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1 hr ago | Yahoo!

UN: Rockets 'have gone missing'

United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon speaks at a press conference with the Jordanian Foreign Minister in the capital Amman on July 23, 2014, as part of talks to try to broker an end to violence in Gaza U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed alarm on Wednesday that 20 rockets found hidden in a United Nations school in the Gaza Strip had gone ... (more)


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9 hrs ago | SIU

Federation Coordinates Aid for Gaza

The International Transport Workers' Federation, to which the SIU is affiliated, has issued the following news release and accompanying photo showing trade union humanitarian supplies being sent to Gaza in 2009.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Times

MAY: Barbarians at Jordan's gate

The terrorist army formerly known as ISIS has conquered about a third of Syria and much of western Iraq .


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The Washington Post

U.S. airlines prohibited from flying to or from Tel Aviv

U.S. airlines were banned from flying into Tel Aviv after a rocket landed within a mile of the airport serving Israel's second largest city Tuesday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration said.


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New water balance calculation for the Dead Sea

This image depicts sinkholes and surface springs in Samar , the Jordan flank of the Dead Sea is visible in the background.


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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Early Release: Nutritional Status of Women and Child Refugees from...

As a result of civil war, an estimated 2.8 million refugees have fled Syria and reside in neighboring countries, mainly Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Iraq.


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United Nations

Gaza: UN issues emergency appeal, begins airlift to meet urgent humanitarian needs

The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East also noted today the number of displaced people seeking safety in its facilities exceeds 84,000 and may soon reach 100,000.


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Al Bawaba

A 'top priority': property of Saudis in Syria 'still safe'

"Saudi businessmen who visit Jordan for investment and trade often fall victim to fraud," he explained, adding: "We strongly advise our citizens to seek legal consultation here in the embassy free of charge."


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Baseline weapons for Jordanian gunships announced

A baseline configuration of gunships for Jordan has been announced by the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau and ATK of the United States.


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Viral Video: The Seattle Globalist nails transmedia journalism

The Seattle Globalist's website is actually an online news magazine, not a dedicated site for viral videos.


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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Azzaman Online

Iraq mulling cutting oil supplies to Jordan over Amman opposition meeting

Iraqi authorities are furious over an opposition conference held in the Jordanian capital Amman last week and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki may order the Oil Ministry to stop supplying the Hashemite Kingdom with crude oil.


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Jerusalem Post

Jordanians stage pro-Gaza rally near Israel embassy

Hundreds of protesters, prevented by police from approaching the building, also demanded the government shut the Israeli embassy and scrap Jordan's peace treaty with Jewish state.


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CPJ Press Freedom Online

Jordanian authorities raid station, arrest staff

The Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Jordanian authorities to drop the terrorism charges and release from custody staffers of the Al-Abasiya TV station in Amman who were arrested after a recent raid and shutdown of the outlet.


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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Accuracy In Media

Pro-Russian Separatists Impose Martial Law in Eastern Ukraine City of Donetsk

Martial law was officially imposed on the residents of the eastern city of Donetsk on July 16, which comes as little surprise to observers of the civil war.


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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Israel pushes in Gaza, expanding ground operation

Palestinian mourners gather around the bodies of three siblings of the Abu Musallam family, during their funeral in Beit Lahiya, northern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 18, 2014.


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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Iraq recalls envoy to Jordan after opposition meets in Amman

Baghdad said it had recalled its ambassador to Jordan, two days after Sunni Iraqi leaders meeting in Amman described a jihadist-led insurgency sweeping parts of Iraq as a "popular revolt".


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Protests against Israeli operation erupt in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, West Bank

Protests broke out in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and Ramallah in the West Bank in support of the Palestinian people and in opposition to Israel's ground operation in Gaza.


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Jordan is America's 'Habibi'

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Jordan Turns to UNESCO and Italy to Help Protect Petra's Treasures

Residents of Um Sayhoun village in the south, and staff from the Department of Antiquities and the Petra Archaeological Park are now contributing to maintaining a World Heritage Site thanks to a UNESCO project.


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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Accuracy In Media

Liberal Media Criticizes Israel, Ignores 1000s of Rockets fired by Hamas

The Jewish state of Israel does not only have foes on all sides of its border, sans the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, but the liberal mainstream media in the U.S. and throughout the Western world.


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