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Machinery man takes leap with debut novel
A DIRECTOR of an East Staffordshire plant and machinery firm has taken an interesting side step - by becoming an author of a book based around a story filled with 'lust, greed, jealousy and duplicity'.
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The Daily Star
Jordan says accidental fall killed French climbers
AMMAN: An autopsy showed on Sunday that an accidental fall killed three French nationals as they climbed a mountain in southern Jordan, a security official told AFP.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Jordan: 10 reasons to visit the Middle East's most easygoing country
Jordanian cities such as Amman don't suffer the car-horn cacophony prevalent in so many other Middle East countries.
Easy prey: The sexual exploitation of Syria's female refugees
Nawar is a shy 17-year-old with very pale skin, just like her sister Souza, who is 16. Four months ago, both were married off to much older Saudi Arabian men.
The Daily Beast
Goldblum on Budapest and BieberBy Melissa Leon
Who would play Jeff Goldblum's character in a 'Jurassic Park' reboot? 'The best version of the young me is Justin Bieber,' he says.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing - March 7, 2014
MS. PSAKI: Hi, everyone. Dana Hughes, welcome back. She had a baby, everyone. She looks fabulous.
March 7 - Friday
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY Secretary Kerry is on travel to Aqaba, Jordan.
Jordan, Iraq, Egypt join hands on natural gas, oil
The Jordanian government said it signed natural gas deals with Egypt and discussed the prospects for future oil cooperation with Iraq.
Kerry meets with Jordan's king over peace plan
Kerry is hoping to broker a peace plan between Israel and Palestine authorities, and wants to present a framework for an agreement by the end of April.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Aqaba's ASEZA signs agreement with University of Texas
Aqaba, March 6 - The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority has announced that it is one of four Jordanian institutions to have signed initial agreements with the University of Texas at Arlington in a first step towards establishing student and education exchanges and research collaborations.
UAE aid - a top 20 donor plans to get bigger
Opened in 2013 at a reported cost of US$10 million, and run by the UAE Red Crescent Authority, the Mrajeeb al-Fhood camp offers shelter and safety to several thousand Syrian refugees.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Jordan Needs a Seat at the Negotiating Table ASAP
Amman did stress... that it would get involved if - and only if - the talks directly harmed their interests, specifically Jordan's borders.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Orange Jordan grants talented young Jordanians the opportunity to...
Orange Jordan recently renewed its sponsorship for the collaborative initiative between the Jordan United Football Academy and the Hungarian Premier Football Club PECSI MFC, in an initiative granting a talented Jordanian player the opportunity to fulfill his dream of signing a contract with a Hungarian Football club and playing professional ... (more)
Perhaps not a corporate sellout after all: Saudi billionaire gets political in Palestine
Prince Al Waleed entered the West Bank via helicopter rather than going through the Israeli border crossing Plans for the visit of the Saudi billionaire Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal to the West Bank were changed at the last minute after the prince refused to enter the West Bank through an Israeli-controlled border crossing.a According to Palestinian ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Straits Times
Pentagon plans little change to war budget despite Afghan exit
United States soldiers wait to start the multilateral training Eager Lion Exercise with their Jordanian counterparts, at Al Quweira near Aqaba city, 290km south of Amman on June 16, 2013.
RJ to operate Amman-Kuwait twice daily
In light of the high demand for traffic between Amman and Kuwait, Royal Jordanian will increase the frequency of its flights to the Kuwaiti capital, Kuwait, from 10 weekly flights to 14 starting April 2014.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Why 2018 will be the year for Jordan's energy sector
Jordan has not received any natural gas from Egypt since July 2013 due to explosions and other interruptions in the restive Sinai region that has halted the energy exports Starting 2018, Jordan's energy sector will start to reap the fruits of multibillion-dollar projects that entail producing oil locally and generating electricity using clean ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Restore stability, Egypt's new prime minister says in first speech
New Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab addressed the nation for the first time Sunday, focusing, he said, on the restoration of stability and security.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
South China Morning Post
Arabian heights: a journey through the kingdom of Jordan
From Amman to Petra, a journey through the kingdom of Jordan is an experience to treasure.
Jordanian Police Arrest 10 Gays and Lesbians for Holding Gathering
Police in Jordan have arrested 10 people at a party hall in east Amman who were reportedly at a 'gay and lesbian' gathering, AFP reports : "The administrative governor of the Marka area, Adnan Qatarneh, ordered the arrest of the 10 gays and lesbians after they held a reception at a party hall on Wednesday to get to know each other," he told AFP.