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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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Uruguay thrash Jordan in World Cup tie

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 17:22
related countries: Brazil Brazil, Uruguay Uruguay
related places: Amman

Uruguay thrash Jordan 5-0 in Amman to take control of their World Cup play-off tie for next year's finals in Brazil.
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VIDEO: Jordan Valley key to mid-east talks

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 15:12

One of the key points for negotiation in the Middle East peace talks is the fate of the fertile Jordan Valley, where both parties have strong interests.
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Why fate of Jordan Valley is key to MidEast peace deal

Wednesday, November 6th 2013, 0:59

Why Israel and Palestinians both want control of Jordan Valley
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Syrians 'denied entry into Jordan'

Thursday, October 31st 2013, 8:00
related countries: Syria Syria

Hundreds of people fleeing the civil war in Syria are being turned back at the border with Jordan and other countries, says Amnesty International.
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VIDEO: Jordan's $1bn desalination plan

Saturday, October 12th 2013, 15:12

The Jordanian government is planning to tackle the country's lack of water with a number of desalination plants.
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VIDEO: Pressure on Jordan as Syrians flee

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 6:26
related countries: Syria Syria

Unemployment and rising living costs are putting pressure on local populations in some areas of Jordan as thousands of refugees enter the country from neighbouring Syria.
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VIDEO: Syrians in Jordan urging US strike

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 3:58
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The BBC's Yolande Knell has been to Zaatari Camp in Jordan to speak to Syrians about their opinions on possible US military action.
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VIDEO: Massive city of Syrian refugees

Friday, August 9th 2013, 10:11
related countries: Syria Syria

Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan is home to more than 120,000 migrants who've fled the conflict in neighbouring Syria. The camp has grown so big it has an internal economy all of its own
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VIDEO: Art helps young Syrian refugees

Wednesday, July 24th 2013, 19:54
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

A project set up by an American artist is helping Syrian children in the Zataari refugee camp in Jordan to overcome memories of the violence and suffering they witnessed and experienced back home.
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Abu Qatada refused bail in Jordan

Sunday, July 21st 2013, 13:07
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Jordanian military court refuses bail to radical Islamist cleric Abu Qatada, who faces terrorism charges after his deportation from the UK.
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Arab League backs Kerry peace plan

Wednesday, July 17th 2013, 21:05
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States
related places: Kerry

The Arab League endorses John Kerry's efforts to restart peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, as the US secretary of state visits Jordan.
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Abu Qatada deported from Britain

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 20:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Radical cleric Abu Qatada is held in a high security jail near the Jordanian capital Amman, after being deported from the UK.
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