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    Travel Gateway To A Hallowed Past (Jordan)

    RISHAD SAAM MEHTA It was a lovely day with a perfect mild summer's morning, a bracing breeze coming off the Dead Sea and deep blue skies with puffy white clouds — the kind that are more decorative than rain-bearing. I walked down to the Dead Sea in Jordan, dressed in my swimming trunks...
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    Jordan Battles To Regain 'Priceless" Christian Relics

    Jordan battles to regain 'priceless' Christian relics 29 March 11 06:30 By Robert Pigott BBC News religious affairs correspondent http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-12888421 They could be the earliest Christian writing in existence, surviving almost 2,000 years in a Jordanian...
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    Politics Jordan's King Abdullah II Ousts Prime Minister, Cabinet In Wake Of Mass Protests

    Jordan's King Abdullah II ousts prime minister, cabinet in wake of mass protests By Joel Greenberg Tuesday, February 1, 2011; 9:10 AM AMMAN, JORDAN - Jordan's King Abdullah II on Tuesday dismissed Prime Minister Samir Rifai and his cabinet after widespread protests by crowds of people...
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    World Warily Watching The Arab Revolt

    Warily watching the Arab revolt By David Ignatius Thursday, January 27, 2011; 8:00 PM DAVOS, SWITZERLAND It's a sign of the times that some Arab journalists attending the gathering of international power brokers here were spending their free time scanning Twitter messages about...
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    Jordan Axes Saddam's New Novel (Reuters)

    Reuters - Jordan has banned Saddam Hussein's new novel on the grounds the tale of an Arab tribesman who defeats a foreign intruder could hurt relations between the two countries, censors and the publisher said on Sunday...
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