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

    1 hr ago | The Hastings Tribune

    ... the Keleti train station Friday, where hundreds of migrants and refugees camp. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic) AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in ...

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

    1 hr ago | KSWO

    4, 2015, after his arrival from the northeastern Greek isl... A jailed Kentucky clerk asserts that the marriage licenses issued Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said. AMMAN, Jordan - The cash-strapped World Food Program has had to drop one-third of Syrian refugees from its food voucher program in Middle Eastern host countries this year, including 229,000 in Jordan who stopped receiving food aid in September, a spokeswoman said Friday.

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  3. How Jordan is trying to reassure tourists: Exploring Petra, Wadi Rum, and a Bedouin campRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... around the spectacular ravine in front of us. We've spent all day zig-zagging down one side and up the other. "Is Jordan not calm and peaceful?" I have to agree. "But tourists no longer come," he adds gloomily. "They're afraid. Tourist industry is ...

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  4. 09:00 2018 FIFA World Cup: Kyrgyzstan plays draw with JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | 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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  5. Syrian refugees: By the numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 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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  6. UNICEF: 40 percent school dropouts in Middle East conflict areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  7. Legendary Multiple Grand Slam Tennis Champion Mary Pierce to Attends 2015 Lexus Tennis FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PR Log

    AMMAN, Jordan - Sept. 3, 2015 - PRLog -- AMMAN - The Tennis Academy Amman, Jordan's leading tennis training institute, in collaboration with Lexus Jordan, announced today that tennis legend and multiple Grand Slam champion Mary erce will be attending the 2015 Lexus Tennis Festival to be held September 4 to 11, under the patronage of HRH Prince Faisal al Hussein in the Kingdom of Jordan.

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

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... suddenly discharges and a six-year-old boy standing nearby crumples to the ground. The video unleashed a firestorm in Jordan, where citizens demanded the government to ban the dangerous custom. Amid the uproar, so-called festive firing claimed ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  10. UNICEF: 40 percent dropout rate in Mideast conflict areas; could lead to further radicalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  11. At home in war: Almost half of the children in Mideast conflict zones ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wave

    In this Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015 file photo, Syrian refugee children attend a class at a makeshift school set up in a tent at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not in school, the U.N. child welfare agency said in a report Thursday, Sept.

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

    Yesterday | 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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  13. Conflict leaves 40 percent of children out of school in Mideast areas, UNICEF saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  14. VIU grad fundraises to send refugees back to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  15. Jewish blood libel cartoon posted on Facebook sometime in 2014 by an UNRWA teacher in Jordan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Jewish Press

    A teacher working for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Jordan is actively promoting on his Facebook page a Palestinian Arab return to "Falastin," a reference by Palestinian Authority leaders to all of the State of Israel as well as the current Palestinian Authority territories. Among the photos posted by Nasreen Hammoud supporting the cause one can also find a rabidly anti-Semitic cartoon, apparently uploaded sometime last year.

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

    Wednesday | Crofs Blogs

    ... . As always, this overview offers excellent tables and maps as well as reliable data. Excerpt from the section on Jordan: According to WHO the four cases reported from Jordan between 26 and 28 August 2015 seem to be part of a MERS-CoV outbreak at a ...

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

    Wednesday | 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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  18. 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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  19. Netanyahu agrees things must change on Temple Mount, says Likud activistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | The Times of Israel

    ... reduction of friction. We discussed all kinds of possible directions." Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Jordan's King Abdullah II, during the former's surprise visit to Amman on January 16, 2014 (photo credit: AP/Yousef Allan/Jordanian ...

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  20. 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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