aqaba aqaba  /ə ˈkɑ bə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba

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  • US, Jordan troops hold desert war games

    Aqaba, Jordan (AFP) June 19, 2013 US and Jordanian F-16 fighter jets hit dummy targets in the kingdom's southern desert on Wednesday, while Navy SEALs and other special forces rescued "hostages" and nabbed "terrorists" in mock exercises under major multinational manoeuvrers. Using live ammunition, six F-16s, two AV-8B Harrier jets, 28 tanks, 20 armoured personnel carriers, 800 US and Jordanian ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Space War

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  1. "Because there are no ferry companies that operate from Aqaba with a scheduled route to [El-Arish], we have no recourse but to use the only route available to us, from Aqaba to Nuweiba," Galloway wrote.
    on Dec 27, 2009 By: George Galloway Source: Arutz Sheva

  2. "Al Qaeda and Abu al-Zarqawi were certainly involved in the rocket attacks in Aqaba a few months ago, and, you know, I'm positive he's a prime suspect in this case as well, but I cannot tell for sure," Marwan al-Muasher, the Jordanian deputy...
    on Nov 9, 2005 By: Marwan Muasher Source: Ninemsn

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