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The above map was prepared by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Peters. It was published in the Armed Forces Journal in June 2006, Peters is a retired colonel of the U.S. National War Academy.
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Commenting on the legitimacy of Parliament's endorsement, he said MPs are not public sector employees; therefore they are not eligible for pensions. Mahmoud Abu Hilal, a resident of Zarqa, some 22km east of Amman, told The Jordan Times that he will lodge a legal complaint against deputies and senators at the Amman prosecutor general's office on Monday, adding that he consulted a group of lawyers who agreed that MPs should not benefit from civil retirement because they are not public employees.
Several Arab countries have offered to carry out airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, senior State Department officials told The New York Times on Sunday. The offer was disclosed by American officials traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry, who is approaching the end of a weeklong trip that was intended to mobilize international support for the campaign against ISIS.
Sept. 14--AMMAN -- As telecom operators in Jordan lose some $25 million annually due to SIM box fraud and the illegal commercial use of Voice over IP service, the government will consider imposing more deterrent penalties against violators, according to the ICT Ministry.
Displaced Iraqis, who have fled the offensive led by the Islamic State jihadist group, stand on September 13, 2014 at a camp for displaced people in Khanke, a few miles from the Turkish border in Iraq's Dohuk province Threats by jihadists have sent a fresh wave of Christians fleeing their Iraqi homeland, bustling from exodus to exodus in search of a safe haven to rebuild their lives. Raja Marzina, who has taken refuge in Jordan with her husband and their five children, never imagined she would one day have to leave Iraq for good.
Illustrative photo of protesters affiliated with Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood chanting anti-Israel and anti-America slogans during a demonstration in downtown Amman, Jordan, February 2014. In the wake of Israel's 50-day-long operation to root out Hamas and other terror operatives in the Gaza Strip, a senior member of the Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood decried late last month the kingdom's diplomatic relations with the Jewish state, and offered his and the Jordanian people's unwavering support for the Palestinian "resistance" fighters who wage "jihad" against IDF soldiers and Israeli civilians.
After a summer of hardship for the Jewish people in Israel and around the world, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago's 114th Annual Meeting held Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Chicago, reflected the community's commitment to Jewish life and Israel in the past year-and looked ahead to hopes for peace, light, and partnership in the Jewish year ahead. Chicago Archbishop Francis Cardinal George, OMI, a longtime friend to the Chicago Jewish community, delivered the keynote address.
SERZH SARGSYAN: ARMENIAN-ARAB RELATIONS DATE BACK TO DEPTHS OF CENTURIES 16:05, 09.09.2014 YEREVAN. - On Tuesday, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan's new Ambassador to Armenia, Mohammad Nour Othman Yousef Balkar, presented his credentials to President Serzh Sargsyan.
Since EBRD started its operations in the Kingdom in 2012, it has invested 203 million euros in seven projects in Jordan covering various sectors, according to a statement released Tuesday. At a meeting with Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour in Amman, Chakrabarti said the opening of an EBRD office in the Kingdom in 2013 contributed to enhancing mutual cooperation.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry began a whirlwind Middle East tour on Wednesday, landing first in Iraq with stops in Saudi Arabia and Jordan planned for later, to try to line up support for a coalition to take on the extremist Islamic State group. His trip follows Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's visit Monday to Turkey to make the same case to Ankara, a regional heavyweight.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at Queen Alia Airport Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 in Amman, Jordan.
Secretary of State John Kerry is off to Amman, Jordan to enlist support in the battle against ISIS. The State Department says Kerry's trip is aimed at building a coalition of nations to deal with the growing threat of the terrorist group in Iraq and Syria.
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