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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

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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Hamilton can win title - Jordan

Friday, September 28th 2012, 13:09
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Lewis Hamilton can become world champion again when he joins up with Mercedes, says BBC F1 chief analyst Eddie Jordan.
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Jordan's king endorses media law

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 11:56

King Abdullah of Jordan endorses a new media law governing "electronic publications" which critics say will stifle freedom of expression online.
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VIDEO: Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees

Tuesday, September 11th 2012, 15:44
related countries: Syria Syria

Actress Angelina Jolie visits a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.
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VIDEO: Syrians wed at refugee camp in Jordan

Monday, September 10th 2012, 20:25
related countries: Syria Syria

Life goes on in a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan as a traditional wedding takes place over the weekend.
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Syrian army 'storms border town'

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 18:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Syrian soldiers have stormed Tal Shehab, a town on the Jordanian border which has been a crossing point for refugees, according to activists.
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Jordan in Syria crisis aid plea

Sunday, September 2nd 2012, 1:49
related countries: Syria Syria

Jordan calls for international help to cope with the influx of refugees, as escalating fighting in Syria increases the number of fleeing civilians.
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Simmering anger among Jordan opposition

Friday, August 24th 2012, 15:41

Growing discontent among Jordan's opposition forces
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Paralympian trio to miss Games

Thursday, August 23rd 2012, 15:21

The three members of the Jordanian Paralympian squad facing sex charges have been pulled out of this year's Paralympic Games.
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Bail granted to Paralympian trio

Wednesday, August 22nd 2012, 16:40

The King of Jordan takes a personal interest in the case of three members of the Jordanian Paralympian squad facing sex charges, a court hears.
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Paralympian trio facing charges

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 20:58

Three men from the Jordanian Paralympic squad are charged following allegations of sexual assault in Northern Ireland.
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VIDEO: Learning to play in a refugee camp

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 15:19
related countries: Syria Syria

The BBC's Shaimaa Khalil went to visit the Za'atari refugee in Jordan, where Syrian children have the chance to play again safe from the conflict at home.
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Jordan Paralympic squad arrests

Tuesday, August 21st 2012, 15:15

Three people associated with the Jordanian Paralympic squad are arrested following allegations of indecent assault in County Antrim.
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Jordan's desert camp for Syrian refugees

Monday, July 30th 2012, 1:39
related countries: Syria Syria

Jordan takes action to cope with wave of Syrian refugees
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VIDEO: Jordan opens Syria refugee camp

Sunday, July 29th 2012, 6:37
related countries: Syria Syria

Jordan opens its first official refugee camp for people fleeing across the border from fighting in Syria.
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Jordan Islamists to boycott poll

Friday, July 13th 2012, 10:25

Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has said its political party will boycott this year's early parliamentary polls because of a lack of electoral reforms.
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Jordan to investigate TV fight MP

Monday, July 9th 2012, 22:26

Prosecutors in Jordan open an investigation into a lawmaker who pulled out a gun during a fight with a rival on live television.
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