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5 hrs ago | CNN

Mutaz Sammour a Jordanian "Christian" is distributing dates and water to those fasting in Ramadan.

Last week, with the beginning of The Holy Month of Ramadan, a young Jordanian Christian Mutaz Ziad Sammour, leaves his home in Tla'a Al-Ali daily before the time of Maghrib prayer, bringing along with him pre-packaged dates and water to distribute to drivers on traffic lights for Iftar time.

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11 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle

Miss Tennessee places in top 15 at Miss United States Pageant

Clarksville, Tennessee- Miss Tennessee United States and Austin Peay Student, Jordan Davis spent a week in our nation's capitol amongst 53 beautiful women competing for the title of Miss United States.

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Yesterday | News24

.com | Jordan protesters attempt to storm Israel embassy

Amman - Demonstrators clashed with Jordanian security forces as hundreds attempted to storm the Israeli embassy late on Wednesday in Amman in protest of ongoing Israeli military strikes in the Gaza Strip.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Jordanian protest Israeli military operation near Amman embassy

Hundreds of angry Jordanians protesting the Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip clashed with security forces during a demonstration outside the Israeli embassy in Amman, numerous media outlets reported on Thursday morning.

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The Washington Post

Officers remember PCP-fueled shoot out in College Park

As many people celebrated Independence Day weekend with out-of-town trips or backyard barbecues, one Prince George's County police officer remembered the time he could have died during a shooting in College Park.

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Wall Street Journal

U.N. Agency Appeals for Assistance to Help...

The United Nations appealed this week to donor countries to help fund a cash assistance program for the most vulnerable refugees in countries abutting Syria, where one in four households are headed by women.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Switched

Money 101: Tips for Exchanging Currency Before a Trip

Exchanging money before a trip abroad can be a little confusing -- we get questions all the time about how to avoid certain fees and get the best rate.

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Daily Mail

Made In Chelsea's Binky shows off bikini body as Louise embraces mystery man

Made In Chelsea's Binky Felstead shows off bikini body while filming in The Hamptons as Louise Thompson embraces a mystery man just days after 'drugs tweets' scandal But the stars of the reality TV series took a step out of the concrete jungle on Monday to hit a sunny beach in The Hamptons, Long Island.

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The Times of Israel

Bright September

In the Spring of 1970, I was attending Al-Kindi middle school in Zarqa, Jordan, a large town northeast of Amman.

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Al Bawaba

Jordan's army launches recruitment drive as ISIS threat grows at borders

Jordan officially launched a recruitment drive Tuesday in an effort to boost its ranks to combat the jihadist militant threat from neighboring Iraq, according to Agence France Presse.

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Switched

Norwegian's Ridiculously Cheap London-To-U.S. Flights Take Off

The time has come: budget airline Norwegian has launched its much-hyped, low-cost transatlantic flights.

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Al Bawaba

QAIA announces continued passenger and aircraft traffic growth during May 2014

Airport International Group , the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of the Queen Alia International Airport , has witnessed continued growth for passenger traffic and aircraft movement at QAIA in May 2014.

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The Post-Standard

Grape leaves: An abundant CNY food item, and a Middle Eastern specialty

Stuffed grape leaves sound exotic -- especially if you use the Greek word dolmades or the Arabic words Warq Enab to describe them.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

AlertNet

Syrian refugee women fight for survival as they head families ...

AMMAN, Jordan, July 8 - More than 145,000 Syrian refugee families in Egypt, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan - or one in four of all households - are headed by women facing a lone fight for survival, a new UNHCR report reveals today.

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The Daily Caller

ISIS: It's Not Just Iraq And Syria

On June 29th, the terror army known as ISIS changed its name. It declared itself a caliphate and changed its name to the Islamic State.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Observer

After winning week, Jammers drop seven-straight

After going 5-1 the previous week, the Jamestown Jammers dropped seven-straight this week during New York-Penn League action.

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Hispanic Business

Kuwait ranks third in Amman stock market investment

According to the Securities Depository Center date, the value of Kuwaiti investments in the ASE reached JD 1.151 million, six percent of the total market value of shares worth JD 19.164 million by the end of June.

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Jordan jumps 19 places in global e-gov't ranking [Jordan Times, Amman :: ]

July 06--AMMAN -- Jordan ranked 79th globally in the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs' E-Government Survey Report 2014, improving by 19 places compared to 2012.

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The Muslim News

Palestine: 35 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire since beginning of 2014

The Ahrar Center for Detainee's Studies and Human Rights stated in its report on Israeli violations in the first half of 2014, that Israeli soldiers have killed 35 Palestinians, in the occupied Palestinian territories.

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Detroit Free Press

Kristen Jordan Shamus: America 2014: Not as much liberty as we'd like

Firecrackers will bang and sizzle all weekend long as we celebrate our nation's 238th year of independence.

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