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  1. Going, going... gone: The terrifying moment an enormous sandstorm...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Government gives go ahead for A 360m fleet of state-of-the-art trains that will reduce journey time between London and Cornwall... but only by 14 minutes You don't scare me! Plucky cat Felix stands its ground against Tiger named Neiko and even screeches at it in intimidating manner Revealed: 'MH370 plane door' that was found on Reunion island beach is just a LADDER, say police - as locals claim seats and suitcases washed up there months ago Family who saved for ten years to go on dream holiday to Disney World say daughter is still suffering damaging health effects from mouldy room FOUR MONTHS later Thomas Cook tells holidaymakers they WON'T get a refund for their Tunisian holidays... even though it's stopped selling them because it's too dangerous A long way from the cobbles! Coronation Street star Antony Cotton heads to Santorini to see the sunset everybody raves about Watch the ... (more)


  2. Could the Gate to the Garden of Eden be in Beit She'an?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... league of 10 Roman powerhouse city-states mostly in northern Jordan . Among the others were Philadelphia (now Amman, Jordan's capital), Gerasa (now Jerash, Jordan's second most-visited city after Petra) and the Syrian capital of Damascus. There's ...


  3. Talking Travel, Celebrities and Tee with British AirwaysRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... of golf - World Number 11 golfer, Justin Rose, talks celebrities, football and more PRLog - Aug. 3, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Talking Travel, Celebrities and Tee with British Airways - Residents of Jordan reveal their top three locations in the world ...


  4. Kate Middleton: 7 things you didn't know about the Duchess of CambridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago |

    ... list of hobbies and experiences in her 33 years. When she was two her dad Michael's work took the family to Amman, Jordan for two-and-a-half years. "I explained that playing for a small number this evening is more nerve-racking than playing for ...


  5. Sandstorm hits Jordanian capitalRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... temperatures. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A massive standstorm in Amman, Jordan disrupted air traffic in and out of the country on Sunday. The country has also been hit by very hot weather. Jordan's ...


  6. Manhunt continues for suspect in officer's fatal shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A police officer was fatally shot during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. Thanks to a nonprofit group, the house will remain standing but will be relocated.


  7. Extreme heat wave pushes electricity reserve to the limitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    As the ongoing heat wave continues, the Israel Electric Corporation predicted that peak electricity consumption would climb to a chart-topping 13,300 megawatts or more, with only 600 megawatts left in reserve. Should the forecast be correct, this would be the second day in a row that Israelis broke all-time power usage records, with peak consumption hitting 12,525 megawatts on Sunday at about 3 p.m. The previous record for peak summer consumption occurred on July 19, 2012, reaching 11,880 megawatts, and for all seasons and times on January 12, 2015, climbing to 11,930 megawatts.


  8. Syrian war: As neighbors seek border enclaves, a de facto partition?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Christian Science Monitor

    The agreement between the United States and Turkey to establish some form of protected zone in northern Syria that is free of the extremist Islamic State heralds a potentially significant shift in Syria's grueling civil war. While the details of how the countries will enforce the zone remain unclear, its implementation coincides with Syria's acknowledgement that a long-heralded contraction of territory under its control is necessary.


  9. Electricity demand surges as Jordan Valley hits 49A CRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Jerusalem Post

    Accompanying the severe heat throughout the country was a surge in electricity usage - significant enough to break all-time consumption records. A Palestinian rides a donkey near Jericho in the southern part of the Jordan Valley January 1, 2014..


  10. Iraqi TV funnyman fights Islamic State fears with laughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The China Post

    Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting the Islamic State group with biting satire aimed at lifting the aura of fear that is one of the jihadists' strongest weapons. Two men with fake beards walk into a bar and ask for orange juice and "halal" water, with a wink and a smile to the barman who promptly serves them two glasses of alcohol.


  11. Massive sand storm forces Amman - bound flights to divert to Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ynetnews

    A sand storm blanketed Amman, Jordan's capital mid-day on Sunday, forcing two Royal Jordanian flights to divert to Ben Gurion international airport.


  12. Market Publishers Ltd Announced as Media Partner of NCT CBRNe Middle East 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... Middle East 2015 . The Event is scheduled to be held on the 5th-7th of October this year at Le Meridien Amman (Amman, Jordan). This year Event will concentrate exclusively on CBRNe related threats in the Middle East region. Owing to the previous ...


  13. Sand Storms Force Jordanian Airplanes to Land in IsraelRead the original story

    Yesterday | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Severe sand storms in Jordan's capital Amman have forced two Royal Jordanian planes to be diverted to Israel's Ben Gurion Airport.


  14. Three of Osama bin Laden's relatives killed in UK plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... as, in 1988. Gambrell reported from Cairo. Associated Press writers Maamoun Youssef in Cairo and Omar Akour in Amman, Jordan contributed to this report.


  15. Iraq's Jon Stewart fights IS militant group with biting satireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Times of Oman

    Iraqi Ahmad Al Basheer, host of the 'Basheer Show', poses last Wednesday at his studio in the Jordanian capital, Amman. Photo - AFP Amman: Defying death threats, an Iraqi television comedian is fighting the IS militant group with biting satire aimed at lifting the aura of fear that is one of the militants' strongest weapons.


  16. Clashes erupt at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Star

    Protesters from the Islamic Action Front carry banners and shout slogans during a protest in support of Palestinians and against the violence that occurred at al-Aqsa Mosque, after the Friday prayers in Amman, Jordan July 31, 2015.


  17. Jordan goes green with plans for solar-powered electric car charging stationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    By the end of this year , about 10 solar-powered electric car-charging stations are expected to be operating in Amman, according to the Jordan Competiveness Programme, which helped attract an investor to build the stations. "We attracted the investor, who is a Jordanian running a company in the Silicon Valley.


  18. Samsung and International Talent Support Announce Samsung Galaxy Award for Emerging Young DesignersRead the original story

    Yesterday | PR Log

    PRLog - Aug. 2, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Amman, Jordan - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced its second year partnership with International Talent Support , a global platform and competition for young emerging creative talent, as well as this year's Samsung Galaxy Award featuring the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Samsung and ITS are recognizing young talent and forces of fashion with creative vision, encouraging them to explore their creative ideas, and ultimately create a product or art piece that unites technology and fashion for a chance to receive the Samsung Galaxy Award.


  19. RJ and Qatar Airways enhance ties with new code share agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | AME Info

    Royal Jordanian has further enhanced its ties with oneworld partner Qatar Airways by launching a new code share agreement that is set to further expand travel opportunities for the customers of both airlines. Through the new agreement which will be activated as of August 6, 2015, RJ passengers travelling between Amman and Doha on both Royal Jordanian and Qatar Airways will benefit from the same airline code and a streamlined level of services from these oneworld partners.


  20. Laughing at IS: Iraq's Jon Stewart combats jihadists with satireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Hindustan Times

    Iraqi Ahmad al-Basheer, host of the "Basheer Show", watches a video of his TV show on a computer screen at his studio in the Jordanian capital, Amman (AFP Photo)