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It's not just foreign employers who are abusing overseas Filipino workers . Even Philippine Embassy officials are allegedly involved in the sexual exploitation of their countrymen-so says Party-list Akbayan Representative Walden Bello.
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U.S. Navy sailors stand in formation aboard the USS Stockdale before maneuvers with the Jordanian Navy in the Gulf of Aqaba, Jordan as part of Eager Lion, a multinational military exercise, Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
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Alma Abdulrahman is lying gaunt and unable to move anything below her diaphragm in a hospital bed in Amman.
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The Levant's famous Bakdash ice cream parlour opened its Amman branch in May and has been attracting Syrians, Jordanians, and their cars, in masses.
19 hrs ago | Globe and Mail
Protesters from the Islamic Action Front and other opposition parties hold up Jordanian national flags and shout slogans demanding political and economic reform, and access to corruption cases, during a demonstration after Friday prayers in Amman on June 14, 2013.
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Many key sectors of the Canadian economy have job openings, but no people to fill them.
According to the Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East , Filippo Grandi, seven out of 12 of the agency's camps are now virtually inaccessible.
The U.S. military began laying the groundwork to arm and support Syrian rebels more than a week ago, using a military exercise currently being held in Jordan as a cover for bringing in personnel and equipment.
Dr. Mohammad Al-Abdallat says blood samples from 124 people were tested for antibodies to the Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
A man walks towards the King Fahad hospital in the city of Hofuf, east of the Saudi capital Riyadh, on Sunday.
WAM AMMAN, June 16th, 2013 -- Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Sunday met with visiting Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Zalmai Rassoul to discuss bilateral ties and the latest regional developments.
He was speaking as Jordanian and US forces conducted military exercises less than 75 miles from the Syrian border, with the participation of 17 other countries.
Russia's President Vladimir Putin ask why the West is arming rebels who eat the organs out of dead solidiers.
June 16--AMMAN -- Despite winning accolades and awards at festivals around the world, the Jordanian film industry cannot grow and develop without the support of local audiences, according to a Jordanian actress.
Syrian activists say Sunni extremists have blown up a Shiite mosque in eastern Syria in yet another sign of the sectarian hatred growing in the country's civil war.
The United States said on Saturday it would keep F-16 fighters and Patriot missiles in Jordan at Amman's request, and Russia bristled at the possibility they could be used to enforce a no-fly zone inside Syria.