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Moment teen was pushed off US bridge

Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 15:59
related countries: United States United States

Jordan Holgerson, 16, is recovering from six broken ribs and punctured lungs after falling into water
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Syria conflict: White Helmets evacuated by Israel

Sunday, July 22nd 2018, 16:54
related countries: Israel Israel

Hundreds of civil defence volunteers and family members are taken from a border war zone to Jordan.
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Prehistoric bake-off: Scientists discover oldest evidence of bread

Tuesday, July 17th 2018, 11:28

Charred crumbs found in the Jordanian desert show that bread-making dates back 14,000 years.
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Jordan PM Hani Mulki quits after austerity protests

Monday, June 4th 2018, 15:57

The kingdom - a key Western ally - has been rocked by days of some of the biggest protests in years.
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Meet the disabled Syrian boy who is always smiling

Friday, March 23rd 2018, 0:40
related countries: Syria Syria

Seven-year-old Mustafa lives in Jordan with his grandmother and his sister.
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Saudis plan to build $500bn mega city and business zone

Tuesday, October 24th 2017, 17:10
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

The NEOM zone would be built in the north-west, extending to Egypt and Jordan, Saudi officials say.
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Syria war: Lion rescued from Aleppo zoo gives birth in Jordan

Monday, August 14th 2017, 9:26
related places: Dana

Staff at the Al-Mawa reserve in Jordan found Dana nursing the cub, who they named Hajar.
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Israel and Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy deaths

Monday, July 24th 2017, 9:33
related countries: Israel Israel

Jordan wants to question embassy guard who Israel says killed an attacker but has immunity.
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Israeli 'kills attacker' at Jordan embassy

Monday, July 24th 2017, 7:14
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Amman

The guard opened fire after being stabbed with a screwdriver, killing two Jordanians, Israel says.
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How the body responds to stress

Sunday, July 23rd 2017, 23:16

We analysed how the body responds to stress - by making presenter Jordan Dunbar do a comedy performance.
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Jordan Edwards shooting: Ex-Texas police officer charged

Monday, July 17th 2017, 21:44

The ex-policeman fired a rifle into a car in April, killing unarmed black teen Jordan Edwards, 15.
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Jordan soldier who killed US trainers jailed for life

Monday, July 17th 2017, 11:10
related countries: United States United States

The soldier was sentenced to life in prison with hard labour for killing three US military trainers.
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US laptop ban lifted on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian

Sunday, July 9th 2017, 22:48
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait, United States United States

Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian are the latest airlines to allow laptops in the cabin on US flights.
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Syria crisis: US, Russia and Jordan agree ceasefire deal

Friday, July 7th 2017, 20:46
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Sunday

It will go into effect on Sunday, and follows the first meeting of the US and Russian leaders.
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Syria conflict: US jet 'downs Iranian-made drone'

Tuesday, June 20th 2017, 21:46
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States

Tensions in the region are rising as a battle develops for control over eastern Syria.
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Germany backs pullout from Incirlik airbase in Turkey row

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 9:51
related countries: Germany Germany, Turkey Turkey
related places: Incirlik

Germany's cabinet agrees to move military forces from Turkey to Jordan because of a diplomatic row.
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Sesame project opens in Jordan

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 2:08

Meet the scientist behind one of the biggest science projects in the Middle East.
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Growing pains

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 0:09

How big can a baby get and still be considered normal, asks Jordan Dunbar.
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Native Americans would say I grew up 'white'

Thursday, April 13th 2017, 23:27

Talking identity, hunting and beaver trapping while on a canoe trip with Jordan Whitebull, one of the few Native Americans in rural Arkansas.
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UK to send military trainers to Jordan to help fight IS

Monday, April 3rd 2017, 1:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The prime minister says working with the country will "keep British people safe".
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Jordan releases soldier who shot Israeli schoolgirls

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 7:15
related countries: Israel Israel

Ahmed Daqamseh served 20 years in prison in Jordan after the killings in 1997.
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