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Father urges IS to free Jordan pilot

Thursday, December 25th 2014, 15:14
related countries: Syria Syria

The father of a Jordanian pilot seized by Islamic State in Syria pleads with the militants to treat his son as a "guest" and release him.
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VIDEO: Islamic State captures Jordanian pilot

Thursday, December 25th 2014, 0:52
related countries: Syria Syria

Islamic state militants have captured a Jordanian pilot after his fighter jet crashed in Syria, Jordan's military has confirmed.
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Jordan plane 'not shot down by IS'

Wednesday, December 24th 2014, 21:54
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The Jordanian air force plane that crashed in Syria was not shot down by Islamic State militants, the US says.
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Jordan ends death penalty moratorium

Sunday, December 21st 2014, 9:13

Jordan executes 11 men convicted of murder, ending a eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.
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Palestinian peace plan put before UN

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 13:35
related countries: Israel Israel

A draft resolution setting out a Palestinian timetable for a peace deal with Israel is submitted to the UN Security Council by Jordan.
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Islamic State crisis: Jordan's battle on two fronts

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014, 15:59

Jordan facing Islamic State threat inside and outside its borders
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Kerry sees progress on Jerusalem row

Thursday, November 13th 2014, 22:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Jerusalem

US Secretary of State John Kerry says steps have been agreed at talks in Jordan to lower tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.
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Liverpool 2-1 West Bromwich Albion

Saturday, October 4th 2014, 17:22

Adam Lallana and Jordan Henderson score as Liverpool beat West Brom to record their first Premier League win since August.
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Florida music row killer guilty

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 21:41

Michael Dunn is found guilty in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis, a teenager shot during a row over loud music at a petrol station in Florida.
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Abu Qatada cleared of terror charges

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 11:42

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada is freed from prison after a Jordanian court rules there was insufficient evidence to convict him of terrorism offences.
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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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