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Abu Qatada released from prison

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 14:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is released on bail after a UK court ruled he might not get a fair trial if deported to Jordan to face terrorism charges.
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Clegg 'determined' on Abu Qatada

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 11:02

Nick Clegg says the government is "absolutely determined" to deport Muslim cleric Abu Qatada, as the terrorism suspect is due to be released.
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Vaz urges action over Qatada case

Monday, November 12th 2012, 23:02

Tuesday's release of Muslim cleric Abu Qatada on bail after he won an appeal against deportation is "farcical" and ministers must work with Jordan to overturn the decision, MP Keith Vaz says.
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Abu Qatada wins deportation case

Monday, November 12th 2012, 17:46

Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is to be released on bail after winning his appeal against deportation, but the government says it will "seek leave to appeal".
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Souness tips Jordan for Scotland

Monday, November 12th 2012, 12:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Liverpool

Former Rangers and Liverpool boss Graeme Souness believes Joe Jordan should be the next Scotland manager.
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Abu Qatada deportation ruling due

Monday, November 12th 2012, 1:35

Judges are to rule on whether the radical cleric, Abu Qatada, can be deported to Jordan where he is accused of plotting bomb attacks.
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Jordan's ex-spy chief sentenced

Sunday, November 11th 2012, 10:36

Jordan's former intelligence chief, Mohammed al-Dahabi, is jailed for embezzlement amid an anti-corruption drive responding to street protests.
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Syrians choose war over refugee camp

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 13:35

Syrians make hard choice to leave Jordanian refugee camp
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Jordan's jihadists drawn to Syria conflict

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 0:01
related countries: Syria Syria

How Syria conflict is drawing in militant Islamists from Jordan
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Jordan at edge of political conflict

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 23:58

Election pushes Jordan towards political conflict and instability
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Tourists die in Jordan bus crash

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 21:06
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Four Belgian tourists are killed and six seriously injured in a coach accident in central Jordan, Belgium's foreign ministry says.
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Jordanian killed at Syrian border

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 14:13
related countries: Syria Syria

A Jordanian soldier has been killed on the border with Syria by militants attempting to join the fighting there, say Jordanian officials.
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Jordan 'uncovers al-Qaeda plot'

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 21:38

The authorities in Jordan say they have arrested 11 militants alleged to have planned attacks on Western diplomats and shopping centres.
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Jordan sets early election date

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 17:25

Jordan's electoral commission announces that early parliamentary elections will be held on 23 January, amid calls by the opposition for a boycott.
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New Jordanian government sworn in

Friday, October 12th 2012, 10:49
related places: Amman

Thousands of people begin gathering in Jordan's capital Amman amid a large police presence to call for faster political reforms.
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UK called for Abu Qatada pardon

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 18:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government asked the Jordanian authorities to consider pardoning radical cleric Abu Qatada, it emerges in court.
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Abu Qatada begins 'final' appeal

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 0:09

Radical cleric Abu Qatada is launching what could be his last appeal against deportation to Jordan.
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Commons called up to Scots squad

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 14:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Blackburn

Kris Commons is called up by Scotland after ankle injuries force Jordan Rhodes and Robert Snodgrass to withdraw.
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Jordan protests after poll call

Friday, October 5th 2012, 14:09

Thousands of people begin gathering in Jordan's capital Amman amid a large police presence to call for faster political reforms.
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Jordan king calls early elections

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 20:19

Jordan's king dissolves parliament, paving the way for early elections, on the eve of a major rally planned to demand reforms.
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