaired Jordanian children on whom cochlear implants will be performed.

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  11. Zain Group Joins SAMENA Telecommunications Council as MemberRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Amman, Jordan : Zain Group, a leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East and Africa, has become the newest member of SAMENA Telecommunications Council, PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Amman, Jordan : Zain Group, a leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East and Africa, has become the newest member of SAMENA Telecommunications Council, joining the ranks of top-tier telecom operators and service providers from the South Asia, Middle East, and North Africa region.

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  12. Jordan authorities brace for influx of Gulf tourists, expats in the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    ... the summer, with Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) readying a plan to deal with anticipated traffic congestion. The Jordan Customs Department has recently boosted its cadres at the border crossing with Saudi Arabia, Omari in the north and Mudawara in ...

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  13. Orange Jordan announces the full-scale rollout of its 4G networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | AME Info

    The operator marks the first milestone of its Essentials 2020 strategy by delivering cutting-edge mobile and wireless broadband to the Jordanian market. Orange Jordan announced the full-scale launch of its 4G network, which will take place in the form of a gradual rollout that will ultimately deliver cutting-edge 4G services to Jordanians around the Kingdom.

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  14. Six random times Jordan broke a Guinness world recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Al Bawaba

    Jordan's Independence Day was marked with a quirky world record, and it wasn't the country's first. Jordan's Independence Day celebrations on Monday were marked with a world record - a giant Jordanian flag, made of 250,000 pieces of peace doves to create 1,032 square meters of the patriotic symbol.

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  15. Check Out These Sweet Maritime Warfare Shots From Exercise Eager LionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Jalopnik

    Eager Lion 2015 was truly a land, air and sea exercise, with the maritime component working out of Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba. The exercise culminated last week in a large-scale assault demo that included units from Belgium, France, Jordan, Pakistan and the United States taking down a large ferry in spectacular fashion.

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  16. Gas storage ship docks in Jordan's Aqaba as port opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Al Bawaba

    A ship laden with Qatari liquefied natural gas arrived in Aqaba Port on Monday, marking the first shipment of the product to the Kingdom, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. The steamship -- rented from an international company in 2013 -- will be used as a storage facility.

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  17. Art news in briefRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Tehran Times

    ... Abdullah Abu Romman and Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati met during a ceremony the Embassy of Jordan in Tehran held on Monday afternoon to observe the 69th anniversary of Jordan's Independence Day. Ways to strengthen cultural ...

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  18. ISIS fighters 'set to move into Jordan': New threat for 700,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Daily Mail

    ISIS fighters 'set to move into Jordan': New threat for 700,000 refugees who fled Iraq and Syria to escape terror group's evil clutches ISIS could today invade Jordan where more than 700,000 refugees from Iraq and Syria are in hiding after their homes were destroyed by the terror group. The terror group is moving south from the Syrian city of Palmyra, which it conquered last week, and through the vast territory it controls along Jordan's border to launch an attack on the country, military sources have said.

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  19. Questerre enters into MOU for oil shale acreage in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | World Oil

    Canada-based Questerre Energy has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the appraisal and development of oil shale acreage in Jordan. The MOU encompasses two blocks covering 388 sq km in the Isfir-Jafr area, approximately 200 km south of the capital, Amman.

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  20. A thirsty coexistence! Jordan's first PhD receiver in Israel is promoting peace through waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Al Bawaba

    ... is making it even worse," said Sweity about the nearly 1 million Iraqi and Syrian refugees who have crossed into Jordan because of the Syrian Civil War that has been raging since 2011. In the Jordanian capital Amman, where Sweity's family lives, ...

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