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jawr duhn

  • n  a river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan
  • n  an Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea
News & Articles

  • Syrian official: War causes $15 billion in losses
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — More than two years of fighting in Syria's civil war has damaged some 9,000 state buildings and run up $15 billion in losses to the public sector, a government minister said Sunday, shining a light on the devastating toll the crisis has taken on the country's economy.
    June 30, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Syria activists say 6 killed in Homs, Idlib
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Government attacks on central and northern cities in Syria killed six people on Sunday, activists said, as the government announced that two years of conflict has cost the public sector $15 billion.
    June 30, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Jordan's first quarter economic growth rises to 2.6 percent
    AMMAN (Reuters) - Economic growth in Jordan picked up to 2.6 percent year-on-year in the first quarter from 2.2 percent in the fourth quarter, central statistics office data showed on Saturday. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said earlier this year it expects the economy to expand above 3 percent in 2013, reflecting an increase in government capital spending, a recovery in exports and ...
    June 29, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Brian Cashman in Sydney Morning Herald
    She's not banned,Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Sunday. "Celebrities aren't banned. If Michael Jordan showed up here he would have access [to the clubhouse], but not after a loss."

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