Tag archive for ‘Jordan’
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By nsnbc On Saturday, August 12th, 2017

13 zoo animals from Syria evacuated to wildlife reserve in Jordan

nsnbc : Thirteen animals from a zoo in Aleppo, Syria, were evacuated to a wildlife reserve in Jordan were they can stay in less stressful conditions. Five lions, two tigers, two bears, two hyenas and two dogs were More...

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan skips rope with students at the School of Peace at a internally displaced peoples site in the Lake Region, Chad. She visited the conflict-affected region in April 2017. UNICEF/Sokhin
By nsnbc On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

UNICEF appoints 19 year-old Syrian refugee and education activist as Goodwill Ambassador

nsnbc : The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has appointed the 19-year-old Muzoon Almellehan, who has been advocating girl’s right to education since she fled from Syria in 2013, as its newest More...

Moshe Dayan (L) in 1967. Tom Pearlman, Jr. via Wikimedia Commons
By nsnbc On Monday, June 5th, 2017

Israel’s victory in the Six-Day War was a model of wartime media strategy

James Rodgers (TC) : Reporting on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is the ultimate challenge in international news. It demands a thick skin. In no other field of international diplomacy are journalists’ words More...

Beneficiary photo: Hanan, UNRWA microfinance recipient, Jaramana camp, Damascus, Syria. Courtesy UNRWA CG
By nsnbc On Thursday, May 18th, 2017

An untold economic success story in Syria

Pierre Krähenbühl  (nsnbc) : Hidden almost literally under the rubble of the civil war in Syria is an economic success story that is rarely told. Hanan Odah is a thirty-year-old Palestine refugee living in Jaramana More...

ISIS routes to Syria via Al-Anbar since 2012. Map Plottings: Red, Agha H. Amin. Blue, Christof Lehmann.
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By nsnbc On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Jordan Involved in Second Round of Syrian Ceasefire Talks in Astana

nsnbc : A second round of talks on the nationwide ceasefire in Syria was held in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana. The talks were technical and concerned with joint monitoring and enforcement mechanisms. Importantly, More...

By IMEMC On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

UN World Food Program in Jordan Drops G4S Contracts

IMEMC : The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in Jordan has dropped its contracts with the world’s largest security firm, occupation profiteer G4S, following an ongoing BDS campaign over the firm’s More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Jordanian Students Continue Protests Against Israeli – Jordanian Gas Deal

nsnbc : Student organizations in Jordan continue mobilizing against the Israeli – Jordanian gas deal and the import of stolen Palestinian gas from Israel. Student organizations at the College of Engineering More...

​Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mashaal Al Zaben met with US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey in 2013
By nsnbc On Monday, November 14th, 2016
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US Special Forces Killed in Jordan were CIA-Linked

nsnbc : Three U.S. Army Special Forces who were killed at during a shootout at a military base in Jordan on November 4 were linked to the CIA, concede U.S. officials. While the presence of US troops is being sold More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Jordanians Continue Protests against Gas Deal with Israel

nsnbc : Jordanians continue protesting against the Jordanian government’s decision to import natural gas from neighboring Israel. Israel is coopting Palestinian as well as Syrian hydrocarbon resources. Hundreds More...

By Sharmine Narwani On Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Murder of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar: Who pulled the trigger?

Sharmine Narwani (nsnbc) : On September 25, prominent Jordanian journalist and thinker Nahed Hattar was shot dead at close range by an extremist as he walked into Amman’s Palace of Justice to face trial for “insulting More...