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  1. Jordan hands 15-year prison terms for 8 in alleged IS plotsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Stratford City Gazette

    Jordan's state security court has sentenced eight men to 15-year prison terms for involvement in alleged plans by the extremist Islamic State group to attack a military airport, military personnel, foreign aircraft and foreign embassies in the kingdom. The sentences are part of an ongoing crackdown.

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  2. Jordan hands 15-year prison terms for 8 in alleged IS plotsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Cybercast News Service

    Jordan's state security court has sentenced eight men to 15-year prison terms for involvement in alleged plans by the extremist Islamic State group to attack a military airport, military personnel, foreign aircraft and foreign embassies in the kingdom. The sentences are part of an ongoing crackdown.

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  3. Egypt and Jordan: No concessions on establishing Palestinian stateRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and King Abdullah II of Jordan agreed on Tuesday that there could be no concessions on establishing a Palestinian state, after talks in Cairo. The meeting between the leaders of the two Arab countries that have signed peace treaties with Israel came after US President Donald Trump's administration suggested it would not insist on a Palestinian state for a Middle East peace agreement.

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  4. One State: Trump Has Reminded Palestinians What It Was Always AboutRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Counterpunch

    ... conflict his entire career. It emerged this week that at a secret summit in Aqaba last year - attended by Egypt and Jordan, and overseen by US secretary of state John Kerry - Netanyahu was offered a regional peace deal that included almost ...

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  5. CIA aid to Syrian rebels frozen after jihadist attackRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... had supplied for Syrian rebels, then sold them on the black market. The military equipment had been shipped into Jordan as part of the CIA's secret program to train and equip moderate Syrian rebels to fight troops loyal to Assad. Some of the stolen ...

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  6. Trump And Netanyahu: Embracing Illusions, Ignoring RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... he had with former Secretary of State John Kerry (including a joint meeting with Egypt's President Sisi and Jordan's King Abdullah in Aqaba in 2016) where he was presented with a comprehensive peace plan, he repeatedly changed his position. ...

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  7. More U.S. troops will be needed to defeat ISIS, top general saysRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CBS News

    The Pentagon is developing a military strategy for defeating ISIS, which could call for more boots on the ground in Syria. David Martin reports from Amman, Jordan, where he is traveling with a top U.S. general in the fight with the terror group.

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  8. Trump's clarifying moment for Israel and PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    ... conflict his entire career. This week it emerged that at a secret summit in Aqaba last year -- attended by Egypt and Jordan, and overseen by US secretary of state John Kerry -- Mr Netanyahu was offered a regional peace deal that included almost ...

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  9. U.S. law firm employs anti-mafia laws to sue forest activistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    A Canadian forestry giant is using legislation most often deployed against the mafia to sue Greenpeace over allegations about the firm's environmental record in the latest legal battle between campaigners and resource companies. Launched by Montreal-based Resolute Forest Products the case will reverberate beyond the United States as it impacts how defamation and free speech rules are interpreted and how activist groups can be treated during prosecution.

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  10. Muslim Brotherhood, Mainstream In Many Countries, May Be Listed As Terror GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News 88.9 KNPR

    It's a chilly mid-morning in a clinic in the working class neighborhood of Sweileh in Amman, Jordan. Children wearing winter coats donated by charity organizations sit on plastic chairs, waiting to see doctors and dentists.

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    Yesterday | Al Bawaba

    ... agents. For further information passengers may call+962 79 840 3000 or +962 6 5856835. Royal Jordanian's role as Jordan's national carrier and has been established since 1963. Today, under the invaluable guidance and directives of His Majesty King ...

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  12. King Hussein of Jordan: Survival of a dynastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Al Jazeera

    The life and struggles of King Hussein of Jordan, from the assassination of his grandfather to the rise of the PLO. King Hussein of Jordan: Survival Of A Dynasty is the first in a two-part series telling the story of Jordan's monarch from 1952 to his death in 1999.

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  13. AFC Cup 2017 Roundup: Johor Darul Ta'zim off to a good start, Al Muharraq stunned by SahamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sporting News

    The 2015 champions got their campaign off to a sparkling start while Tampines Rovers and Saham SC also registered wins... The Asian Football Confederation Cup 2017 saw eight fixtures including a couple of play-offs take place on Tuesday. Several interesting results were witnessed in a round that saw seasoned campaigners AL Muharraq shocked by Saham SC in a five-goal thriller while Johor Darul Ta'zim started off with an easy victory.

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  14. After three years of vetting, this Syrian refugee is giving up on moving to the USRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WGBH

    ... years trying to make it to the United States. He's finally giving up the dream. Al-Tahli is a familiar face in Amman, Jordan. He's a television news anchor and a Syrian in exile. The 29-year-old supported the uprising against President Bashar ...

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  15. Tillerson affirms importance of constructive China ties: State DeptRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO: Rex Tillerson, the former chairman and chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil, testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing to become U.S. Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in Washington January 11, 2017. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by telephone with China's top diplomat on Tuesday and affirmed the importance of a constructive U.S.-China relationship, and the two agreed on the need to address the threat posed by North Korea, the State Department said.

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  16. Forced Back to Syria? Jordan's Unregistered Refugees Fear DeportationRead the original story

    Yesterday | US News & World Report

    ... to the city in April 2015. Nagham and her children are just some of the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan who have lost their rights to humanitarian aid and risk deportation because they either left official refugee camps or failed ...

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  17. North Jersey sisters recount tales from Syrian refugee campRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NorthJersey.com

    As winds whipped across the dirt floor of Al-Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, Sarah and Tolene Abaza were told to stay put. North Jersey sisters recount tales from Syrian refugee camp As winds whipped across the dirt floor of Al-Azraq refugee camp in Jordan, Sarah and Tolene Abaza were told to stay put.

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  18. US torpedoed peace summit by trying to impose conclusions, Israeli official saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times of Israel

    ... Jordanian port city of Aqaba was attended by the prime minister, Kerry, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Jordan's King Abdullah. The first report about the summit, published in Haaretz Sunday, said Kerry had started the ball rolling with ...

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  19. 'Obama, not PM, blocked 2015 initiative'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    SYDNEY It was the Obama administration, and not Israel, that poured cold water on the idea of a wider regional diplomatic process, following a meeting in Aqaba in early 2016 among Israeli, Egyptian, Jordanian and US leaders, a senior Israeli diplomatic official said Tuesday. According to a report Sunday in Haaretz , a meeting among Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Egyptian President Fattah Abdel al-Sisi, Jordan's King Abdullah and former US secretary of state John Kerry took place in late 2015, but did not bear any practical fruit because of Israeli opposition.

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  20. Egypt and Jordan: Dona t give up on two-state solutionRead the original story

    Tuesday | Jewish Community Voice

    The heads of Egypt and Jordan said a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict must be based on having two states. "The two sides discussed future movements to break the gridlock within the Middle East peace process, especially with U.S. President Donald Trump's administration taking power," read a statement issued after the meeting.

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