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  1. Socceroos lose first road World Cup qualifier to an inspired JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Amman: Australia have succumbed to an inspired Jordan side 2-0 in Amman, losing their first World Cup qualifier on the road to the 2018 World Cup. Hasan Abdel-Fattah's 47th minute penalty stunned the Socceroos before Hamza Al-Dardour sealed a famous victory for Jordan with six minutes remaining.


  2. India eyeing trade worth USD 5 billion with Jordan by 2025, says MukherjeeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    President Pranab Mukherjee has said trade and economic relations constitute the bedrock of India-Jordan bilateral relations and efforts will be made to reach the trade target of USD 5 billion from the current USD 2 billion by 2025. Replying to written questions from the Jordan Times ahead of his visit to Jordan, Palestine and Israel from October 10-15, President Mukherjee said, "Business-to-business collaboration between the business communities of the two countries will be enhanced through the India-Jordan Business Forum, while bilateral trade volume has reached USD 2.3 billion in 2013-14.


  3. Cahill yet to decide club futureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | West Australian

    Legendary Socceroos striker Tim Cahill says he's not focussed on his club future or the end of his international career as he prepares to face Jordan. The all-time leading Socceroo goalscorer's reported $10 million one-year deal is up at season's end, leading to speculation of his next destination.


  4. Jordan's Royal Health Awareness Society Implements Nestle Ajyal Salima Nutrition EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PR Log

    Jordan's Royal Health Awareness Society Implements Nestle Ajyal Salima Nutrition Education Program Launch marks 80th country target for global Nestle Healthy Kids Program, achieving 2015 commitment made in Nestle in Society Global Report AMMAN, Jordan - Oct. 8, 2015 - PRLog -- Jordan's Royal Health Awareness Society Implements Nestle Ajyal Salima Nutrition Education Program Launch marks 80th country target for global Nestle Healthy Kids Program, achieving 2015 commitment made in Nestle in Society Global Report Amman, XX October 2015: Jordan has become the world's 80th country to introduce the Nestle Healthy Kids Program, following an agreement with the Royal Health Awareness Society to implement the "Ajyal Salima" nutrition education curriculum in a number of schools as a pilot project, alongside other standards related to RHAS' Healthy Schools program.


  5. Leading Jordanian Muslim and Christian leaders praise Utah, BYU, LDS...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Deseret News

    From left to right, Yahya Al-Btoush, the Grand Mufti of the Jordanian Armed Forces; U.S. Army Lt. Col. Chaplain Darren Coleman; and Father Nabil Haddad of the Greek Melkite Catholic Church in Amman, Jordan, and the founder and CEO of the Jordanian Interfaith Coexistence Research Center visit Wednesday in Salt Lake City after having participated in BYU's 22nd annual International Law and Religion Symposium.


  6. Why the Socceroos' match against Jordan means more than a gameRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Age

    Coach Ange Postecoglou notes his side's improvements over its past three games as the Socceroos prepare to face Jordan in a World Cup qualifying match. AMMAN: "Welcome."


  7. Socceroos fans face price hikes in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ABC News

    Australian football fans have been ripped off and face the threat of crowd violence at the Socceroos' crunch World Cup qualifier with Jordan. Tickets designated for Australian fans cost 50 Jordanian dinars , despite tickets being locally available for 3 JD .


  8. Jordanians find hilarity in Snapchat's choice to feature IrbidRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Snapchat chose to feature Irbid, Jordan, the second-largest governorate in the country, on Wednesday and it had some mixed reviews. And after major cities like Cairo , Dubai and Tel Aviv, the main question on people's minds is why the tech giant chose to go with #Irbid_live over the capital of Amman.


  9. Unruly Passenger Forces RJ Flight DelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Airport Business

    Oct. 07--AMMAN -- A misbehaving passenger on Monday caused a Royal Jordanian flight to be delayed for two-and-a-half hours after he claimed that the plane had a "security issue", an RJ official said Tuesday. Before the take-off of the RJ plane from Queen Alia International Airport, the passenger, a Qatari national, was causing a nuisance on board the plane, forcing security personnel to remove him from the plane according to aviation regulations, RJ spokesperson Basel Kilani explained.


  10. Samsung and Alessandro Mendini Partner to offer Stylish Customization Options for Samsung Gear S2Read the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. announced a partnership with Italian designer Alessandro Mendini to offer exclusive accessories for its new Gear S2 AMMAN, Jordan - Oct. 7, 2015 - PRLog -- Amman, Jordan - Samsung Electronics Co.


  11. ' The Association of Queen Rania Al Abdullah Award for Excellence in Education Celebrates World TeachRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    AMMAN, Jordan - Oct. 7, 2015 - PRLog -- Amman, Jordan - On the occasion of World Teachers' Day, annually marked on October 5th, the Association of Queen Rania Al Abdullah Award for Excellence in Education held a media roundtable highlighting teachers' invaluable role within the community. The World Teachers' Day also marks the tenth anniversary of the association, launched by Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania in 2005.


  12. Refugee Camps Empty as Syrians Head for EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    In early 2012, it was an anonymous patch of desert in the north of Jordan but by the end of 2013, it was a city of 156,000 Syrian refugees, the fourth biggest population center in the country. Now it has shrunk to almost one third of its former size as Syrians desperate for a better future migrate to other parts of the Middle East or attempt the dangerous journey to Europe.


  13. Socceroos fans in Jordan face 1600% price rise and warning to conceal support for AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    Tough conditions: Socceroos fans in Jordan are facing a 1600% price rise and have been warned to conceal their support for the team. Travelling Australian fans are furious with a ticket pricing scheme that has forced them to pay 16 times the price of an admission to watch the Socceroos play Jordan in a World Cup Qualifier.


  14. U.S., Russia to renew Syrian-sky talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NWAonline

    A Russian Su-34 warplane lands at an air base Tuesday in Syria after a bombing mission. U.S. military officials said Tuesday that Russia has agreed to more talks on ensuring the two countries' aircraft don't interfere with each other over Syria, but a Russian official called for broader talks on international cooperation in the fight against the Islamic State.


  15. Prez to visit Jordan, Palestine and IsraelRead the original story

    Yesterday |

    President Mukherjee will pay a state visit to Jordan from October 10 to 12 at the invitation of King Abdullah-II Ibn Al Hussein of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. This will be the first visit by any Indian President to Jordan in the last 65 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.


  16. Russia has no political agenda in SyriaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    Russian Federation Council Chairperson Valentina Matviyenko on Tuesday stressed that Russia has no political agenda in Syria, the state-run Petra news agency reported. At a meeting with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh, the Russian official said Russia strongly believes that there is no solution to the crisis in Syria except through a political one that preserves the unity and stability of Syria.


  17. Wed and fed: Jordanian newlyweds throw wedding party for refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    A Jordanian couple decided last week to forgo conventional wedding celebrations in favour of throwing a party for refugees from different nationalities residing in the Kingdom. Mutaz Mango and Basma Omar chose to celebrate their wedding day at Prince Ghazi Hotel in downtown Amman with refugees from Syria, Iraq and other countries.


  18. U.S. says ready to continue military talks with Russia on SyriaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Xinhuanet

    The United States is prepared to resume de-confliction talks with Russia on military operations in Syria , the State Department said Tuesday. "We've seen over the last couple of days the danger that exists on the ground of accidental incursions," State Department spokesman Mark Toner said at a regular briefing.


  19. Russia Shuns No-Fly Zone for Syria as Clerics Urge ReprisalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Washington Post

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Syria as Saudi clerics and Islamist rebels urged for retaliation against its extended bombing campaign that has targeted militant groups in the Arab country.


  20. Norwegian Air and UNICEF Fly Emergency Aid and School Supplies to SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Market Wire

    Norwegian Air, the world's fastest-growing airline, and UNICEF , an organization dedicated to promoting the rights and well-being of children worldwide, will send an aircraft fully loaded with emergency aid and school supplies from Oslo, Norway to Amman, Jordan in November to help Syrian children living in refugee camps. Through this initiative, Norwegian and UNICEF will help the more than two million children affected by the brutal civil war in Syria.