Posts Tagged “Amman”

Americans are not traveling to the Middle East

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Americans are not traveling to the Middle East

While Americans are among the most traveled people on the planet, one place they are avoiding is the Middle East and Arab countries. At one time, the Middle East was a favored destination to Americans but these days with the rising Islamic extremism, the violence and continued conflicts, tourism to the Arab World from the…

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Mullah Omar ,Opposed the September, 11 Attacks, betrayed by Bin Laden

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Mullah Omar ,Opposed the September, 11 Attacks, betrayed by Bin Laden

By Ali Younes The announcement last week that the Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead should mark an important junction not only for Afghanistan and the Taliban, but also for the Jihadist movement worldwide. As a leader of Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001, Mullah Omar was known as a reclusive leader who provided shelter for…

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US secretary of Defense, Ash Carter met secretly with Saudi and Houthi officials in Amman

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US secretary  of Defense, Ash Carter met secretly with Saudi and Houthi officials in Amman

By Ali Younes Jordanian military and government sources told the Arab Daily News late last week that US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter visit to Jordan included a secret meeting between Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Nayef and a delegation of the pro-Iranian Yemeni Houthi group currently fighting in Yemen. Carter’s trip to the region…

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Western Union Signs Amr Diab as Brand Ambassador

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Western Union Signs Amr Diab as Brand Ambassador

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU), a leader in global payment services, today announced its association with one of the Arab world’s most popular pop stars – Amr Diab, as a Brand Ambassador. As an Arab star with a strong international following, Amr Diab will now represent Western Union and its quick, convenient and reliable money transfer services, offered across…

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Celebrating the Baptism of Christ on the Jordan River

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Celebrating the Baptism of Christ on the Jordan River

By Maria C. Khoury, Ed. D. It was simply a most glorious celebration of the Epiphany on the Jordan River today according to the Old Julian calendar. There were hundreds of priests, nuns and thousands of people from all walks of life coming to the precious site where over 2,000 years ago “…the heavens were…

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Exclusive: Family of American suicide bomber in Syria speaks to the Arab Daily News

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Exclusive: Family of American suicide bomber in Syria speaks to the Arab Daily News

Exclusive: Family of American suicide bomber in Syria speaks to the Arab Daily News Are there sleeper cells on American soil that recruit and provide material and financial support for jihadist terrorist groups? By Ali Younes In an exclusive interview with the Arab Daily News, a family member of the American suicide bomber who blew himself up…

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