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

    10 hrs ago | 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..

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

    13 hrs ago | 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.

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

    14 hrs ago | 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.

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

    14 hrs ago | 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 ...

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

    14 hrs ago | 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.

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

    16 hrs ago | 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.

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

    17 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    ... humour. "Weapons are not the best solution for Iraq," he says at his studio in Amman, capital of neighbouring Jordan. "We fight IS with satire. After all, its members are only human. We can fight them by making fun of them." Basheer says his ...

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

    21 hrs ago | 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.

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

    23 hrs ago | 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.

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

    23 hrs ago | 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.

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

    Feb 8, 2015 | AME Info

    ... across Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia Pacific and the Americas. Royal Jordanian, the national carrier of Jordan, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. In the past eight years it became a public shareholding company with a vision to connect ...

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  12. 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)

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  13. UK police confirm 3 bin Ladens killed in England plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

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

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  14. UK plane crash: Bin Laden family members killedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Contra Costa Times

    ... in 1988. Gambrell reported from Cairo. Associated Press writers Maamoun Youssef in Cairo and Omar Akour in Amman, Jordan contributed to this report. The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium ...

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  15. Arab media: Bin Ladena s sister, stepmom killed in England plane crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Wichita Eagle

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

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  16. World Food Program cuts aid to Syrian refugees in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Erie Times News

    In this Saturday, July 25, 2015 photo, a Syrian refugee girl fills water from a tanker to her tent at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. Aid agencies asked for $4.5 billion for 2015 to help refugees, but have been forced to slash support programs because of large funding gaps.

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  17. Jordanians march in solidarity with Palestinian 'day of rage'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Jerusalem Post

    Hundreds of Jordanian men and women took to the streets of the capital city Amman in support of a "day of rage" planned in the Palestinian territories on Friday. Protests had been planned in the West Bank against what many Palestinians feel is Israeli encroachment on al-Aksa mosque in Jerusalem.

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  18. World Food Programme cuts aid to Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | The Cyprus Weekly

    The World Food Program announced new cuts Friday in food aid for Syrian refugees in Jordan, highlighting a growing funding crisis of international agencies helping millions displaced by Syria's conflict. A last-minute U.S. donation of $65 million had kept food aid going, but funding in Jordan is not secured beyond August, even at the reduced level, the WFP said.

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  19. Market Report, 'Middle East Specialised Cables Company', publishedRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | PR-inside.com

    Middle East Specialised Cables Company - Jordan is an electrical components and equipment manufacturer. The company designs, manufactures, tests and supplies low voltage power cables and electrical wires.

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  20. In this Saturday, July 25, 2015 photo, a Syrian refugee girl fills...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Albany Times Union

    In this Saturday, July 25, 2015 photo, a Syrian refugee girl fills water from a tanker to her tent at an informal tented settlement near the Syrian border on the outskirts of Mafraq, Jordan. Aid agencies asked for $4.5 billion for 2015 to help refugees, but have been forced to slash support programs because of large funding gaps.

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