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Is Jordan likely to change 'sexist' nationality law?
Is Jordan likely to change 'sexist' nationality law?
A petition circulating on social media calling for Jordan's controversial nationality law to be abolished is likely to be refused in parliament,...
Slice of Life: "People like telling their problems to strangers"
Slice of Life: "People like telling their problems to strangers"
Opening my first barbershop – in Johannesburg’s Melville – was the best feeling. It’s like having your first baby; it was a very happy...
[Slideshow]Water: Daily use in families around the world
[Slideshow]Water: Daily use in families around the world
Photographer Ashley Gilbertson photographed families in seven different countries for Unicef, documenting their comparative daily water use.
Pilot's death snaps Jordan out of torpor
Pilot's death snaps Jordan out of torpor
Before the savage death of their downed pilot, many Jordanians worried that their role in fighting the Islamic State could bring the region's woes...
Jordan executes jihadists in retaliation for Isis murder
Jordan executes jihadists in retaliation for Isis murder
Jordan executed two jihadists on death row at dawn on Wednesday after vowing an "earth-shattering" response to avenge the burning alive of one...
Jordanian pilot captured by Isis after aircraft brought down over Syria
Jordanian pilot captured by Isis after aircraft brought down over Syria
Islamic State (Isis) fighters took a Jordanian pilot prisoner after his warplane came down in northeast Syria on Wednesday, the first captive taken...
Syrian deluge hits Jordan’s schools
Syrian deluge hits Jordan’s schools
As the Jordanian national anthem blares from a crackling loudspeaker, ­followed by a song in honour of King Abdullah, ­hundreds of girls in...
[Slideshow]Syrian refugee: 'I want the life I had back'
[Slideshow]Syrian refugee: 'I want the life I had back'
Two photographers travelled to Jordan to capture Syrian refugees with messages on their bodies expressing thoughts on the conflict in their country.
Syrians struggle in cramped Jordanian refugee camp
Syrians struggle in cramped Jordanian refugee camp
Nasim Abu Zaid's youngest son was born into terror, his first 17 months distinguished by the sound of shelling and shooting. Three months from...
Egypt's gas pipeline hit with another explosion
Egypt's gas pipeline hit with another explosion
An explosion on Monday hit a pipeline which supplies Egyptian gas to Israel and Jordan, marking the 14th such attack since 2011, security officials...
EU ponders debt relief as a 'signal of change' for Arab states
EU ponders debt relief as a 'signal of change' for Arab states
European governments have opened the way for a radical offer of "debt relief" for Arab North African and Middle Eastern neighbours, EU and...

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