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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

Abu Qatada 'would return to Jordan'

Friday, May 10th 2013, 16:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Radical cleric Abu Qatada will voluntarily return to Jordan if its government ratifies a treaty drawn up with the UK government, his lawyer tells a court.
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Syrian women 'for sale' in Jordan

Friday, May 10th 2013, 6:56
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian refugees resort to short-term paid marriages
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Covert help for Syria's rebels in Jordan

Friday, April 26th 2013, 7:18
related countries: Syria Syria

Evidence that Syrian rebels are receiving training in Jordan
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UK and Jordan sign Abu Qatada treaty

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 19:14

The government has signed a new treaty with Jordan aimed at ensuring that radical cleric Abu Qatada can be deported, Theresa May tells MPs.
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Syrians held over Jordan violence

Sunday, April 21st 2013, 11:36

Eight Syrians at the overcrowded Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan have been arrested on suspicion of inciting violence, say Jordanian officials.
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UN 'broke' as Syria funds run out

Friday, April 5th 2013, 16:59
related countries: Syria Syria

Unicef warns it will soon be unable to provide "life-saving" aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan and other countries as funding runs out.
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Jordanian king swears in government

Saturday, March 30th 2013, 23:04

King Abdullah of Jordan swears in the smallest government in four decades, as PM Abdullah Ensour sets to tackle the budget deficit.
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VIDEO: Has Obama changed US image abroad?

Sunday, March 24th 2013, 4:05
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

President Obama has left Jordan at the end of a four-day trip that also took him on his first official visit to Israel and to meet Palestinian leaders in the occupied West Bank.
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Obama visits ancient ruins of Petra

Saturday, March 23rd 2013, 10:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Petra

US President Barack Obama ends his visit to the Middle East with a trip to the famous ancient ruins of Petra in Jordan.
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VIDEO: Has Obama charmed the Middle East?

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 23:11
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria, United States United States

US President Barack Obama has met Palestinian, Israeli and Jordanian leaders on his visit to the Middle East - with Syria and the stalled peace process key areas under discussion.
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Obama pledges extra $200m to Jordan

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 18:29
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

US President Barack Obama pledges to give Jordan an additional $200m (£131m) to help deal with the growing number of Syrian refugees in the country.
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Jordan's king slams region's leaders

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 14:36
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel, United States United States

Jordan's King Abdullah II says Egypt's President Morsi has "no depth" of understanding of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, in a US interview.
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VIDEO: Syrians looking for work in Jordan

Monday, March 18th 2013, 10:20
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian refugees in Jordan are struggling to look for a way to make a living to support their families
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Charles 'heartbroken' over refugees

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 14:11
related countries: Syria Syria

Prince Charles describes the plight of Syrian refugees as heartbreaking as he tours a camp in Jordan housing people fleeing the two-year conflict.
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VIDEO: Freed UN hostages arrive in Jordan

Sunday, March 10th 2013, 7:44
related countries: Syria Syria

A group of 21 Filipino UN peacekeepers captured by rebels in Syria have arrived in Jordan after being released.
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Freed UN hostages arrive in Jordan

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 22:03
related countries: Syria Syria

A group of 21 Filipino UN peacekeepers captured by rebels in Syria earlier this week arrive in Jordan after being released.
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US arrests Bin Laden 'spokesman'

Friday, March 8th 2013, 9:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Laden

A man described as a spokesman for Osama Bin Laden has been arrested in Jordan and will appear in a New York court on Friday, the US confirms.
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Obama plans visit to Middle East

Tuesday, February 5th 2013, 20:53
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States, West Bank West Bank
related places: White House

Barack Obama is planning his first trip to Israel as US president, in a spring trip that will include the West Bank and Jordan, says the White House.
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Two Philippines hostages released

Sunday, February 3rd 2013, 3:56
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Islamist militants release two Filipino hostages, believed to have been kidnapped last June while working for Jordanian TV, in the southern Philippines.
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