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Canadian tourist among seven dead in Jordan attacks

AMMAN: Gunmen killed seven people including a Canadian tourist and police officers on Sunday (Dec 18) in southern Jordan where security forces were hunting down the unidentified attackers. The shootings took place in Karak, a tourist destination known for one of the biggest Crusader castles in the region, around 120 kilometres south of the capital… Read More »

UN to make first aid delivery in months to Syrian refugees on Jordan border

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – United Nations aid agencies will make their first deliveries of relief in two months to thousands of Syrian refugees stranded on Jordan’s northeastern border with Syria, the world body said on Thursday. More than 75,000 people, mostly women and children, have been stuck for months in makeshift camps in a… Read More »