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News: Jordan

We have started to collect the most important news related to Jordan in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Jordan: news

New Jersey race is huge - Jordan

Wednesday, October 26th 2011, 13:11
related countries: United States United States

Former team owner Eddie Jordan says the introduction of Formula 1 to the US state of New Jersey from 2013 is "huge news" for the sport.
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Jordan king appoints judge as PM

Monday, October 17th 2011, 17:40

King Abdullah of Jordan appoints a new prime minister, replacing Maarouf al-Bakhit, who resigned amid accusations he had failed to meet growing demands for reforms.
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VIDEO: Women challenge Jordan nationality law

Friday, October 14th 2011, 20:55

A group of Jordanian women are demanding nationality for their children - born to foreign fathers, but refused citizenship.
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Egypt gas pipeline attacked again

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 3:05
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

A pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan is blown up, in the latest of a series of attacks on the export route.
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Liverpool 3-1 Bolton

Saturday, August 27th 2011, 18:55

Jordan Henderson and Charlie Adam score their first goals for Liverpool as the Reds go top of the Premier League with a deserved victory over Bolton.
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Jordan king welcomes reform plans

Monday, August 15th 2011, 0:06

Jordan's King Abdullah welcomes proposals which would increase the power of parliament but critics say the reforms do not go far enough.
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Jordan convicts al-Qaeda 'mentor'

Thursday, July 28th 2011, 16:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq
related places: Taliban

The former mentor of Iraq's slain al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi is sentenced to five years in prison in Jordan for recruiting Taliban fighters.
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Police held over Jordan clashes

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 19:28

The Jordanian authorities detain four police officers on suspicion of using excessive force against pro-democracy protesters and journalists.
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Comic-book heroes take on extremism on Facebook

Thursday, July 14th 2011, 7:15

A Jordanian TED fellow is fighting extremism with comic book heroes and social media games.
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Blast hits Egyptian gas pipeline

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 3:43
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

An Egyptian pipeline carrying gas to Israel and Jordan has been hit by an explosion, the fourth such blast this year.
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Explosion hits Egypt gas pipeline

Monday, July 4th 2011, 1:04
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

A pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan has been hit by an explosion, officials say.
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Officials deny Jordan king attack

Monday, June 13th 2011, 13:31

Government officials deny earlier reports that the motorcade of King Abdullah II came under attack from protesters in southern Jordan.
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Jordan king announces key reforms

Sunday, June 12th 2011, 20:51

Jordan's King Abdullah bows to demands for reform, giving up his right to appoint prime ministers and cabinets.
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Liverpool complete Henderson deal

Thursday, June 9th 2011, 21:17

Liverpool complete the signing of midfielder Jordan Henderson after the 20-year-old passes a medical and agrees personal terms.
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VIDEO: 'Son, this was my life in Maze prison'

Wednesday, June 1st 2011, 6:10

Former Maze prisoner Jackie McKeag takes his son Jordan on a tour of the prison and tells him about the Troubles.
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Egypt gas pipeline hit by blast

Wednesday, April 27th 2011, 10:50
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

A pipeline taking gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan explodes after an attack by an armed gang, Egyptian security officials say.
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Salafist threat

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 0:42

Jordan Islamists 'ride the wave' of popular protest
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