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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

Exiled Hamas chief on Jordan trip

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 17:37

Hamas political leader Khaled Meshaal has talks with the King of Jordan as he makes his first official visit there since he was expelled in 1999.
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VIDEO: Radical cleric wins deportation appeal

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 11:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Radical cleric Abu Qatada has won his appeal against deportation from the UK to Jordan, at the European Court of Human Rights.
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Radical cleric cannot be deported

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 10:33

Radical cleric Abu Qatada wins his appeal against deportation from the UK to Jordan to face terror charges, at the European Court of Human Rights.
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Iraqi police killed at checkpoint

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 10:06
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Five policemen are killed in an attack on a checkpoint in Iraq, close to the Jordanian and Syrian borders.
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Ruling on cleric Qatada's removal

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 8:16

Radical cleric Abu Qatada finds out later whether he will be sent back to Jordan, where he has been convicted in his absence of terror offences.
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Jet bomb plotter loses parole bid

Friday, January 6th 2012, 15:36
related countries: Israel Israel

A Jordanian terrorist jailed for 45 years for plotting to blow up an Israeli airliner has lost a legal battle to secure his release, the BBC understands.
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Israelis and Palestinians to meet

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 22:30
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators are due to meet in Jordan on Tuesday, after more than 15 months of deadlock in peace talks.
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Jordan to host Mid-East meeting

Monday, January 2nd 2012, 1:29
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators agree to meet in Jordan this week, after more than a year of deadlock in peace talks.
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US teenager sets climbing record

Sunday, December 25th 2011, 16:05
related countries: United States United States

American teenager Jordan Romero becomes the youngest person to climb to the summit of the highest mountains on each of the seven continents.
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No let-up in unrest across Syria

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 11:01
related countries: Syria Syria

Dozens of people have been killed in clashes in Syria, activists say, as the king of neighbouring Jordan urges President Assad to step down.
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Jordan calls on Assad to resign

Monday, November 14th 2011, 21:28
related countries: Syria Syria

King Abdullah of Jordan tells the BBC that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should step down in the interest of his country.
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New attack on Egypt gas pipeline

Thursday, November 10th 2011, 9:13
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel

Twin blasts strike a pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Israel and Jordan, in the latest of a series of attacks on the export route.
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Jordan-Egypt ferry struck by fire

Thursday, November 3rd 2011, 16:12
related countries: Egypt Egypt

More than 1,200 passengers are evacuated from a ferry that caught fire in the Red Sea, and one Jordanian reportedly dies after jumping overboard.
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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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