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July 3, 2015

Syrian-Kurdish refugee children in a camp near Erbil, Iraqi Kurdistan.  (AFP/Safin Hamed)
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A UN report released Thursday urged the international community to address the growing problem of Syrian refugee child laborers, many of whom are exploited to support their families.

June 30, 2015

A woman looks at piles of manga. (AFP/File)
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Representation from the Middle East may have been slim, but the pieces that did win will leave you in awe.

June 29, 2015

The report conflicts with statements made by a Jordanian government spokesman who said King Abdullah had no intention of getting involved in the conflict in Syria. (AFP/File)
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Jordan was said to be mulling the establishment of a humanitarian buffer zone in southern Syria to prevent the entrenchment of extremist militants along its border.
The fence is seen along the Israel-Egypt border 12 miles north of the Red Sea resort of Eilat. (AFP/File)
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The fence running from the Gaza Strip to Eliat will be extended by 18 miles to the Jordanian border.
Hend Sabry has Ramadan Iftar with a Syrian refugee family in Amman. (Albawaba Arabic)
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UN World Food Programme (WFP) Ambassador Against Hunger, Tunisian actress Hend Sabry had one of her Ramadan Iftars with a Syrian refugee family in Jordan.
Diana is in good health after undergoing surgery this week. (Facebook)
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Diana Karazon thanked everyone who asked about her before and after she underwent surgery.

June 28, 2015

'He Named Me Malala'  will be out on 2 October. (Twitter)
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Coming soon: Malala's new documentary co-produced in Abu Dhabi, and American filmmakers' story of Zaatari refugee camp

June 25, 2015

Ramtha is located just a few kilometers from the southern Syrian city of Daraa. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
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Three shells from Syria struck Ramtha, killing a 23-year-old man and injuring three others, including two young girls.
The value of deposits by Jordanians in Swiss banks was sixth among Arabs. (Twitter)
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The Swiss National Bank reports that Arabs had over $46 billion deposited in Swiss banks in 2014.

June 23, 2015

Diana is recovering from a health scare that caused her to be admitted to the hospital this week. (Facebook)
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Jordanian starlet Diana Karazon was admitted to hospital this week.

June 22, 2015

Financial statements showed an upward trajectory at Jordan Dairy Company. (AFP/Jean-Pierre Muller)
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Financial statements showed an upward trajectory at Jordan Dairy Company.

June 21, 2015

The introduction of 4G services and adoption of smart devics will drive more data consumption. (Pixabay)
09:31 GMT
Internet penetration is now at 76 percent in Jordan.
Relax, you’re in Lebanon! Breaking your fast in public here gets you nothing more than dirty looks and an occasional flying slipper. That said, be respectful of your practicing Muslim brothers and sisters and refrain from eating, drinking or smoking in the public areas of Lebanon’s more conservative Muslim communities.
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Ramadan laws can be hard to keep up with. No two countries seem to have the same rules, let alone the same punishments! We broke down the laws for the most popular destinations in the Arab world. What's in, what's out, and what you'll have to do to make amends. It's the Ramadan crackdown countdown!