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  1. Jordan widens IS crackdown; signs of home-grown extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Sunday, June 19, 2016 photo, a man outside the al-Maktoum mosque in Zarqa, Jordan squats over the body of Nasser Idreis, who died of complications of a liver infection while serving a three-year prison term for supporting the extremist group Islamic State. Hundreds of suspected backers of the Islamic State group in Jordan have been sentenced to prison, are awaiting trial or are being held for questioning in a heavy crackdown by the kingdom under toughened anti-terror laws that punish even liking or sharing IS material on social media.

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  2. Gazans say Jordan restricting movementRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this Tuesday, May 10, 2016 photo, Mohammed Al-Hissi, 25, who won a scholarship for a Master's program in physics at the University of Triesta in Italy poses for a photo, at his family house in Gaza City. Gazans who have endured a border blockade by neighboring Egypt and Israel for almost a decade thought they were finally catching a break when Israel slightly eased restrictions on travel from the Hamas-ruled territory in recent months.

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  3. Jordan bans Lebanese band, says songs contradict religionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    FILE: In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 file photo, Hamed Sinno, 24, lead singer and song writer of the Lebanese group Mashrou' Leila performs with the band in the ancient Roman amphitheater in the Jordanian capital Amman.

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  4. Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton' wins Pulitzer for dramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this June 18, 2015, file photo, author and star of the Broadway-bound musical "Hamilton," Lin-Manuel Miranda, begins rehearsals at the New 42nd Street Studios in New York. "Hamilton," the hip-hop stage biography of Alexander Hamilton won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for drama on Monday, April 18, 2016.

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  5. Disputes delay video surveillance at tense Jerusalem shrineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Albany Times Union

    In this Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 file photo, Palestinian children hold balloons during the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, near the Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City.

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  6. Mark Strong on life without props at 'View From the Bridge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    This 2015 photo provided by Philip Rinaldi Publicity shows, Mark Strong and Company in a scene from Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge," directed by Ivo van Hove at the Lyceum Theatre in New York. This 2015 photo provided by Philip Rinaldi Publicity shows, Mark Strong and Company in a scene from Arthur Miller's "A View From the Bridge," directed by Ivo van Hove at the Lyceum Theatre in New York.

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  7. 'UNPRECEDENTED': New report paints a worrisome picture of ISIS in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Researchers at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University investigated the presence of American ISIS supporters on social media and found that "ISIS-related mobilization in the United States has been unprecedented." US authorities are reportedly aware of 250 Americans who have attempted to travel to Islamic State territory - some successfully, others not - in Syria and Iraq.

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  8. As Rhodes scholar, Harvard student to explore Syrian rootsRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    This undated photo provided by May Barakat shows Harvard University senior Neil Alacha, who was among 32 U.S. students named Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, as a Rhodes Scholar to study at England's University of Oxford. Inspired by his Syrian immigrant father, Alacha plans to pursue a master's degree in modern Middle Eastern studies.

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  9. "On-call scheduling" benefits employers, can leave workers scramblingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    McDonald's worker Jacquie Jordan of Albany is seen at a rally for a $15 minimum wage at the Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. Jordan has gone through on-call scheduling at her job. McDonald's worker Jacquie Jordan of Albany is seen at a rally for a $15 minimum wage at the Capitol on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015 in Albany, N.Y. Jordan has gone through on-call scheduling at her job.

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  10. Fatal Jordan police compound shooting took place in canteenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Suleiman Saed, center, a relative of Anwar Abu Zaid, the alleged shooter who opened fire Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 on instructors at an international police training center in Jordan's capital, killing at least five people, including two Americans, briefs the media at the family home in Amman, Jordan, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015. Saed is a former member of parliament and speaks on behalf of the family.

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  11. Israel welcomes video surveillance at holy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Albany Times Union

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his office, in Jerusalem, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015.

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