amman amman  /ˈæ mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Jordan

News

  1. Jordan removes last hurdle to cleric's extradition from UK

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan has removed the last hurdle preventing Britain from sending radical cleric Abu Qatada back home for trial by approving an extradition treaty satisfying British concerns about evidence used against him, officials said on Wednesday. The British government has for years been unable to deport Abu Qatada back to his native Jordan, where he is wanted on alleged terrorism ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Jordan removes last hurdle to Abu Qatada's extradition from UK

    AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan has removed the last hurdle preventing Britain from sending radical cleric Abu Qatada back home for trial by approving an extradition treaty satisfying British concerns about evidence used against him, officials said on Wednesday. The British government has for years been unable to deport Abu Qatada back to his native Jordan, where he is wanted on alleged terrorism ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Jordan moves on treaty with Britain to allow deportation of Abu Qatada

    AMMAN, Jordan, June 12 (UPI) -- Approval of a treaty with Jordan likely will jump start British efforts to deport radical Islamic cleric Abu Qatada, British government officials said.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: UPI

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Quotes

  1. "Ayham al-Samaraie who escaped from his jail in Baghdad arrived in Amman as an American and on an American plane," Prime Minister Marouf al-Bakhit told reporters.
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Marouf al-Bakhit Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Really as the Iraqis said to us today, reconciliation begins in Baghdad, not in Riyadh, not in Amman, it begins in Baghdad," Rice said Thursday. "And they understand that it's their responsibility to reconcile the various communities."
    on Dec 1, 2006 By: Condoleezza Rice Source: Guardian Unlimited

  3. "He's in good spirits. He'll be back in Baghdad soon to resume his responsibilities," Zebari said. "The decision to take him to Amman was a precautionary one."
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: Hoshyar Zebari Source: International Herald Tribune

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