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Jordan hangs 11 after lifting execution ban
Execution at dawn of eleven convicted criminals ends Jordan's informal eight-year moratorium on the death penalty.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2014 08:42 GMT
Women 'punished' for marrying non-Jordanians
Marrying non-Jordanian men has put Jordanian women and their children in dangerous and costly situations.
Last updated: 20 Dec 2014 07:26 GMT
Kerry heads to Italy for Palestine talks
US secretary of state to meet Benjamin Netanyahu in Rome to try to revive talks on Palestinian statehood.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2014 07:18 GMT
Scavenging for a living in Jordan
Amid Syrian refugee influx, Jordan is facing a conundrum over how to support its own impoverished residents.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2014 09:28 GMT
Jordan wages war against ISIL at home
Arrests target social media users who express objection to Jordan's participation in US-led air campaign against ISIL.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2014 08:24 GMT
Iraq's Christian refugees linger in Jordan
Thousands of Iraqi Christians who fled from ISIL face increasing financial hardships as they await resettlement.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 09:33 GMT
Yemen hostage's family makes video appeal
Father and sister of US photojournalist Luke Somers being held captive by al-Qaeda appeal for his safe return.
Last updated: 06 Dec 2014 07:03 GMT
Amnesty slams apathy towards Syrian refugees
Rights group criticises wealthy countries, particularly Gulf states, over their "pitiful" efforts to take in refugees.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2014 11:08 GMT
World War One Through Arab Eyes
One hundred years after the Ottomans joined the war, this three-part series tells the story from an Arab perspective.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2014 08:42 GMT
UN runs out of money to feed Syrian refugees
World Food Programme suspends voucher scheme, saying $64m needed to secure rations for 1.7 million refugees in December.
Last updated: 02 Dec 2014 00:13 GMT
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