Tag archive for ‘Jordan’
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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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By IMEMC On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016
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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...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, November 27th, 2016
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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...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016
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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...

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By Sharmine Narwani On Thursday, October 6th, 2016
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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...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 23rd, 2016
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Jordan seals Syrian border for medical care, keeps backdoor open for insurgents

nsnbc : Three months ago Jordan sealed its borders with Syria and denied access to essential medical care for refugees in two key areas in Jordan, while the country is keeping the backdoor open for so-called “rebels” More...