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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | 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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Tue Apr 15, 2014

BBC News

Uplifting letters of hope sent to children of Syria

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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AlertNet

"Lives Unseen: Urban Syrian Refugees and Jordanian Host Communities-...

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.

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Wall Street Journal

Jordan-based Accelerator and Fund Expands Across the Middle East

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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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Gunmen abduct Jordanian ambassador in Libya

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.

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The Baltimore Sun

Jordan's ambassador to Libya kidnapped after gunmen attack his car

Jordan's ambassador to Libya was kidnapped on Tuesday morning after masked gunmen attacked his car and shot his driver, a spokesman for Libya's foreign ministry said.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Orlando Bloom goes back to school as he meets Syrian children in...

'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.

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The Daily Star

Jordanian detained for throwing shoes at PM

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.

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AME Info

Amer Group launches implementation phase of Porto Dead Sea

Under the patronage of H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Abdullah Nsour, Amer Group - one of Egypt's leading development companies within the tourism and entertainment sectors with a legacy spanning over 25 years - held on Monday 14 April, 2014, a cornerstone ceremony to mark the commencement of the implementation phase of the Porto Dead Sea project.

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