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July 24, 2017

Ayesha (not her real name), a new mother from Syria, waits by one of her twins in Neo-Natal care unit in the MSF Mother And Child Hospital in Irbid, Jordan.
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Médecins Sans Frontières runs a maternity hospital in Irbid, North Jordan, where thousands of Syrian
A Jordanian was killed, and another was injured along with an Israeli man on Sunday in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)
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The shooting incident took place on Sunday at the Israeli embassy in Jordan

July 23, 2017

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Jordan's Al-Faisaly defeated Egypt's Al-Ahly on Saturday 1-0 in the Arab Football Club Championship.

July 20, 2017

Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum. (Zeina Barhoum)
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The Arab world's first ever opera festival began on an auspicious note last night when Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum's "La Traviata" made magic.
Maarek Sami Tawayha shot dead three US Special Forces instructors outside the King Faisal Airbase in Jafer, Maan, some 300km south of Amman, on November 4. (twitter)
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Hundreds from the defendant’s tribe, the Hweitat, drove from Maan to Amman to protest the court’s verdict and called for their family member's release.

July 19, 2017

Ola Al Fares: A lawyer, a journalist and a superstar. (Facebook)
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We're all a bit jealous, aren't we?

July 18, 2017

Jordan Karate Federation logo
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The Asian Karate Federation has announced that Jordan will host the next Asian Karate Championships from July 10-15 in 2018, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
AFP: A picture taken on July 17, 2017, shows the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, after Palestinian Muslim worshippers refused to enter the compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities which include metal detectors and cameras.
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Can the people of Jerusalem — the living, breathing city, not just a city of heritage — ever live in peace without a clear definition of the management of holy space in Jerusalem?
Activist and feminist Zuleikha Abu Risheh expressed her disapproval of the new regulations. “We are banging our heads on the wall with this useless government and the regulations it issues.” (shutterstock)
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Jordan attempts to tighten regulations as former minister puts rate of early marriages at 13%.

July 17, 2017

In some mosques, local residents volunteer to lead prayers, but without the salary an imam is usually paid, the source added. (AFP)
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Only half of all mosques in Jordan have Imams.
Ola Al Fares is an inspiration for girls worldwide, for her academic and journalistic success as well as her style. (Facebook: علا الفارس Ola Alfares)
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You can't deny it, the Middle East is at the forefront of what's stylish and trendy.
Jordanian soldier who shot three US military trainers last November sentenced to life imprisonment. (file/photo)
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Jordanian Soldier who shot three US military trainers has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
The demonstrators have staged over 75 sit-ins in various parts of the country since the late Nimeh Habashneh started the campaign on Facebook in 2009. (AFP)
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Jordanian women protest for rights of women married to foreigners.

July 16, 2017

A view of the Ayla Golf Course in Aqaba (Photo: Ayla Golf Course)
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The MENA Golf Tour — an initiative launched by the Shaikh Maktoum Golf Foundation — will for the first time include Jordan’s Ayla Golf Championship in Aqaba...

July 13, 2017

Tillerson's trip to Saudi Arabia failed to reach any fruitful consensus despite Qatar signing a memorandum of understanding with the US on combating terrorism. (AFP)
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Tillerson's unexpected return to Doha comes after Wednesday's talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman failed to end a blockade on Qatar.

Easy Taxi withdrew the ad and issued an apology on its official Facebook page on Wednesday. (twitter)
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Easy Taxi/Jordan recently placed a billboard in several areas in Jordan showing a young man showing off his muscular legs, apparently in a bid to convince a taxi driver to stop and collect him.