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Young Somali refugees living in the world's largest refugee camp, in Kenya, have sent letters of encouragement to Syrian refugee children who have also had to flee their homeland.
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Amman, April 15, 2014 . Half a million Syrian refugees living in urban areas in Jordan are struggling more than ever to cope with inadequate housing, high debts, rising costs of living and educational challenges for their children, CARE International has found in a new study.
11 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
A Jordanian startup accelerator and early stage investment program is currently raising cash for a new fund to help expand across the Arab world, where a stream of new funding platforms are betting on the region's budding tech scene.
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Masked gunmen abducted the Jordanian ambassador in the Libyan capital early Tuesday, officials said, the latest in a wave of abductions in the North African nation still plagued by lawlessness more than two years after the ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
'They just want their lives back': Orlando Bloom goes back to school as he meets Syrian children in Jordan whose lives have been devastated by conflict Sitting at the back of a basic classroom in a refugee camp, Orlando Bloom appeared a million miles away from his pampered Hollywood life.
File - Jordanian police attempt to removes protesters opposed to Jordan's Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur after he addressed parliament in Amman, and winning a vote of confidence, on April 23, 2013.
A front page story in yesterday's New York Times features Syrian rebel commanders and coordinators complaining that weapons and other aid provided by the US are merely "buying time and giving people the illusion that there is aid when really there is not."
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE APRIL 11, 2014 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY 1:45 p.m. Secretary Kerry swears in the 133rd Foreign Service Specialist Class, at the Department of State.
Kerry stands beside a barricade at the Shrine of the Fallen in Kiev in March 2014 as part of his trip to Europe in search of a diplomatic solution to the crisis in Ukraine.
AMMAN, Jordan - As the Syrian civil war drags into its fourth year, more than half of Syrian school-age kids are falling behind because schooling has become a casualty of the conflict.
Jaffa, Israel, Apr 10, 2014 / 12:04 am .- Migrant workers in the Holy Land are eagerly awaiting Pope Francis' pilgrimage to Palestine, Israel and Jordan next month, and are praying for its success.
It is quite difficult in Jordan to receive the necessary training to become a professional musician, according to pianist Karim Said .
From a JSerra Catholic High School newsletter: When alumna Norah Arafeh, class of 2010, touches down on Jordanian soil later this year, she will be the first JSerra Catholic High School graduate to represent the United States as a Fulbright U.S. Student Award winner.
Syrian refugees Ihsan and Sammia, pictured on a rooftop in Al Mafraq, Jordan. They crossed the border into Jordan three days earlier after fleeing the increasing violence in Syria.