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National Public Radio
Syrian Artists Denied Visas, And A Voice In The U.S.
It's about a group of women who struggle to survive in Troy after the town has been sacked.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Jon Stewart on filming in - and talking about - the Middle East
Jon Stewart's directorial film debut, "Rosewater," is set to premiere at film festivals in the United States and Canada this September.
Islamic State's appeal presents Jordan with new test
King Abdullah, a steadfast US ally who has safeguarded his country's peace treaty with Israel, is seeking to ease concerns in Jordan about the threat posed by Islamic State.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Pordland Mercury
No Big Deal
CONSIDERING the bad news from the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian crisis, May in the Summer 's timing is great.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.