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In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused
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In Arab States, coronavirus pandemic traps African domestic workers who find themselves unemployed, abused

In Arab states, fear of contagion has upset relations between many domestic workers and their employers.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prithviraj, crew of Aadujeevitham return to India after being stranded in Jordan during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Prithviraj, crew of Aadujeevitham return to India after being stranded in Jordan during lockdown

Prithviraj alongside a 58-member crew of Aadujeevitham finally returned to India in a special Air India flight run by the government under the Vande Bharat Mission.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Prithviraj Sukumaran, crew of Malayalam film Aadujeevitham, stuck in Jordan during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Prithviraj Sukumaran, crew of Malayalam film Aadujeevitham, stuck in Jordan during lockdown

Prithviraj Sukumaran, who is stuck with the crew of his film Aadujeevitham in Jordan, has issued a statement detailing the status of their current whereabouts.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian boxers returning from Olympic qualifiers in Jordan to be home-quarantined
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian boxers returning from Olympic qualifiers in Jordan to be home-quarantined

A total of 13 boxers and almost an equal number of coaching staff arrive back on Thursday after clinching an unprecedented nine Olympic slots in the qualifiers which concluded on Wednesday in Amman.

Refugee policies in Brazil, Uganda, Turkey offer lessons for India, but realities of influx, political contexts cannot be ignored
India

Refugee policies in Brazil, Uganda, Turkey offer lessons for India, but realities of influx, political contexts cannot be ignored

In the first part of this series, we analysed refugee policy in three countries that, like India, have also not signed the RC51 (and its1967 Protocol) – Bangladesh, Lebanon, and Jordan. In this part, we will explore the refugee policy regimes of key countries in the Global South that have – Brazil, Turkey, and Uganda.

Opening up India's borders for refugees isn't a zero sum game, nation can learn from Bangladesh, Jordan, Lebanon
India

Opening up India's borders for refugees isn't a zero sum game, nation can learn from Bangladesh, Jordan, Lebanon

Over the years, despite no national framework, India has followed a relatively generous, though ad-hoc, approach to incoming refugees. Considering this strong historical record, the recent Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) building on the 2015 amendments to the Foreigner Act Rules, appears particularly arbitrary.

Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas vows not to 'kneel' or 'surrender’; Benjamin Netanyahu hails Donald Trump's move to turn over key West Bank parts to Israel ‘historic breakthrough’
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Palestine's Mahmoud Abbas vows not to 'kneel' or 'surrender’; Benjamin Netanyahu hails Donald Trump's move to turn over key West Bank parts to Israel ‘historic breakthrough’

President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited Mideast peace plan Tuesday alongside a beaming Benjamin Netanyahu, presenting a vision that matched the Israeli leader’s hard-line, nationalist views while falling far short of Palestinian ambitions

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Iraq proposes Jordan as host after governing body's request to change venue amid protests
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Iraq proposes Jordan as host after governing body's request to change venue amid protests

Iraq had been due to play the two games in Basra — against Iran on 14 November and Bahrain on 19 November — but the southern port city has been caught up in the anti-government demonstrations that have swept Baghdad and the south.

All India Football Federation conferred with Coaching Convention A Level by the Asian Football Confederation
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All India Football Federation conferred with Coaching Convention A Level by the Asian Football Confederation

The development will allow AIFF to conduct its own AFC 'A' and 'B' diploma courses and also provide AFC A and B Diploma Certificates.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Football's governing body clears Iraq to host matches in Basra
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Football's governing body clears Iraq to host matches in Basra

FIFA says the southern Iraqi city of Basra can host the national team's return to playing World Cup qualifying games at home.

14 wounded in clashes between Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police at disputed holy site in Jerusalem
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14 wounded in clashes between Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police at disputed holy site in Jerusalem

Muslim worshippers and Israeli Police clashed Sunday at a major Jerusalem holy site during prayers marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Adha.

NBA: Nike signs No 1 draft pick Zion Williamson to its Jordan brand in undisclosed endorsement deal
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NBA: Nike signs No 1 draft pick Zion Williamson to its Jordan brand in undisclosed endorsement deal

Nike Inc (NKE.N) has signed Zion Williamson, the No 1 NBA draft pick and rising 19-year-old basketball star, to its Jordan brand, the world’s largest sportswear maker said on Tuesday.

In a bid to rebuke Donald Trump, US Congress blocks $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia; president likely to issue third veto
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In a bid to rebuke Donald Trump, US Congress blocks $8 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia; president likely to issue third veto

The US House voted Wednesday to block $8.1 billion in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and other allies, a rebuke of Donald Trump that will likely lead to a veto by the president.

'2-finger virginity test' to be erased from Maharashtra syllabus: Practice still prevalent in UK, Canada, Indonesia and Afghanistan
India

'2-finger virginity test' to be erased from Maharashtra syllabus: Practice still prevalent in UK, Canada, Indonesia and Afghanistan

However, the practice is not just limited to India, many other countries in the world including developed nations like the United Kingdom (UK) continue to see the prevalence of this ritual, which violates human rights and is a direct attack on the sexual-autonomy of a woman.

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.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Qatar's swashbuckling triumph an exception, not the norm in continent's football
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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Qatar's swashbuckling triumph an exception, not the norm in continent's football

Qatar’s swashbuckling triumph corroborates an integrated strategy. They, however, remain the exception in Asia, not the norm

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Vietnam emerge victorious in penalty shootout against Jordan to make it to quarter-final
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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Vietnam emerge victorious in penalty shootout against Jordan to make it to quarter-final

Vietnam emerged victorious from a penalty shootout with Jordan to become the first team to reach the Asian Cup quarter-finals on Sunday – after being the last side to scrape into the round of 16.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Tom Rogic's injury-time thunderbolt ensures defending champions Australia's win against Syria
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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Tom Rogic's injury-time thunderbolt ensures defending champions Australia's win against Syria

Tom Rogic's injury-time thunderbolt settled an Asian Cup thriller on Tuesday as defending champions Australia beat Syria 3-2 to reach the last 16 and knock out their war-torn rivals.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Syria sack German coach Bernd Stange after team's defeat to Jordan in Group B
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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Syria sack German coach Bernd Stange after team's defeat to Jordan in Group B

Syria axed their coach Bernd Stange late on Thursday after defeat to Jordan in the Asian Cup, making him the tournament's second managerial casualty just six days into the competition

International friendlies: Sunil Chhetri-less India suffer defeat to Jordan despite improved second-half performance
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International friendlies: Sunil Chhetri-less India suffer defeat to Jordan despite improved second-half performance

India went down 1-2 to Jordan in an international football friendly on Saturday, an improved second-half performance failing to salvage a draw for the visitors.