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Jordan Bans Lebanese Band That Promotes Gender Equality And Sexual Freedom
World  (tags: world, politics, society, humanrights, womrn, Jordan, freedoms, middle-east, media, government )

Cal
- 5 days ago - thinkprogress.org
A Lebanese band vocally supportive of gender equality and sexual liberation was barred from performing in Middle Eastern nation Jordan earlier this week.
The Palestinians Fleeing Syria Are Among the Most Vulnerable Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees, rights, support, Palestinians, Syria, Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, israel, right of return, integration, resettlement )

Evelyn
- 150 days ago - thenation.com
Criticizing resettlement in terms of its effect on the right of return would be analogous to Arab states' using the right of return to deny Palestinian refugees their basic human rights. Nothing should negate Palestinians' individual right of return.
Aid Cuts Driving Jordan's Syrian Refugees to Risk All
World  (tags: Jordan, Syrian refugees, Aid cuts, refugees to risk all )

Rosie
- 235 days ago - bbc.co.uk
In a rented flat, in a poor district of Amman, it is playtime for Rana, a refugee from Syria. She is the same age as Alan Kurdi, the Syrian boy whose body washed up on a Turkish beach. Soon she will take her place in an overcrowded dinghy just as he did.
The Arab World's Wealthiest Nations Are Doing Next to Nothing for Syria's Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees&Relief, refugee crisis, syria, turkey, lebanon, egypt, iraq, jordan, saudi arabia, U.A.E., united arab emirates, kuwait, oman, bahrain, HumanRights, asylum seekers )

M.N.
- 241 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As Amnesty International recently pointed out, the "six Gulf countries - Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain - have offered zero resettlement places to Syrian refugees." This claim was echoed by Human Rights Watch.
Who Is Bombing Whom in the Middle East?
World  (tags: Middle East, bombing, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Israel, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, the UAE, Kuwait., ISIS, Egypt, Libya, US, EU, France Robert Fisk )

Evelyn
- 366 days ago - informationclearinghouse.info
There are the really big winners in all this blood, the weapons manufacturers. Raytheon and Lockheed Martin supplied £1.3bn of missiles to the Saudis only last year.
Jordans Disproportionate Response
World  (tags: Jordan, Muslims, terrorists, ISIS, terrorism, violence, war, world, hypocrisy, conflict, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, middle-east )

Penny
- 444 days ago - aish.com
No people threatened by an aggressor and fighting for their existence has been vilified for using their full forces to prevail, except Israel.
Instead of Seeking Revenge, We Must Fight ISIS By Advancing Ideologies of Human Solidarity
World  (tags: Jordan, 'Human Solidarity', ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, violence, world, war, ethics, government, politics, terrorism, conflict, society, news, freedoms, interesting )

Carrie
- 448 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Our approach to fighting such oppression must be founded on an ethic of human solidarity that is broader than Jordan. This attack on multiple targets must be made in conjunction with the support of network intelligence gathering from Boko Haram to ..."
2014 Review (Part One) - Drone Wars: The New Normal
World  (tags: world, war, violence, conflict, drones, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), lethal UAVs, so-called ‘risk free’, US, UK, France, Israel, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Mali )

Evelyn
- 452 days ago - dronewars.net
Stimson Center report argues that the existence of armed drones has "enabled a significantly expanded US campaign of targeted cross-border strikes against suspected terrorists. We believe that this campaign of targeted killings raises numerous questions"
Poverty a Threat to Stability in Jordan, Fueling Militancy
World  (tags: terrorism, society, desperation, unrest, extremism, Islamic extremism, Jordan, culture, world, middle-east, humanrights, children, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!' )

Cal
- 454 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Poverty, isolation, feeling left out of development drives a lot of the grievances among the youth there
Jordan Executes 2 Prisoners After ISIS Killing Of Pilot, Official Says (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: violence, crime, death, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, world, Jordan, Al Qaida, prisoners, executions )

Carrie
- 456 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Jordan executed two al-Qaida prisoners before dawn Wednesday, a government spokesman said, just hours after Islamic State militants released a video purportedly showing a captured Jordanian pilot being burned alive in a cage.
Isis Sets Sunset Deadline for Jordan to Free Bomber and Save Hostage
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, Jordan, Japan, violence, terrorism, Human Rights, hostages, ethics, freedoms, government, middle-east, news, politics, humans, Human Rights )

Carrie
- 462 days ago - theguardian.com
Islamic State has set a deadline of sunset on Thursday for the release of a failed suicide bomber after Jordan agreed to free her in return for a Jordanian pilot being held hostage by the group. The fate of the Japanese journalist Kenji Goto, ...
Deal For ISIS Hostages In Limbo
World  (tags: ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, hostages, Japan, Jordan, terrorism, politics, interesting, government, violence, ethics, news )

Carrie
- 462 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The self-proclaimed Islamic State appears to have reached a deal that could spare the life of a Jordanian pilot it had threatened to kill in a matter of hours, Jordan's information minister said on state television on Wednesday. The deal could also ...
Refugees Caught in Heavy Snow as Storms Lash Lebanon and Jordan
World  (tags: Weather, snow, cold, UNHCR, UN Agencies, middle-east, refugees, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Gaza )

Evelyn
- 481 days ago - unhcr.org
Lebanon's Bekaa Valley was blanketed in snow on Wednesday morning, cutting off roads and affecting tens of thousands of refugees - many of whom live in makeshift shelters in more than 850 informal settlements See video: http://youtu.be/ZcWE9HToCdY
Jordanian Parliament Holds Moment of Silence - for Synagogue Terrorists
World  (tags: Israelis, slaughter, Jerusalem, Israel, Jordan, hostility, synagogue )

Beatrice
- 531 days ago - algemeiner.com
In an unprecedented gesture of hostility towards Israel, the Jordanian Parliament on Wednesday opened a cabinet meeting with a moment of silence for the two Palestinian terrorists who slaughtered five Israelis in a Jerusalem synagogue a day earlier,
 

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