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3 Entrepreneurs Capitalizing on the World's Fastest-Growing E-Commerce Market
ShopGo's offices look like those of a tech startup's anywhere in the world: Young men in slouchy shirts hover over computers, ear buds inserted.
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Tue Jul 08, 2014
Grape leaves: An abundant CNY food item, and a Middle Eastern specialty
Stuffed grape leaves sound exotic -- especially if you use the Greek word dolmades or the Arabic words Warq Enab to describe them.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Expecting the unexpected in the region
As the Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria , continued its meteoric sweep across Iraq, including setting up a presence along the border with Jordan in recent weeks, reports have surfaced that Israel might intervene on Jordanian King Abdullah's behalf, fearing the stability of his regime.
In Jordan, Syrian refugees make city living out of dust
A young Syrian salesman stopped into Ahmad Bidawi's barbershop for a shave the other day.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Israel fires warning to jihadis
As the jihadis in Iraq gain ground and control of the country's borders, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged this week that Israel plans to support Jordan if the Hashemite Kingdom is threatened.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Standard Chartered to expand banking services in Jordan, says CEO
From a revenue perspective, the bank in is the only international bank that offers retail services in the Kingdom and we will remain committed to invest in our business here," Christos said.
No blaming Syrian refugees here: one third of Jordanians in poverty at some point in the year
More people are classified as poor on a quarterly than on an annual basis as many households face temporary spells of poverty.
2.5 million use Truecaller smartphone app in Jordan -- co-founder
We have been seeing excellent growth in as a result and managed to increase our user base by 191 per cent over last year," Zarringhalam told The in comparison to the same period last year, he said.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
See indictments filed by the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office for July 2
Dousheik Agnewel , 25, of 340 Primrose Ave., Syracuse: Charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon .
The Times of Israel
Israel in a Middle Eastern china shop
During the past three years Israel has responded to the Arab Spring and to the "great unravelling," as its sequel is commonly called, with commendable caution.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Green Car Congress
Jordanian cabinet OKs $2.4B oil shale project with Enefit; largest in region and world
Jordan's Council of Ministers on Sunday endorsed all agreements prepared by the national electricity company with Estonian company Enefit which will carry out a mega oil shale energy project in the Kingdom.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
The Times of Israel
For Jordan, a greater jihadist threat from within
The rapid advance of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in northern Iraq has set off warning bells in Jerusalem, which fears a Jihadist takeover of Jordan, Israel's eastern neighbor and a Western ally.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
Alexander James Rubin
Alexander James Rubin, infant son of Joshua P. and Sarah M. Rubin, passed away shortly after birth on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Sisters of Charity Hospital in Buffalo, NY.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Israel vs. ISIS?
If ISIS threatens the survival of Jordan, the Obama administration believes, it would ask for help from two of the least popular countries in the Middle East: America and Israel.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Radio Netherlands Wereldomroep
Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Burundi's new media law continues to cause unrest among the international community.
Asbury Park Press
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While you were sleeping: 5 overnight stories Start your day by quickly catching up on the latest news from around the Shore and the world.
The Bowery Boys
The religious controversy behind a lonely Roman column just standing...
The second oldest manmade object in New York City -- outside, that is, not in a museum or private collection -- is a solitary little Roman column built in 120 AD for the Temple of Artemis in the ancient city of Jerash .
The Bennington Banner
Jordan acquits preacher of 1 set of terror charges
A Jordanian military court has acquitted al-Qaida-linked preacher Abu Qatada of terror charges over a foiled 1999 plot to attack an American school in the Jordanian capital, Amman.
Abu Qatada not guilty of terror plot
Radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada has been found not guilty of terrorism offences by a court in Jordan, over an alleged plot in 1998.
Jordan court clears radical cleric of terrorism charges
PanARMENIAN.Net - Radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada has been found not guilty of terrorism offences by a court in Jordan, over an alleged plot in 1998.