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The Nation
2 months ago
Education

Students at Universities Across Jordan Are Protesting for Gaza

Jordanian students are increasingly joining protests in support of the Palestinian cause, feeling a deep connection due to the country's history and demographics. [ more ]
ajc
2 months ago
Marketing

Republican U.S. House committee seeks records from Coca-Cola in 'censorship' probe

Spotify faced boycott calls, musicians pulled songs, advertisers silent. Jordan investigates Coke, antitrust actions. Committee targets online censorship of conservative views. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
3 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Are Jordan's government and pro-Palestinian protesters facing off?

Pro-Palestinian protests near Israeli embassy continue in Jordan despite arrests.
Jordanians protest against Israeli actions in Gaza, demanding changes in relations with Israel and the US.
Security forces in Jordan arrest protest leaders, drawing criticism from human rights groups. [ more ]
www.caughtoffside.com
4 months ago
Chelsea

Chelsea set to lose out on iconic tie up as Tottenham close in on 60m kit deal

Jordan's iconic tie-up with Chelsea missed out due to the possible deal with Tottenham.
Chelsea's misfortune in qualifying for Europe opened up an opportunity for Tottenham to partner with Jordan. [ more ]
#gaza
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
France politics

Airdrop by Jordan and France Underscores the Urgency of Gazans' Need

Airdrops of humanitarian aid to Gaza are crucial due to growing restrictions on ground distribution
Airdrops are seen as a last resort due to logistical challenges and inefficiency compared to ground delivery [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
World news

Israel-Hamas war: Iran denies links to Jordan drone strike DW 01/29/2024

US President Joe Biden suggested Iran-linked groups were behind the strike on a US base in Jordan.
Thousands marched in Jerusalem calling for Israeli resettlement in Gaza. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Why is Benjamin Netanyahu lashing out at Egypt, Jordan and Qatar?

Israel's relations with regional players have been strained since the start of the war on Gaza.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is criticising Egypt, Qatar, and Jordan for political gain. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
6 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Israel ramps up attacks on Khan Younis as aid for Gaza arrives in Egypt

Israel has increased attacks on Khan Younis in southern Gaza and sent tanks westwards.
Palestinian officials say seven people were killed by Israeli air raids that damaged homes near Nasser Hospital.
Jordan accuses Israel of damaging its field hospital in Khan Younis. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
4 months ago
France politics

Airdrop by Jordan and France Underscores the Urgency of Gazans' Need

Airdrops of humanitarian aid to Gaza are crucial due to growing restrictions on ground distribution
Airdrops are seen as a last resort due to logistical challenges and inefficiency compared to ground delivery [ more ]
www.dw.com
5 months ago
World news

Israel-Hamas war: Iran denies links to Jordan drone strike DW 01/29/2024

US President Joe Biden suggested Iran-linked groups were behind the strike on a US base in Jordan.
Thousands marched in Jerusalem calling for Israeli resettlement in Gaza. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Why is Benjamin Netanyahu lashing out at Egypt, Jordan and Qatar?

Israel's relations with regional players have been strained since the start of the war on Gaza.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is criticising Egypt, Qatar, and Jordan for political gain. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
6 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Israel ramps up attacks on Khan Younis as aid for Gaza arrives in Egypt

Israel has increased attacks on Khan Younis in southern Gaza and sent tanks westwards.
Palestinian officials say seven people were killed by Israeli air raids that damaged homes near Nasser Hospital.
Jordan accuses Israel of damaging its field hospital in Khan Younis. [ more ]
moregaza
#qatar
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Qatar defends AFC Asian Cup in historic win against Jordan

Qatar successfully defended their Asian Cup crown by beating Jordan 3-1 in the final.
Akram Afif scored a hat-trick of penalties and was named player of the match and most valuable player of the tournament. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Asian Cup final brings FIFA World Cup frenzy back to Qatar's Souq Waqif

Excitement for the Asian Cup football final is reaching fever pitch in Qatar
Supporters of both teams gathered at Souq Waqif to sing traditional songs and dance [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Preview: Jordan vs Qatar AFC Asian Cup 2023 final

Qatar will defend their title against Jordan in the AFC Asian Cup final.
Qatar has exceeded expectations with an all-round performance and support from a partisan crowd. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Jordan face hosts Qatar in Asian Cup final

Jordan aims to win their first Asian Cup title in the final against Qatar.
Qatar aims to be only the fifth nation to win back-to-back Asian Cup titles. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Qatar defends AFC Asian Cup in historic win against Jordan

Qatar successfully defended their Asian Cup crown by beating Jordan 3-1 in the final.
Akram Afif scored a hat-trick of penalties and was named player of the match and most valuable player of the tournament. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Asian Cup final brings FIFA World Cup frenzy back to Qatar's Souq Waqif

Excitement for the Asian Cup football final is reaching fever pitch in Qatar
Supporters of both teams gathered at Souq Waqif to sing traditional songs and dance [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Preview: Jordan vs Qatar AFC Asian Cup 2023 final

Qatar will defend their title against Jordan in the AFC Asian Cup final.
Qatar has exceeded expectations with an all-round performance and support from a partisan crowd. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Jordan face hosts Qatar in Asian Cup final

Jordan aims to win their first Asian Cup title in the final against Qatar.
Qatar aims to be only the fifth nation to win back-to-back Asian Cup titles. [ more ]
moreqatar
Pitchfork
5 months ago
Music

I. Jordan Announces Debut Album I Am Jordan, Shares New Song and Video

Jordan announces debut album
Album focuses on queer and trans joy [ more ]
#asian-cup
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Jordan stun South Korea to reach Asian Cup final

Jordan defeats South Korea to reach their first Asian Cup final
Mousa Tamari scores a brilliant curling strike to seal the victory for Jordan [ more ]
ESPN
5 months ago
FC Barcelona

Jordan 2-0 South Korea (Feb 6, 2024) Game Analysis - ESPN

Jordan defeats South Korea 2-0 in Asian Cup semifinal
This is Jordan's first time reaching the final of the tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Heavyweights meet as outsiders seek Asian Cup progress

The Asian Cup quarter-finals feature heavyweight clashes between Australia and South Korea, and Iran and Japan.
Tajikistan, ranked 106th in the world, will face Jordan in the quarter-finals, with both teams aiming for their first-ever last-four spot. [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Jordan stun South Korea to reach Asian Cup final

Jordan defeats South Korea to reach their first Asian Cup final
Mousa Tamari scores a brilliant curling strike to seal the victory for Jordan [ more ]
ESPN
5 months ago
FC Barcelona

Jordan 2-0 South Korea (Feb 6, 2024) Game Analysis - ESPN

Jordan defeats South Korea 2-0 in Asian Cup semifinal
This is Jordan's first time reaching the final of the tournament [ more ]
BBC Sport
5 months ago
Soccer (FIFA)

Heavyweights meet as outsiders seek Asian Cup progress

The Asian Cup quarter-finals feature heavyweight clashes between Australia and South Korea, and Iran and Japan.
Tajikistan, ranked 106th in the world, will face Jordan in the quarter-finals, with both teams aiming for their first-ever last-four spot. [ more ]
moreasian-cup
#pegasus-spyware
time.com
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Journalists and Lawyers Hacked With Pegasus Spyware in Jordan, Probe Finds

Israeli-made Pegasus spyware was used in Jordan to hack the cellphones of at least 30 people, including journalists, lawyers, human rights and political activists.
Access Now believes this is just the tip of the iceberg and the true number of victims is likely much higher. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Journalists, activists targeted in Jordan with Israeli-made Pegasus spyware

More than 30 people in Jordan, including journalists, lawyers, and activists, had their smartphones hacked with Pegasus spyware.
The true number of victims is likely much higher than reported.
The use of the spyware coincided with an increase in repression of citizens' rights in Jordan. [ more ]
time.com
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Journalists and Lawyers Hacked With Pegasus Spyware in Jordan, Probe Finds

Israeli-made Pegasus spyware was used in Jordan to hack the cellphones of at least 30 people, including journalists, lawyers, human rights and political activists.
Access Now believes this is just the tip of the iceberg and the true number of victims is likely much higher. [ more ]
www.aljazeera.com
5 months ago
Privacy professionals

Journalists, activists targeted in Jordan with Israeli-made Pegasus spyware

More than 30 people in Jordan, including journalists, lawyers, and activists, had their smartphones hacked with Pegasus spyware.
The true number of victims is likely much higher than reported.
The use of the spyware coincided with an increase in repression of citizens' rights in Jordan. [ more ]
morepegasus-spyware
#middle-east
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
US politics

Biden says he's decided on response to killing of 3 US troops

President Biden has indicated that he has decided how to respond to the killing of three American service members in a drone attack in Jordan that his administration has pinned on Iran-backed militia groups.
The Pentagon is still assessing options to respond to the attack in Jordan, and the U.S. response is expected to come in phases, potentially involving multiple actions over a period of time. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
US politics

The US mistook the drone that killed three of its military personnel in Jordan for one of its own

Confusion over a U.S. drone returning to base led to the attack on a U.S. position in Jordan, killing three servicemen and injuring 40 others.
The attack increases pressure on Joe Biden as pro-Iranian militia attacks in the Middle East escalate and the risk of regional escalation grows. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
US politics

Mix-Up Preceded Deadly Drone Strike in Jordan, U.S. Officials Say

Hostile drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan killed three American soldiers due to confusion over a friendly drone returning to the base.
Two other drones that attacked other locations nearby in southeast Syria were shot down. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
US politics

Three Americans killed, 'many' wounded in Jordan drone attack

Three American service members were killed and 'many' were wounded in a drone strike in Jordan, attributed to Iran-backed militia groups.
The attack on Jordan marks the first targeting of American troops in Jordan during the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. [ more ]
www.mercurynews.com
5 months ago
US politics

Biden says he's decided on response to killing of 3 US troops

President Biden has indicated that he has decided how to respond to the killing of three American service members in a drone attack in Jordan that his administration has pinned on Iran-backed militia groups.
The Pentagon is still assessing options to respond to the attack in Jordan, and the U.S. response is expected to come in phases, potentially involving multiple actions over a period of time. [ more ]
english.elpais.com
5 months ago
US politics

The US mistook the drone that killed three of its military personnel in Jordan for one of its own

Confusion over a U.S. drone returning to base led to the attack on a U.S. position in Jordan, killing three servicemen and injuring 40 others.
The attack increases pressure on Joe Biden as pro-Iranian militia attacks in the Middle East escalate and the risk of regional escalation grows. [ more ]
www.nytimes.com
5 months ago
US politics

Mix-Up Preceded Deadly Drone Strike in Jordan, U.S. Officials Say

Hostile drone attack on a U.S. military outpost in Jordan killed three American soldiers due to confusion over a friendly drone returning to the base.
Two other drones that attacked other locations nearby in southeast Syria were shot down. [ more ]
euronews
5 months ago
US politics

Three Americans killed, 'many' wounded in Jordan drone attack

Three American service members were killed and 'many' were wounded in a drone strike in Jordan, attributed to Iran-backed militia groups.
The attack on Jordan marks the first targeting of American troops in Jordan during the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. [ more ]
moremiddle-east
#iran
New York Post
5 months ago
US politics

Biden sparks outrage with reports that he may not attend ceremony honoring troops killed in Jordan

President Biden may not attend a ceremony honoring US Army reservists killed in Jordan.
Reports suggest he may be planning retaliatory air strikes on Iranian assets in the Persian Gulf. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
World news

Middle East conflict live updates: Biden vows response after drone strike kills 3 U.S. troops in Jordan

Three U.S. service members were killed and more than 30 were injured in a drone attack in Jordan, blamed on groups supported by Iran.
Attacks on U.S. personnel in Iraq and Syria have surged to more than 160 since October, leading to retaliatory strikes by the Pentagon against Iranian proxies. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
US politics

U.S. troops killed, wounded in Jordan attack blamed on Iranian proxies

Three U.S. troops were killed and 34 injured in a militant drone attack in Jordan, marking the first deadly military action against American service members since the war in Gaza.
President Biden blamed the attack on groups supported by Iran, raising questions about how the Pentagon will respond. [ more ]
New York Post
5 months ago
US politics

Biden sparks outrage with reports that he may not attend ceremony honoring troops killed in Jordan

President Biden may not attend a ceremony honoring US Army reservists killed in Jordan.
Reports suggest he may be planning retaliatory air strikes on Iranian assets in the Persian Gulf. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
World news

Middle East conflict live updates: Biden vows response after drone strike kills 3 U.S. troops in Jordan

Three U.S. service members were killed and more than 30 were injured in a drone attack in Jordan, blamed on groups supported by Iran.
Attacks on U.S. personnel in Iraq and Syria have surged to more than 160 since October, leading to retaliatory strikes by the Pentagon against Iranian proxies. [ more ]
Washington Post
5 months ago
US politics

U.S. troops killed, wounded in Jordan attack blamed on Iranian proxies

Three U.S. troops were killed and 34 injured in a militant drone attack in Jordan, marking the first deadly military action against American service members since the war in Gaza.
President Biden blamed the attack on groups supported by Iran, raising questions about how the Pentagon will respond. [ more ]
moreiran
#drone-attack
Boston.com
5 months ago
World news

What is Tower 22, the military base that was attacked in Jordan where 3 U.S. troops were killed?

A drone attack at a U.S. military base in Jordan has killed three American troops and injured at least 34 others.
The base, known as Tower 22, is located near the demilitarized zone on the border between Jordan and Syria.
The base serves as a strategic location for American forces to infiltrate and leave Syria as well as a potential route for weapons shipments from Iran. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
US politics

Three US service members killed and many' injured in drone attack in Jordan, Biden says

Three US service members were killed and many wounded in a drone attack blamed on Iran-backed groups near the Syrian border.
This attack marks the first targeting of US troops in Jordan during the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. [ more ]
Boston.com
5 months ago
World news

What is Tower 22, the military base that was attacked in Jordan where 3 U.S. troops were killed?

A drone attack at a U.S. military base in Jordan has killed three American troops and injured at least 34 others.
The base, known as Tower 22, is located near the demilitarized zone on the border between Jordan and Syria.
The base serves as a strategic location for American forces to infiltrate and leave Syria as well as a potential route for weapons shipments from Iran. [ more ]
www.theguardian.com
5 months ago
US politics

Three US service members killed and many' injured in drone attack in Jordan, Biden says

Three US service members were killed and many wounded in a drone attack blamed on Iran-backed groups near the Syrian border.
This attack marks the first targeting of US troops in Jordan during the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza. [ more ]
moredrone-attack
www.aljazeera.com
7 months ago
Black Lives Matter

Thousands march for Palestine as Israel and Hamas resume fighting

Thousands of people in Jordan march for the eight week in a row in support of Palestinians in Gaza.
Protests against Israeli attacks on Gaza also held in the occupied West Bank and Yemen. [ more ]
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