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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

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Prince Ali bin al Hussein's bid to 'clean up' FIFA

FIFA is set to elect a new president on the 26th of February amid the worst crisis in its history. Rocked by a series of corruption scandals over the

FIFA is set to elect a new president on the 26th of February amid the worst crisis in its history. Rocked by a series of corruption scandals over the

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Netanyahu pledges to protect Israel 'from predatory animals'

The whole of Israel will ultimately be fenced off for its own protection, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed. Inspecting the construction of

The whole of Israel will ultimately be fenced off for its own protection, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed. Inspecting the construction of

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UK berates Russia ahead of Donors' Conference on Syria

Ahead of the London Donors’ Conference on Syria, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond visited the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. The conference

Ahead of the London Donors’ Conference on Syria, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond visited the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. The conference

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"Theeb" a story of survival in the Jordanian desert

The first feature film by Naji Abu Nowar is an adventure film. It is a story of revenge and survival in the Jordanian desert. The action revolves

The first feature film by Naji Abu Nowar is an adventure film. It is a story of revenge and survival in the Jordanian desert. The action revolves

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Setting emergency standards for aid and education

This edition of Learning World looks at crisis education, and crisis management; two schools, two approaches to tackling disasters professionally

This edition of Learning World looks at crisis education, and crisis management; two schools, two approaches to tackling disasters professionally

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UN chief visits Zaatari Camp in Jordan

Mogens Lykketoft, President of United Nations General Assembly, visits the Zaatari camp, Jordan. Lykketoft said the purpose of his visit is to get

Mogens Lykketoft, President of United Nations General Assembly, visits the Zaatari camp, Jordan. Lykketoft said the purpose of his visit is to get

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Jordanian police academy killer on a journey to 'paradise or hell'

Thousands of mourners have attended the funeral of a Jordanian police captain who shot dead five people at police training centre. Two of the

Thousands of mourners have attended the funeral of a Jordanian police captain who shot dead five people at police training centre. Two of the