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  1. UN agency forced to cut food aid to 229,000 Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Tribune

    ... five eastern Greek islands, with Lesbos seeing 50 percent of the arrivals. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis) AMMAN, Jordan - The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in Middle ...

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  2. 09:00 2018 FIFA World Cup: Kyrgyzstan plays draw with JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AkiPress

    The national football team of Kyrgyzstan drew with Jordan during the third qualifying play-off round of the 2018 World Cup. The game took place on September 3 at the Al-Hassan Stadium in Amman.

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  3. Syrian refugees: By the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Canada.com

    TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY MUSSA HATTAR - A file picture taken on January 11, 2015, shows Syrian refugees standing next to tents at the UN-run Zaatari refugee camp, north east of the Jordanian capital Amman. More than 1.1 million Syrians have flooded across the border into Lebanon and around 600,000 into Jordan, according to the UNHCR on August 28, 2015.

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  4. UNICEF: 40 percent school dropouts in Middle East conflict areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SFGate

    ... conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not in school, the U.N. child welfare agency said in a report. AMMAN, Jordan - Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations ...

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  5. No more shotgun weddings: Jordan cracks downRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    But rather than a sign of crime or war, the sound of gunfire has long been a staple at celebrations across the country. It's a sign of someone's wedding, graduation, or even promotion.

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  6. University of Manitoba wing dedicated to Conrad WyrzykowskiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | My Manitoba.com

    ... Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in 1991. He attended the World Conference on Religion and Peace 1999 in Amman, Jordan. In 2008, he was awarded "Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser" from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Manitoba ...

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  7. UNICEF: 40 percent dropout rate in Mideast conflict areas; could lead to further radicalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Chronicle-Telegram

    AMMAN, Jordan - Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the region.

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  8. At home in war: Almost half of the children in Mideast conflict zones ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Wave

    ... his family's home, draws while sitting on his bed at MSF Hospital for Specialized Reconstructive Surgery in Amman, Jordan. Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not in school, the U.N. child welfare agency ...

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  9. Oasis 500 Hosts "Creative Business Cup - Jordan" CompetitionRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    AMMAN, Jordan - Sept. 3, 2015 - PRLog -- Amman, Jordan : Oasis500, a leading seed stage investment and business accelerator, and the first of its kind in Jordan and the MENA region, is hosting Creative Business Cup - Jordan, the local initiative for entrepreneurship and innovation, and the entry point to compete as a finalist at the International Creative Business Cup in Copenhagen.

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  10. Conflict leaves 40 percent of children out of school in Mideast areas, UNICEF saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... boy reads verses of the holy Quran before attending a religious class offered by an Imam at a mosque in Amman, Jordan, in August 2015. An estimated 40 percent of school age children from Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya and Sudan are not in school due to ...

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  11. VIU grad fundraises to send refugees back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    A Victoria woman has raised enough money through an online fundraising campaign to send eight youth refugees back to school in the Middle East. Vancouver Island University graduate Alexandra Dawley has raised just over $1,100 in 10 days through a GoFundMe campaign called Lanes for Learning to raise awareness of increased need for international support for refugees in Amman, Jordan.

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  12. ECDC: Epidemiological update on MERSRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | Crofs Blogs

    Thanks to Mike Coston at Avian Flu Diary for tweeting the link to this ECDC report: Epidemiological update: Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus . As always, this overview offers excellent tables and maps as well as reliable data.

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  13. Deja vu for Jordanian election reformsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 2 | The Washington Post

    People from the Islamic Action Front and other opposition parties demonstrate to demand political reforms, in Amman, Jordan, on Oct. 5, 2012. On Monday, Jordan's government announced a new electoral law for the kingdom that sounded strikingly like an old one.

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  14. Analysis: Is Abbas really quitting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Jerusalem Post

    For the past few weeks, the talk about Abbas's possible resignation has sparked a debate among Palestinians as to his true intentions. Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks during a meeting for the Central Council of the Palestinian Liberation Organization in Ramallah.

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  15. Netanyahu agrees things must change on Temple Mount, says Likud activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Times of Israel

    Next month, surrounded by friends and family, Yehudah Glick will be celebrating the first anniversary of having survived an assassination attempt that left him critically wounded on a Jerusalem sidewalk not far from the Old City. As he looks back, the iconic Temple Mount activist will have much to be thankful for.

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  16. POWER Magazine Announces Award-Winning Gas-Fired Power PlantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | KXVO

    ... constructed in record time to take its place in one of the fastest growing energy markets in the world. IPP3, Amman, Jordan The world's largest combustion engine plant is most valuable not for its size but for essential fuel and operating ...

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  17. Report: With Little to Show for his Long Career, Abbas Told Jordan's King He Plans to ResignRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Jewish Press

    The Saudi newspaper Okaz reported on Monday that Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas had told Jordanian King Abdullah II that he wishes to resign because of the impasse in the peace process. The two met last Wednesday in Amman.

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  18. Israel not excited by Abbas threat to quit: 'Been there, done that'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Jerusalem Post

    Official says that the Palestinian diplomatic modus operandi is one of brinkmanship: refuse to negotiate, and then threaten different various "doomsday scenarios." Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is photographed after speaking at the Egypt Economic Development Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh.

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  19. Fatah leaders urge Abbas not to resign from PLO leadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Jerusalem Post

    The 80-year-old Abbas reportedly wants to retire due to his age and out of the desire to be "an ordinary citizen." Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has told Fatah leaders that he does not intend to present his candidacy once again for the position of chairman of the PLO Executive Committee, a senior Fatah official said on Tuesday.

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  20. 1.9 mln Jordanian students attend classes at schools on Sept. 1Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 1 | Xinhuanet

    Jordanian schoolgirls stand at the school's yard in preparation for the first day of school, in Amman, Jordan, on Sept. 1, 2015.

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