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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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Jordan publishes 'Abu Qatada treaty'

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 9:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The treaty between the UK and Jordan which paves the way for radical cleric Abu Qatada to be deported is officially published in Jordan.
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US troops in Jordan 'a signal to Syria'

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 1:04
related countries: United States United States

Tensions across border keeping US troops in Jordan
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VIDEO: On ground for US-Jordan war games

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 14:19
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Jordan hosts war games that may eventually prepare the way for a military intervention in Syria.
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UK approves Abu Qatada treaty

Friday, June 21st 2013, 18:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The treaty agreed between Britain and Jordan, which is intended to pave the way for the deportation of Abu Qatada, becomes law in the UK.
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Teens in Jordan back honour killings

Thursday, June 20th 2013, 17:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A significant proportion of teenagers in Jordan think that honour killing is morally right, a study by researchers in the UK suggests.
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Abu Qatada treaty endorsed by King

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 12:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The King of Jordan endorses a treaty with the UK, paving the way for the extradition of radical cleric Abu Qatada.
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Jordan to keep US F-16s and Patriots

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 22:38
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: Patriot

The US says it will leave Patriot missiles and F-16 jets in Jordan, amid Russia warnings against imposing a no-fly zone over Syria.
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Russia rejects Syria no-fly zone

Saturday, June 15th 2013, 12:41
related countries: Russia Russia, Syria Syria, United States United States

Russia says any attempt to enforce a no-fly zone over Syria using US fighter jets and missiles operating from Jordan would violate international law.
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