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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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VIDEO: Chariot racing like a gladiator in Jordan

Monday, April 11th 2011, 7:42

Rajan Datar unleashes his inner gladiator and learns the art of chariot racing in the ancient Roman city of Jerash in Jordan.
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Amman clashes leave one man dead

Friday, March 25th 2011, 18:57
related places: Amman

A man dies after Jordanian security forces use batons and spray water to disperse a clash between pro-monarchy and pro-reform demonstrators in Amman.
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Clashes at Jordanian protest camp

Friday, March 25th 2011, 4:29
related places: Amman

Supporters of Jordan's government clash with protesters setting up a camp in the capital Amman to demand political reforms.
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Clashes erupt at Jordan protest

Friday, February 18th 2011, 14:19
related places: Amman

Jordanian protesters fight with government supporters in Amman, where crowds had gathered after Friday prayers to demand political reform.
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New Jordan cabinet after protests

Thursday, February 10th 2011, 10:59
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Tunisia Tunisia

King Abdullah of Jordan swears in a new cabinet after nationwide protests inspired by the unrest in Tunisia and Egypt.
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Jordan tribes critical of queen

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 22:50

Leaders of Jordan's tribes criticise Queen Rania and urge King Abdullah to end what they say is her interference in politics.
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Jordan names new PM amid protests

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 22:04

King Abdullah of Jordan has dismissed his cabinet and appointed a new prime minister amid large street protests.
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Jordan names new PM amid protest

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 20:13

King Abdullah of Jordan sacks his government and appoints a new PM charged with carrying out reform, as protests continue.
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Jordan rally targets government

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 1:13

More than 5,000 people have rally in Jordan to protest over economic policy and call for the prime minister to resign.
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Epiphany assembly on Jordan banks

Tuesday, January 18th 2011, 6:47

Thousands of Orthodox Christian pilgrims gather for Epiphany on the banks of the River Jordan, a sensitive military and environmental site.
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Floods boy saves brother's life

Thursday, January 13th 2011, 15:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Jordan Rice, 13 year old boy from Australia lost his life in floods after he urged emergency services to save his brother
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Riots quelled in Jordanian town

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 16:47

Jordanian police say they have restored order in the southern city of Maan, after two days of anti-government riots there.
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Jordan probes football stampede

Saturday, December 11th 2010, 10:44
related places: Amman

An investigation is launched in Jordan after clashes and a stampede at a football match in the capital Amman leave 250 people injured.
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Classy France expose poor England

Wednesday, November 17th 2010, 21:56
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Sunderland, Wembley

France outplay England at Wembley as goals from Karim Benzema and Mathieu Valbuena earn them a 2-1 win in the friendly international.
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Jordan loyalists sweep election

Wednesday, November 10th 2010, 15:29

Pro-government candidates win the majority of seats in Jordan's parliament, in a poll marked by violence and an opposition boycott.
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Jordanian election doubts raised

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 9:04

Human Rights Watch calls on Jordan to "respect the right to free expression" in the run up to next month's general election.
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Man jailed for Dallas bomb plot

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 21:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dallas

A US court sentences a Jordanian man to 24 years in prison for trying to blow up a skyscraper in Dallas.
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