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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

Tourists die in Jordan bus crash

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 21:06
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Four Belgian tourists are killed and six seriously injured in a coach accident in central Jordan, Belgium's foreign ministry says.
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Jordanian killed at Syrian border

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 14:13
related countries: Syria Syria

A Jordanian soldier has been killed on the border with Syria by militants attempting to join the fighting there, say Jordanian officials.
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Jordan 'uncovers al-Qaeda plot'

Sunday, October 21st 2012, 21:38

The authorities in Jordan say they have arrested 11 militants alleged to have planned attacks on Western diplomats and shopping centres.
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Jordan sets early election date

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 17:25

Jordan's electoral commission announces that early parliamentary elections will be held on 23 January, amid calls by the opposition for a boycott.
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New Jordanian government sworn in

Friday, October 12th 2012, 10:49
related places: Amman

Thousands of people begin gathering in Jordan's capital Amman amid a large police presence to call for faster political reforms.
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UK called for Abu Qatada pardon

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 18:48
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British government asked the Jordanian authorities to consider pardoning radical cleric Abu Qatada, it emerges in court.
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Abu Qatada begins 'final' appeal

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 0:09

Radical cleric Abu Qatada is launching what could be his last appeal against deportation to Jordan.
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Commons called up to Scots squad

Tuesday, October 9th 2012, 14:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Blackburn

Kris Commons is called up by Scotland after ankle injuries force Jordan Rhodes and Robert Snodgrass to withdraw.
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Jordan protests after poll call

Friday, October 5th 2012, 14:09

Thousands of people begin gathering in Jordan's capital Amman amid a large police presence to call for faster political reforms.
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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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