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VIDEO: Journalists destroy desk in TV row

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 9:19
related countries: Syria Syria

A Jordanian television discussion on the crisis on Syria has descended into chaos, with the participants destroying part of the set.
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Jordan 'targets vehicles from Syria'

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 13:49
related countries: Syria Syria

Jordanian warplanes have targeted and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the border from Syria, the Jordanian military says.
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Jordanian envoy kidnapped in Libya

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 21:38
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Masked gunmen kidnap Jordan's ambassador to Libya in the capital, Tripoli, in an attack that left his driver wounded, officials say.
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Watson wins second Masters title

Sunday, April 13th 2014, 23:24
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United States United States
related places: Masters

American Bubba Watson clinches his second Green Jacket in three years by winning the 78th Masters at Augusta.
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Watson and Spieth hold Masters lead

Saturday, April 12th 2014, 23:35

Former champion Bubba Watson and debutant Jordan Spieth take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Masters.
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VIDEO: Riot in Jordan camp leaves one dead

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 16:55
related countries: Syria Syria

A Syrian refugee has died and many others have been wounded in a riot in the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan which is home to 106,000 people.
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Deadly clash in Syrian refugee camp

Sunday, April 6th 2014, 14:03
related countries: Syria Syria

At least one person is reported killed and dozens hurt in a riot at Jordan's Zaatari camp, home to some 106,000 refugees from Syria's war.
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Jordan's 'forgotten' urban refugees from Syria

Friday, March 21st 2014, 12:52
related countries: Syria Syria

'Forgotten' plight of Syrians outside Jordan's refugee camps
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VIDEO: Syria rebels 'free prison inmates'

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 3:36
related countries: Syria Syria

Rebel fighters have taken control of a jail outside the city of Daraa near the border with Jordan, according to Syrian activists.
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Israeli 'regret' over judge's death

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 19:59
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel expresses regret over the death of a Palestinian-Jordanian judge at a border crossing on Monday, saying the incident will be investigated.
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Palestinian-Jordanian shot at border

Monday, March 10th 2014, 18:55
related countries: Israel Israel

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian-Jordanian man who tried to grab one of their rifles at a border crossing with Jordan, Israeli officials say.
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Jihadist way of life in Jordan

Tuesday, February 18th 2014, 2:16

The father and son living as part of Jordan's secretive jihadists
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Israel removes Jordan Valley protest

Friday, February 7th 2014, 16:53
related countries: Israel Israel

Israel's removal of a protest camp and a rise in Palestinian property demolitions highlight sensitivity over the Jordan Valley.
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VIDEO: Syrian refugees' impact on Jordan

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 19:27
related countries: Syria Syria

Leana Hosea reports on the impact of Syrian refugees on neighbouring Jordan.
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Spieth moves into Torrey Pines lead

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 8:41

Jordan Spieth shoots a nine-under par 63 to take the lead after two rounds of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
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VIDEO: Jordan's 'first' female carpenter

Sunday, December 29th 2013, 8:47

Jordan's first professional female carpenter Aida Al Qurna hopes to inspire women to take on more traditionally male-dominated jobs in her country.
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Abu Qatada defiant in Jordan court

Wednesday, December 25th 2013, 0:07

Palestinian-Jordanian radical cleric Abu Qatada takes a defiant stance as his trial on terrorism charges resumes in the Jordanian capital.
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Abu Qatada denies terror charges

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 13:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Radical cleric Abu Qatada denies terror charges at a Jordanian court, and complains the presence of a military judge means he is being denied a fair trial.
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Trial date set for cleric Abu Qatada

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 11:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The trial of radical cleric Abu Qatada, deported from the UK, is to begin in Jordan next week, his lawyer says.
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Uruguay clinch final World Cup place

Thursday, November 21st 2013, 3:23
related countries: Uruguay Uruguay

Uruguay become the last nation to book their spot at the 2014 World Cup finals with a 5-0 aggregate win against Jordan.
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