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Amman Jordan

A Forgotten Refugee From Iraq -- Living Simply, Strongly and Generously in the Face of Alexa and Fireworks!

Nimati Emam | Posted 03.15.2014 | World
Nimati Emam

Her name is Um Mohammad. I don't know what her real name is. At the first glance in front of her house which is basically a tent in Amman, you'd think...

You'll Really Want To Visit Jordan After Reading This

AP | AMIR BIBAWY | Posted 02.17.2014 | Travel

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — If you are keen on getting your Middle Eastern fix of ancient sites, sun, mint tea, and falafel, the Arab Spring may have chall...

Jon Stewart Hanging Out With Locals In Jordan

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy

It's not often that Jordanians have an American celebrity in their own backyard. So when Jon Stewart announced that he was to spend the summer in Amma...

364 Days Until My War in Iraq is Over

Donna Gorman | Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents
Donna Gorman

Our youngest, 5-year-old Ainsley, snuck into our bedroom last night, threw her arms around her daddy and said, "I don't want you to die in Baghdad, daddy."

PHOTOS: Foster + Partners' New Airport Terminal

Posted 03.22.2013 | Travel

Thursday marked the opening of Foster + Partners' new terminal at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. In a continual effort to take ...

PHOTOS: Dining In Amman

Sarah Dajani | Posted 11.15.2012 | Travel
Sarah Dajani

I never imagined that I would be sending food dispatches from the city of seven hills, this quiet town of sand-colored buildings and salty seas. But that, my friends, is what we food-treasure hunters, gatherers of gourmet gems, call a challenge.

A Christian Jordanian Sues for Her Rights. Will Others Follow?

Natasha Tynes | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Natasha Tynes

What makes this story remarkable is not the fact that Vivian Salameh sued her employer. It is the fact that a Christian Jordanian vocally criticized an issue that is related to the country's major religion: Islam.

Defining Democracy

Rana F. Sweis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rana F. Sweis

The fifth Parliamentary elections will be held in Jordan this November. It is difficult to see signs of true reform in this year's elections and I hope that Jordanians will look beyond the banners that dress the city.

Israeli killed, 34 hurt, in bus crash in Jordan

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

One Israeli was killed, and over 30 were injured on Friday as an Israeli tourist bus overturned near the Jordanian capital of Amman. ......

"An Ugly Peace: What has changed in Iraq," first in a two-part series by Nir Rosen, Boston Review

Pulitzer Center. | Pulitzer Center | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In December 2008 I flew Royal Jordanian from Amman to Iraq's southern city of Basra....

CNN Reporter Turned Princess Starts Jordanian J-School

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Princess Rym's advice to young journalists today is: "Be persistent. Don't take no for an answer. Remember why you're doing this. It's not about you, it's about the story."

Iraqi Refugee Problem Persists | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

by Sheri Fink, ProPublica - Despite the relatively good news coming from Iraq, experts testifying at a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing yesterday...