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Amman (Jordan)

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  • EGYPT: U.S. Embassy in Cairo closed indefinitely

     
    The U.S. Embassy in Egypt has been closed indefinitely, spokeswoman Elizabeth Coulton told CNN, although it is still offering 24-hour emergency assistance. Embassy staff in have been overwhelmed by inquiries and the State Department now has a 24/7 task...
  • JORDAN: Thousands of demonstrators protest food prices, denounce government

     
    In an unprecedented development in Jordan, protests similar to those that have rocked Tunisia and Algeria in recent weeks erupted in the Arab kingdom Friday. Thousands of people took to the streets of the capital, Amman, and several other cities......
  • In our pages: Buying banned books in the Middle East

     
    What's the most widely requested banned book at Al Taliya Books in Amman, Jordan? Salman Rushdie's "The Satanic Verses." Al Taliya Books is the place readers go when they want to get a book that has been officially banned, Borzou......
  • Animal rights activist advocating vegetarianism in a lettuce gown is briefly held in Jordan

     
    AMMAN, Jordan — An animal rights activist caused a stir in Jordan's capital Sunday by covering herself in lettuce in a quirky attempt to persuade Middle Eastern meat lovers to go vegetarian. Crowds quickly gathered to gawk at the lettuce......
  • For Christian enclave in Jordan, tribal lands are sacred

    Michel Hattar's father was a priest in Jerusalem in 1947 when word arrived from the rocky Jordanian hills that he must renounce his vows and marry to protect his tribe's land and inheritances. He did as he was told. He broke from the holy order he had...
  • Review: 'Forbidden Lie$'

    Review: 'Forbidden Lie$'
    Is she or isn't she? Even after you've seen "Forbidden Lie$," the dizzying, drop-dead fascinating documentary on Norma Khouri, you won't be absolutely sure if she's on the level or a con artist ranked as "one of the best ever." That's how good she is....