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Jordan's king appoints new PM after protests
Jordan's king appoints new PM after protests
King Abdullah of Jordan, a close United States ally, on Tuesday replaced his prime minister after protests over food prices and poor living...
Iraqi refugees strain the hospitality of Jordan
Iraqi refugees strain the hospitality of Jordan
Yusif Agoub is proud of the fleshy Masgouf fish from the river Euphrates swimming in a tiled pool in his kitchen and the rough Iraqi bread baking...
'Little Iraq' emerges in neighbouring Jordan
'Little Iraq' emerges in neighbouring Jordan
Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis have sought safe haven from the violence at home in neighbouring Jordan, where the influx of migrants has triggered...
UN warns of 'very grave' problems in Iraq
UN warns of 'very grave' problems in Iraq
A top United Nations official warned on Friday of "very grave" humanitarian problems in Iraq, including a lack of food and the internal displacement of more than two million people....
Oxfam: Violence masks humanitarian crisis in Iraq
Oxfam: Violence masks humanitarian crisis in Iraq
Oxfam warned in a report on Monday that unabated violence in Iraq is masking a humanitarian crisis that has worsened since the United States-led...
Iraq warns of war refugee 'humanitarian crisis'
Iraq warns of war refugee 'humanitarian crisis'
Iraq warned of a humanitarian crisis on Thursday as it appealed to the international community to help countries hosting hundreds of thousands of...
Jordanians accused of plot to kill Bush
Jordanians accused of plot to kill Bush
Three suspected Jordanian Islamists appeared in court on Wednesday accused of plotting to assassinate United States President George Bush when he...
Saddam lawyer plans book on president's 'secrets'
Saddam lawyer plans book on president's 'secrets'
Saddam Hussein's Iraqi lawyer said on Friday he will write a book revealing "many secrets" told to him by the executed dictator about the fall of...
Bush praises Iraq leader after talks
Bush praises Iraq leader after talks
United States President George Bush praised Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki as a "strong leader" on Thursday and said he agreed with him that...
Saddam lawyers call for halt to trial
Saddam lawyers call for halt to trial
Saddam Hussein's defence team on Thursday called for a halt to his genocide trial, saying it was a political "farce" to seek revenge against the...
Gunman kills UK tourist, wounds six in Jordan
Gunman kills UK tourist, wounds six in Jordan
A lone gunman opened fire on a group of foreign tourists in the Jordanian capital, Amman, on Monday, killing a British man and wounding six, an...
Jordan editors sentenced to jail over cartoons
Jordan editors sentenced to jail over cartoons
A Jordanian court on Tuesday sentenced to prison two newspaper editors for "attacking religious sentiment" by reprinting cartoons deemed offensive...

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