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Jordan to participate in Total Alreyada young leaders summit

The innovative and thought-provoking educational platform will be officially opened on April 17 by His Excellency Dr Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari, Qatar's Minister of Culture, A Jordan to participate in Total Alreyada young leaders summit rts and Heritage.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Al Bawaba

Jordan cracks down on Islamists, 'Syrian jihadists'

Four citizens residing in the Jordanian city of Irbid were arrested late last week for allegedly attempting to facilitate the entry of "would-be Islamist fighters" into Syria , according to Islamist and official sources.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Emirates News Agency

RCA distributes aid to 400 displaced Syrian families north of Jordan

WAM AMMAN, 19th April, 2014 -- The UAE Red Crescent Authority's relief team in coordination with the concerned Jordanian authorities of the displaced Syrian affairs, has distributed a huge amount of dates and relief items among more than 400 displaced Syrian families in Mafraq City near the Syrian-Jordanian borders.

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TrekEarth

Mid morning on the way to Petra

Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Gap in peace talks wide, Palestinian official says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Palestinian Ambassador's Residence in Amman, Jordan, on March 26. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/Reuters The meeting held Thursday in Jerusalem sought a framework that would allow talks to continue for another nine months.

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TrekEarth

Citadel at Amman

"The Amman Citadel is a national historic site at the center of downtown Amman, Jordan.

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Big News Network.com

Jordan ambassador kidnapped in Libya

Our eNewspaper network was founded in 2002 to provide stand-alone digital news sites tailored for the most searched-for locations for news.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Jordanian air strike destroyed Al Qaeda raider force heading for US military base

The Royal Jordanian Air force strike Wednesday, April 16, against a combat vehicle convoy from Syria destroyed an Al Qaeda raider force on its way to attack US military targets in the kingdom, DEBKAfile's military sources reveal.

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Times-Standard

Dave's People: Camel on the hill

Wind swept the mountainside where the camel nuzzled her baby. I had seen them from the highway and begged Nina to climb the hill with me.

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AME Info

Landmark Amman Hotel and Conference Center visits the General...

Landmark Amman Hotel and Conference Center visits the General Directorate of Civil Defense in celebration of the International Firefighter's Day In celebration of the International Firefighters' Day, delegates from Landmark Amman Hotel & Conference Center visited the General Directorate of Civil Defense to show their support and appreciation for ... (more)

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AlertNet

INSIGHT-Jordanian jihadis returning from Syria war rattle US-aligned kingdom

Jordanian Islamist Ahmad Mahmoud fought with rebels in Syria for six weeks earlier this year, then slipped back across the border to seek treatment for a war wound - even though the authorities had warned him not to return.

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Al Bawaba

Women from Madaba Tour Nuqul Group's CSR Program in Al Koura

The day-long visit to the north of the kingdom was spent with the beneficiaries of the CSR project and helped visitors get a comprehensive understanding of the program's goals and resulting success Twenty women affiliated with institutions from around Madaba toured Nuqul Group's Corporate Social Responsibility projects in Al Koura district.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Al Bawaba

Are Arab Bankers right to blame the region's deteriorating economies on the Arab Spring?

"Some Arab countries are still going through radical transformations, accompanied by negative economic development," he said at the conference that discusses strategies for the advancement of Arab economies.

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Sag Harbor Online

a oeWith My Own Eyesa Explores Arab Culture with Sag Harbor Resident Ken Dorph

Ken Dorph has lived with a polygamous family in Morocco, was kidnapped in Mexico City and picked olives with Palestinians next to an Israeli settlement.

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The Miami Herald

NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

The move by New York City's new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the first step in a dismantling of some of the huge post-9/11 intelligence-gathering machinery built by his predecessor.

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New Jersey Jewish News

What's in a name?: - Occupied territories' a flawed, biased term

Jon Stewart of The Daily Show ridiculed the apology, insisting that the phrase is "widely accepted" and accurate.

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Connecticut Post

Army: Jordan air force strikes cars near Syria

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man carrying the body of a child killed by a government forces airstrike in the Al-Ansari neighborhood, in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Jordan says destroyed armored vehicles crossing from Syria

U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II jets participate in the "Eager Lion" military exercises at Al Quwierah near Aqaba city, 290 km south of Amman, June 19, 2013.

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Connecticut Post

Army: Jordan air force strikes cars near

This photo provided by the anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center , which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man carrying the body of a child killed by a government forces airstrike in the Al-Ansari neighborhood, in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Kedah Students In Jordan Lament Increase In Tuition Fees

ALOR SETAR, April 16 -- Approximately 370 Kedah students who are pursuing studies in Jordan have been lamenting the increase in their tuition fees, saying that it has been burdening them since last year, according to Kedah Umno Youth.

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