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Competitors join in on ridiculing United Airlines

United Airlines have been the subject of much public ridicule in recent weeks, now even some competitors are getting in on the action.

United Airlines have been the subject of much public ridicule in recent weeks, now even some competitors are getting in on the action.

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Trump concludes: 'The world is a mess,' after King of Jordan meeting

The situation in the Middle East was the main topic of discussion when Donald Trump welcomed Jordan’s King Abdullah to the White House on Wednesday ( April 5 .

The situation in the Middle East was the main topic of discussion when Donald Trump welcomed Jordan’s King Abdullah to the White House on Wednesday ( April 5 .

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Israeli-Palestinian conflict top of agenda at Arab leader's summit

The 21 kings, presidents and top officials gathered on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, with a clear view of the Israeli-occupied West Bank on the opposite shore.

The 21 kings, presidents and top officials gathered on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea, with a clear view of the Israeli-occupied West Bank on the opposite shore.

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Suspected car bombing in Jordan refugee camp

At least four people are dead after an explosion in a refugee camp in Jordan on the border with Syria.

At least four people are dead after an explosion in a refugee camp in Jordan on the border with Syria.

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Jordan police seize 'arms and explosives' after Karak terror attack

Jordanian authorities say they’ve seized weapons and explosives from a house used to plan terrorist attacks which led to ten people being killed on Sunday.

Jordanian authorities say they’ve seized weapons and explosives from a house used to plan terrorist attacks which led to ten people being killed on Sunday.

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Canadian tourist among several killed in Jordan castle shooting

A Canadian female tourist is among at least ten people killed in a shootout between gunmen and security officials in and around a medieval castle in southern Jordan, authorities…

A Canadian female tourist is among at least ten people killed in a shootout between gunmen and security officials in and around a medieval castle in southern Jordan, authorities…

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Goodwill Ambassador Liam Neeson

Sitting on the floor of a community center courtyard with two dozen teens, global movie star, actor Liam Neeson listened attentively as young Syrian refugees – who may not have known of his fame – sha

Sitting on the floor of a community center courtyard with two dozen teens, global movie star, actor Liam Neeson listened attentively as young Syrian refugees – who may not have known of his fame – sha

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Jordanian female plumbers aim to get more women into work

Maryam Mutlaq and 29 classmates are now qualified plumbers.Only 14% of women in Jordan work, but Maryam and her classmates don't see why.

Maryam Mutlaq and 29 classmates are now qualified plumbers.Only 14% of women in Jordan work, but Maryam and her classmates don't see why.

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More than 1000 attend funeral of slain Jordanian writer

Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.

Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.

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Jordan: Christian writer on trial for cartoon mocking ISIL is shot dead

Jordanian Christian writer Nahed Hattar was shot dead on Sunday outside the courthouse where he was standing trial on charges of contempt of religion.

Jordanian Christian writer Nahed Hattar was shot dead on Sunday outside the courthouse where he was standing trial on charges of contempt of religion.

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Muslim Brotherhood is back as Jordan goes to the polls

The people of Jordan are voting in parliamentary elections under a new system which it is claimed shows the pro-Western monarchy is bringing in democratic…

The people of Jordan are voting in parliamentary elections under a new system which it is claimed shows the pro-Western monarchy is bringing in democratic…

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Syrian speak out ahead UN refugee summit

As the UN General Assembly prepares to host a high-level summit to address the refugee and migrant crisis, the reality for the millions of Syrians who have fled the country since 2011 is one of frustr

As the UN General Assembly prepares to host a high-level summit to address the refugee and migrant crisis, the reality for the millions of Syrians who have fled the country since 2011 is one of frustr

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Abu Ghaush treated to a hero's welcome

Jordan’s first ever Olympic medalist Abu Ghaush was treated to a hero’s welcome as he arrived back home on Tuesday night.

Jordan’s first ever Olympic medalist Abu Ghaush was treated to a hero’s welcome as he arrived back home on Tuesday night.

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Suspect arrested after deadly attack on Jordan refugee camp

At least five people have been killed in an assault on a security office in the Baqaa refugee camp outside the Jordanian capital.

At least five people have been killed in an assault on a security office in the Baqaa refugee camp outside the Jordanian capital.

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Action by European states to welcome refugees from Syria and Iraq

The tide of refugees from Syria and Iraq and the possible effect on European states was a subject examined by many television channels. Spanish

The tide of refugees from Syria and Iraq and the possible effect on European states was a subject examined by many television channels. Spanish

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Jordan's Queen Rania questions EU migration deal with Turkey

More than 300 migrants have been rescued from boats in the Mediterranean by the medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières. The group have been taken

More than 300 migrants have been rescued from boats in the Mediterranean by the medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières. The group have been taken

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Jordan: Bad weather forces closure of iconic Petra ruins

The ancient ruins of Petra in Jordan have been closed to visitors, amid fears of flash floods and rock slides. Braving bad weather, tourists visited

The ancient ruins of Petra in Jordan have been closed to visitors, amid fears of flash floods and rock slides. Braving bad weather, tourists visited