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VIDEO: Joy in court as Abu Qatada is cleared

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 9:29

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is expected to be released 'within hours' after a Jordanian court ruled there was insufficient evidence against him.
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Islamic State finds fertile ground in Jordan

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 8:40

Jihadist says strikes will boost support for IS in Jordan
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Arab Bank liable in terror attacks

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 21:37
related countries: United States United States

A US jury finds Jordan-based Arab Bank liable for providing material support to Hamas, ruling the bank must provide victims of two dozen terrorist attacks with compensation.
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Switzerland 0-2 England

Monday, September 8th 2014, 21:33
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

England begin their Euro 2016 qualification campaign with a win in Switzerland thanks to two goals from Danny Welbeck.
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Abu Qatada condemns reporter killings

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 10:23
related countries: United States United States

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatad condemns the beheading of two US journalists by Islamic State militants while speaking to reporters during a terrorism case trial in Jordan.
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Palestinians from Syria 'unwelcome'

Thursday, August 7th 2014, 14:07
related countries: Syria Syria

Jordan is turning away Palestinian refugees fleeing Syria in violation of international law, Human Rights Watch says in a new report.
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Business booms at Jordan's Zaatari camp

Wednesday, July 30th 2014, 0:06
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
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Iraq's refugees stuck in Jordan aid limbo

Tuesday, July 15th 2014, 0:15
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Iraqi refugees faced with surviving on handouts in Jordan
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Abu Qatada not guilty of terror plot

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 13:03

Radical Muslim preacher Abu Qatada is found not guilty of terrorism offences by a court in Jordan, over an alleged plot in 1998.
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Iraq 'loses western border control'

Monday, June 23rd 2014, 4:28
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Iraq's government loses control of its western borders after Sunni militants seize crossings into Syria and Jordan, reports say.
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Syria refugees vote in election

Wednesday, May 28th 2014, 18:45
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria

Syrian refugees in Lebanon and Jordan are being given the chance to vote on Wednesday in the presidential election due to be held on 3 June.
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Jordan and Syria expel envoys in row

Monday, May 26th 2014, 17:47
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Jordan expels the Syrian ambassador over "repeated insults" and Syria responds by ejecting the Jordanian charge d'affaires to Damascus.
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Pope praises Jordan as tour begins

Saturday, May 24th 2014, 15:13
related countries: Israel Israel, West Bank West Bank

Pope Francis praises Jordan for its "generous welcome" to Syrian refugees at the start of a three-day visit to the Middle East.
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Jordan envoy free after Libya kidnap

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 13:44
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

Jordan's ambassador to Libya, Fawaz al-Itan, is freed after being abducted by masked gunmen in the capital, Tripoli, last month.
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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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