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Topic - Jordan
Children at a Syrian refugee camp got a rare surprise on Sunday when a troupe of Spanish clowns came to give them some much needed laughs.
The irrepressible Cristiano Ronaldo scored a dazzling hat trick as Portugal qualified for the 2014 World Cup finals at the expense of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden on Tuesday, while France advanced by conjuring a remarkable turnaround against Ukraine.
No one ever says the word "zombie" in "The Last Days on Mars," but there's no question that it is a zombie movie. And aside from the extraterrestrial location, it's really a rather conventional one.
The Salt Lake Tribune reports that Preston Truman kept the shoes in a safe-deposit box at a Utah bank for 15 years. Truman, now 35, says he first befriended Jordan by running through the halls of the Salt Lake City arena to get Jordan his pregame applesauce.
Kilian Kleinschmidt, a hardened veteran of international humanitarian crises, finds it too painful to listen to the stories of death and destruction from refugees fleeing Syria's relentless civil war, as they flood across the border to a crowded camp in northern Jordan.
More than 20 million American adults are looking for love — or at least someone to go to a concert with — online. It's a dating portal that isn't going away, but what steps reduce risks and improve the odds of success?
Secretary of State John F. Kerry, in an apparent warning to Iran, tried to reassure America's Arab friends on Sunday that the United States will not allow them to be attacked "from outside."
The editorial of Oct. 14, "Jackpot justice afoot," is terribly misleading in suggesting that U.S. lawyers, on behalf of Israeli and American victims of massive Hamas suicide bombing attacks, are acting unfairly in asking that Arab Bank, the middleman for payment to the families of suicide bombers and the bank of choice for the leadership of Hamas in Gaza and the West Bank, disclose appropriate records.
Michael Jordan says he would be happy to sit down and share his basketball knowledge with LeBron James.
Al Qaeda-linked extremists battling Syria's regime have established safe havens in the eastern part of the country, where they are plotting attacks throughout the Middle East.
An Arab-American community activist from the Chicago suburbs was arrested Tuesday on immigration charges for allegedly lying about her conviction in a deadly bombing more than 40 years ago in Israel.
An Israeli nonprofit began working in Jordan early this year to aid Syrian refugees displaced by the civil war, but tensions between Israel and Syria have forced aid workers to remain unidentified and remove the word "Jewish" from all donated materials.
Memphis Grizzlies controlling owner Robert Pera is starting his second season in charge of an NBA team, and he's already calling out Michael Jordan.
Syria has been reduced to a small blip in the corner of the radar screen, if only for a moment, but the screen of the neighborhood is as busy as always. Bashar Assad still clings to power in the Syrian civil war, with the Russians standing by to "help," as usual. Iraq continues to be a tinderbox. Egypt, an old ally, is fighting the Muslim Brotherhood without U.S. political support or military aid. Now Jordan, a steadfast American ally, faces a threat to economic stability in the form of an unusual lawsuit our own Supreme Court has been asked to consider.
Nine countries have already joined host nation Brazil in next year's World Cup and more will secure their places when qualifying resumes across the globe from Friday.