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Syria’s US-protected Rukhban camp dwindles as Russia blocks supplies amid ongoing Moscow-Washington tussle
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Syria’s US-protected Rukhban camp dwindles as Russia blocks supplies amid ongoing Moscow-Washington tussle

The population of Rukban camp in a US-protected desert zone in southeast Syria has dwindled to a quarter. The fate of the camp and its residents, highlights the tussle for influence in the region between Russia and the United States. 'The situation is very, very bad and food supplies are not available', said Mahmoud al Humeili, a prominent local figure in the camp who fled Homs.

Jordan's love for Bollywood burns bright among locals and desis despite limited new releases, steep ticket prices
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Jordan's love for Bollywood burns bright among locals and desis despite limited new releases, steep ticket prices

In a country that barely speaks any Hindi, Jordan has a healthy Indian population (ten thousand at the last count) that peacefully co-exists with the locals. Add to that, a growing number of Indian tourists, who are increasingly getting fascinated by the country’s beautiful sites. Amidst all this, Bollywood is the currency that connects desis and the locals like no other.

India vs Jordan, Match Highlights: Hosts score twice to beat Stephen Constantine's team 1-2 in friendly
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India vs Jordan, Match Highlights: Hosts score twice to beat Stephen Constantine's team 1-2 in friendly

Catch Live score and updates from the friendly match between India and Jordan

Jordan political crisis: King Abdullah replaces PM to defuse massive protests over tax reforms
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Jordan political crisis: King Abdullah replaces PM to defuse massive protests over tax reforms

Jordan’s King Abdullah replaced his prime minister on Monday in a move to defuse the biggest protests in years.

Jordan prime minister Hani Mulki resigns after anti-austerity protests, says government source
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Jordan prime minister Hani Mulki resigns after anti-austerity protests, says government source

Jordanian prime minister Hani Mulki resigned on Monday after he was summoned by King Abdullah II over growing protests against his government's austerity measures, a government source said.

Narendra Modi's Ramallah visit shows India's foreign policy is little more than virtue-signalling impulses
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Narendra Modi's Ramallah visit shows India's foreign policy is little more than virtue-signalling impulses

Narendra Modi’s “landmark” visit to Ramallah, the first-ever by an Indian prime minister, is reflective of the muddle that is Indian foreign policy.

In historic visit to Palestine, Narendra Modi travels to Ramallah in Jordanian chopper, escorted by Israel Air Force
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In historic visit to Palestine, Narendra Modi travels to Ramallah in Jordanian chopper, escorted by Israel Air Force

Narendra Modi met Mahmoud Abbas on a historic visit to Palestine during which the Palestinian president sought India's support for a multi-country mechanism to achieve a "just and desired peace" with Israel in accordance with the two-state solution.

Narendra Modi in Jordan: Ahead of Palestine visit, PM meets King Abdullah II, interacts with Indian diaspora in Amman
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Narendra Modi in Jordan: Ahead of Palestine visit, PM meets King Abdullah II, interacts with Indian diaspora in Amman

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Jordan on the first leg of his tour of three West Asian countries, during which he would hold talks on deepening cooperation in strategic areas such as security and trade

Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan on first leg of three-nation West Asia visit, to meet its leader King Abdullah II
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Narendra Modi arrives in Jordan on first leg of three-nation West Asia visit, to meet its leader King Abdullah II

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Jordan on the first leg of his tour of three West Asian countries, including Palestine, during which he would hold talks on deepening cooperation in strategic areas such as security and trade

Two Jordanians killed, one Israeli wounded in embassy shooting in Amman
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Two Jordanians killed, one Israeli wounded in embassy shooting in Amman

Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli seriously wounded in a shooting Sunday at the Jewish state's embassy in Amman, a security source said.

Jordan attack: Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on police, tourists
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Jordan attack: Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly attack on police, tourists

Sunday's shootings were the bloodiest in Jordan in recent memory and raised new concerns about the rise of Islamic militancy in the pro-Western kingdom.

Jordan shuts down Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters in Amman
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Jordan shuts down Muslim Brotherhood's headquarters in Amman

Jordan views the Muslim Brotherhood as an illegal organisation because its licence was not renewed in accordance with a law adopted in 2014.

The real 'Airlift': Air India's rescue mission in Kuwait won it a place in Guinness Records
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The real 'Airlift': Air India's rescue mission in Kuwait won it a place in Guinness Records

Former Air India (AI) executive director Jitender Bhargava has revealed how the rescue mission in Kuwait entered the Guinness Book of World Records.

Two Americans killed by Jordanian police officer; Obama taking it 'seriously'
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Two Americans killed by Jordanian police officer; Obama taking it 'seriously'

A Jordanian police officer opened fire Monday at a regional police training center in the Jordanian capital, killing two Americans, a South African and a Jordanian before being shot dead, the Jordanian government spokesman said.

India will support Palestine cause, engage with Israel: President Mukherjee
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India will support Palestine cause, engage with Israel: President Mukherjee

India will continue to extend unwavering support for separate statehood for Palestine while also engaging with Israel to forge an independent and long-standing bilateral relationship.

Photos: Jordan, Jerusalem blanketed with snow as winter storm hits Middle East
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Photos: Jordan, Jerusalem blanketed with snow as winter storm hits Middle East

A crows flies over the snow-covered Mount of Olives cemetery outside Jerusalem's Old City. Snow covered Jerusalem and mountainous areas of Israel early Friday morning and the education ministry closed schools for the day

Islamic State group silent as hostage swap deadline passes
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Islamic State group silent as hostage swap deadline passes

Fates of two hostages were unknown, a day after the purported deadline for a possible prisoner swap passed with no further word from the Islamic State group.

No word on Kenji Goto: Deadline passes, Jordan still holds prisoner demanded by Islamic State
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No word on Kenji Goto: Deadline passes, Jordan still holds prisoner demanded by Islamic State

AMMAN/TOKYO (Reuters) - Jordan said on Thursday it was still holding an Iraqi would-be suicide bomber as a deadline passed for her release set by Islamic State militants who threatened to kill a Jordanian pilot unless she was handed over by sunset. An audio message purportedly from a Japanese journalist also captured by the insurgents said the pilot would be killed unless Jordan freed Sajida al-Rishawi, who is on death row for her role in a 2005 suicide bomb attack that killed 60 people in Amman

Photos: Chechnya to Pakistan, protests across the world against Charlie Hebdo's cartoons
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Photos: Chechnya to Pakistan, protests across the world against Charlie Hebdo's cartoons

Even as Paris was recuperating from the deadly attacks by jihadists, people across the world protested against the cartoons published by French magazine Charlie Hebdo. Here are some images.

Boxing: Thapa bags gold as Devendro, Jangra win silver
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Boxing: Thapa bags gold as Devendro, Jangra win silver

19-year-old Thapa, making his second international appearance since the 2012 London Olympics – beat Malbekov Omurbek from Kyrgyzstan to make his place in the finals of the championship.