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5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

'The Notebook' is a chilling but reductive World War II tale

Based on the international bestseller by Agota Kristof, "The Notebook" represented Hungary in the Academy Awards' foreign-language film competition but failed to garner a nomination.


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9 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Louis Berger secures fourth contract extension for services at Queen Alia International Airport

MORRISTOWN, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 -- Louis Berger has secured a fourth contract extension for independent engineering services at the Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan.


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13 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

RJ receives first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The first Boeing 787 Dreamliner joined the RJ fleet on August 27, bearing the name of Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II.


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17 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Report: Netanyahu and Abbas met secretly in Jordan prior to Gaza cease-fire

Jordanian newspaper says leaders met in Amman; Prime Minister's Office does not comment on report; Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel could potentially want Abbas and his forces in Gaza.


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17 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Report: Netanyahu and Abbas met secretly in Jordan before ceasefire

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas met secretly in Amman prior to the announcement Tuesday of the cease-fire which ended 50 days of fighting between Israel and armed factions in Gaza, Jordanian daily Al-Ghad reported on Wednesday.


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20 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Syrian planes bomb Golan post captured by Nusra Front

Smoke rises following an explosion on the Syrian side near the Qunaitra border crossing August 27, 2014.


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Wed Aug 27, 2014


Arab Bank Questions Hamas Links in Terror-Funding Trial

Arab Bank Plc, accused in a U.S. trial of helping finance suicide bombings in and near Israel by processing transactions to benefit Hamas, sought to cast doubt on victims' claims the attacks were caused by the Palestinian militant group.


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The Pordland Mercury

No Big Deal

CONSIDERING the bad news from the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian crisis, May in the Summer 's timing is great.


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Malaysian National News Agency

Boeing Celebrates Delivery Of Royal Jordanian's First 787 Dreamliner

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 27 -- Boeing and Royal Jordanian today celebrated the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Daily Trojan

HONY's recent project humanizes Middle East

With escalating conflicts throughout the Middle East, it's difficult to worry about anything other than the impending threat of increased American involvement.


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AME Info

The MEBAA Conference takes place Tuesday 14 October 2014, Jordan

In a bid to unite the region's business aviation industry around its common challenges and trends, MEBAA - Middle East & North Africa Business Aviation Association will host the next installment of the MEBAA Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel Amman, Jordan on Monday 14 October 2014.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle EastJordanian Terror Attack on Israeli Embassy Foiled

Jordanian military prosecutors on Monday charged eight suspects, including a Syrian fugitive, with plotting to attack US soldiers and Israel's embassy in the Hashemite kingdom, as well as trying to recruit people to join the Lebanese- based terror group Hezbollah.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

Queen Noor celebrates birthday

Her Majesty Queen Noor celebrated her birthday on Saturday. Upon her marriage to His Majesty King Hussein in 1978, Queen Noor embraced her role as a Jordanian public servant, focusing on national and regional human security issues in the areas of education, environment conservation, sustainable development, human rights and cross-cultural ... (more)


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The Daily Star

Migrant workers in Jordan face abuse

When Lucy met a representative of a Jordanian employment agency in the Philippines, the official promised her a sales position in Jordan with a salary increase after two months, allowing Lucy to send money back to her family overseas.

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National Post

Mossad spy who saved Khaled Meshaal's life urges Hamas leader to end Gaza war

Seventeen years ago, the Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal lay dying, as poison in his veins began to shut down his vital organs one by one.


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The Daily Star

Jordan students stay home as teachers strike

AMMAN: Hundreds of thousands of Jordanian students stayed home Sunday on the first day of the new academic year as public school teachers observed a nationwide strike to press for improved salaries.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Times of Israel

Tel Aviv terror victim testifies in Arab Bank lawsuit

A picture taken on August 16, 2014 shows the Arab Bank's main offices in the Jordanian capital, Amman.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Hidden Places in NYC, Religious Divides in the Middle East

Canoeing on the Bronx River gives a rare glimpse of part of New York that few people--residents or tourists--get to see.


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Film School Rejects

'May in the Summer' Review: A Family Drama Falls Flat

A second feature is often about risk. Cherien Dabis 's first film, Amreeka , is an almost archetypal example of the debut America indie hit.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Amman asks Security Council members to pass cease-fire resolution

Latest version of draft resolution authored by Jordan calls for an end to the blockade and "intensified international arrangements to prevent arms and ammunition smuggling."


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