Jordan

Why Israeli railway plan is controversial
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Why Israeli railway plan is controversial

Extension of line to heart of Jerusalem's Old City condemned by Jordan and environmentalists
19 Feb 2020
Jordan: at least 20 killed in flash flood
This picture shows the site of a bus accident near the Dead Sea in Jordan on October 25, 2018. - Flash floods in Jordan swept away a school bus on October 25, killing at least 17 people, most
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Jordan: at least 20 killed in flash flood

Students and teachers were visiting Dead Sea resort when the waters surged
26 Oct 2018
Jordan protests: what are they about?
Protesters gathered outside the prime minister's office on Sunday to demand his resignation
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Jordan protests: what are they about?

King replaces prime minister in bid to diffuse anti-austerity demonstrations
5 Jun 2018
Elham & Issa: Jewellery with a taste of eastern delight
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Elham & Issa: Jewellery with a taste of eastern delight

Husband and wife team Issa Sabeh and Elham Kalaji share their new collection with Portfolio, as the Jordanian firm comes to the UK
13 Jun 2017
Middle East peace process: are two states the only option?
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Middle East peace process: are two states the only option?

As the chances of a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict fade, few alternatives remain
10 Apr 2015
ISLAMIC STATE: Jordan retaliates for pilot's murder
Jordanian F16 planes from the Royal Air Force
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ISLAMIC STATE: Jordan retaliates for pilot's murder

Fighter jets attack buildings before flying over pilot's village as king joins family for memorial
6 Feb 2015
JORDAN: the state executes two jihadists
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JORDAN: the state executes two jihadists

Region 'on a knife edge' as Jordan takes revenge for Islamic State murder of pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh
4 Feb 2015

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FAILED BOMBER: Why her enemies want to free her
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FAILED BOMBER: Why her enemies want to free her

Islamic State is seeking the release of Sajida al Rishawi, a failed suicide bomber sent by rival group al-Qaeda
29 Jan 2015
Abu Qatada found not guilty of terrorism conspiracy charges
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Abu Qatada found not guilty of terrorism conspiracy charges

After decade-long extradition battle, charges quashed in Jordan due to lack of sufficient evidence
26 Jun 2014