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- The head office is based in Beirut, Lebanon. It has branch offices in Ankara, Damascus, Abu Dhabi, Amman and Kuwait. All six offices cover news stories in the entire Middle East and Africa region. birth_date 1898 birth_place Amman, Jordan death_date 1989 death_date 1989 death_place Amman, Jordan party Independent (Independent_(politician)) Al-Mufti served as the prime minister of Jordan (List of Prime Ministers of Jordan) for three times. Al-Mufti inhabited a house on Jabal Amman which was an area for the Elites in Amman; His house became known for its architecture and was later dubbed the Al-Mufti House. Al-Mufti was an Independent (Independent_(politician)) politician. DATE OF BIRTH 1898 PLACE OF BIRTH Amman, Jordan DATE OF DEATH 1989 DATE OF DEATH 1989 PLACE OF DEATH Amman, Jordan Offices The Crisis Group's international headquarters are in Brussels, with advocacy offices in Washington DC (where it is based as a legal entity), New York (New York City), London and Moscow. The organisation currently operates seventeen field offices (in Abuja, Amman, Bishkek, Bogotá, Cairo, Colombo, Dakar, Dushanbe, Islamabad, Jakarta, Kabul, Kathmandu, Nairobi, Port-au-Prince, Pristina, Seoul and Tbilisi), with analysts working in over 50 crisis-affected countries and territories across four continents. * Saudi Arabian Airlines Flight 163 caught fire at Riyadh's International Airport en route from Karachi, Pakistan on August 19, 1980 * Iraqi Airways Flight 163, en route from Baghdad's Baghdad International Airport to Amman, Jordan, was hijacked (Aircraft hijacking) and crashed on December 25, 1986 * List of highways numbered 163 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan style "background:gold; text-align:center;" 1st Asian Championships Amman, Jordan style "background:gold; text-align:center;" 1st The inaugural show quickly became popular and tickets for the show became harder to get as the show went on. The students, particularly the Top 8, became household names, and those that made the Top 8 became instant stars. The eight finalists were Mohammad Attia (Egypt), Bashar Al Shatty (Kuwait), Sophia El Mareekh (Morocco), Bahaa' El Kafy (Tunisia), Ahmed El Sherif (Tunisia), Myriam Attallah (Syria), Mohammad Khalawi (Saudi Arabia) and Cynthia Karam (Lebanon). The teachers were as follows: Wadih Abi Raad, Michael Fadel, Mary Mahfouth, Betty, Aida, Elissar Karakalla and Rola Saad.n At the end of the show, an album featuring the Top 8 was released, as well as a music video for the winner. They then went on a Pan Arab tour, performing concerts in Dubai, Kuwait, Cairo, Alexandria, Amman, Damascus, and Beirut. death_date 1994 death_place Amman, Jordan residence Jabal Amman 1st Circle Received the Amman Loyalty Medal for Creativity, Amman, Jordan 1999. Received the Amman Loyalty Medal for Creativity, Amman, Jordan 1999. After a period in London, he served in Germany, served in Amman during the Suez Crisis, in Warsaw, and in Vienna during the Prague Spring, before returning to London. He moved from Eastern bloc espionage in 1973 to supervise SIS activities in Northern Ireland. He became deputy head of SIS in 1979 and its ninth Chief in 1981. The following year, SIS was involved in the Falklands War, seeking to prevent Argentina obtaining stocks of Exocet missiles to be carried by their Super Etendard attack aircraft. Obituary: Sir Colin Figgures Daily Telegraph, 21 December 2006 He received an OBE in 1969 and CMG (Order of St Michael and St George) in 1978, and advanced to KCMG in 1983. Azzam then went to Egypt to continue Islamic studies at Cairo’s Al-Azhar University where he earned a Master’s degree in Sharia. He returned to teach at the University of Jordan in Amman, but in 1970, the Jordanian military expelled PLO militants from Jordan during what became known as Black September (Black September in Jordan), thereby preventing the use of Jordanian territory for anti-Israeli and anti-Western attacks. In 1971, Azzam received a scholarship to once again attend Al-Azhar University where he obtained his Ph.D. in the Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence (Usool ul-Fiqh) in 1973. Jordan *Petra, Amman, Jordan *Wadi Rum Desert (Wadi Rum), Jordan thumb right 300px Lieutenant General Henry George Chauvel Sir Harry Chauvel (Image:P03631.042Williams.jpg) (front, second left) and Lieutenant Colonel Williams (front, second right) with No. 1 Squadron Bristol Fighters, February 1918 alt Row of biplanes with four men in military uniforms in the foreground In June 1918, Williams was made a brevet (Brevet (military)) lieutenant colonel and commander of the RAF (Royal Air Force)'s 40th (Army) Wing (No. 40 Wing RAF), which was operating in Palestine. WikiPedia:Amman Dmoz:Regional Middle East Jordan Localities Amman Commons:Category:Amman


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Alia International Airport '''Base''' **Amman – Amman Civil Airport **Amman – Queen Alia International Airport '''Base''' **Amman – Amman Civil Airport **Aqaba – King Hussein International Airport birth_date birth_place Amman, Jordan field Visual Art Art Criticism DATE OF BIRTH June 22, 1953 PLACE OF BIRTH Amman, Jordan DATE OF DEATH


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kilometers south of Amman and east of the Dead Sea. Previously nomadic, the modern community settled the town in the 1950s. Today, Dhiban is approximately 15000 members strong, with many working in the army, government agencies, or in seasonal agricultural production. A number of young people study in nearby universities in Karak (Al Karak), Madaba, and Amman. Most inhabitants practice Islam. '''Dhiban''' is a Jordanian town located in Madaba Governorate

, approximately 70 kilometers south of Amman and east of the Dead Sea. Previously nomadic, the modern community settled the town in the 1950s. Today, Dhiban is approximately 15000 members strong, with many working in the army, government agencies, or in seasonal agricultural production. A number of young people study in nearby universities in Karak (Al Karak), Madaba, and Amman. Most inhabitants practice Islam. foundation 1982 location Amman, Jordan


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and its surroundings, Turpan, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Muslims firmly believe in the story as it is mentioned in the Qur'an; however, some aspects of the story are not covered in its account, including the exact location of the cave. Some allege that it is in Ephesus, Turkey; others cite a place near Amman, Jordan. Uyghur (Uyghur people) Muslims even suggest Tuyukhojam, Turpan is the location of the cave, because they believe that place matches the Qur'an's


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postal_code_type Postal code postal_code 11110-17198 area_code +962(6) website Amman City footnotes '''Amman''' ( ) is the capital and most populous city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Jordan). It is the country's political, cultural

: www.levantjo.com ). They are located in Jabal Amman, 3rd Circle Behind Le Royal Hotel, Tel : 46 28 948 * '''Cantaloupe''' - is a fairly trendy restaurant and cocktail bar with terrace impressively overlooking the city. Salads and fish are good, steaks are excellent. Regional and local wines are remarkably good. Service is excellent and unobtrusive. A little loud as the evening progresses. Contact details: 10 Rainbow Street, 1 Juqa Street Jabal Amman Mobile: +962 7777 333 33 Telefax: +962 6 46 56 561

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commuters and triggering a response from some 2,000 personnel from 22 governmental organizations (Organisations of the Singapore Government). (CNA) *A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 on the moment magnitude scale hits Greece at 13:34. The earthquake's epicentre was in the sea region 25 km east of the island of Kythira, about 200 km south of Athens. Although it was felt as far as Sicily, south Italy, Egypt, and Amman in Jordan, it was not disastrous due to its deep hypocentre and the sea-bed epicentre. Little damage (mainly in Kythira) and few light injuries are reported. (CNN.com) (USGS) WikiPedia:Amman Dmoz:Regional Middle East Jordan Localities Amman Commons:Category:Amman


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. Over 60 killed and 115 injured.FREE&cm_ite NA Deadly Bombings Hit Jordan – TheStreet.com, 9 November 2005 Jordan bombings kill 57, wound 300 – Al Jazeera, 9 November 2005 Four attackers including a husband and wife team were involved.


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. Moderate to pricey, but it's worth it; the atmosphere alone is worth it, it's quite fancy yet very cozy. Their house specialities include "Entrecote", various steaks and a variety of sea food. * '''Levant''' is a very comfortable restaurant with excellent service, excellent English and excellent food. They serve "gourmet" Arabic food, which means fresh local ingredients in surprising and delicious combinations. For more information you can view their website(http: www.levantjo.com ). They are located in Jabal Amman, 3rd Circle Behind Le Royal Hotel, Tel : 46 28 948 * '''Cantaloupe''' - is a fairly trendy restaurant and cocktail bar with terrace impressively overlooking the city. Salads and fish are good, steaks are excellent. Regional and local wines are remarkably good. Service is excellent and unobtrusive. A little loud as the evening progresses. Contact details: 10 Rainbow Street, 1 Juqa Street Jabal Amman Mobile: +962 7777 333 33 Telefax: +962 6 46 56 561 * WikiPedia:Amman Dmoz:Regional Middle East Jordan Localities Amman Commons:Category:Amman


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himself with military strongman general Adib al-Shishakli, who contrived to have Selu appointed minister of defense in three cabinets under president Atassi. Shishakli finally launched a coup in November 1951, but could not persuade the popular Atassi to stay on as president, who resigned in protest. As a result, Shishakli appointed Selu as president, prime minister and chief of staff, while retaining real power for himself with the less public role of deputy chief of staff. The two men ran

Amman

settlement_type City image_skyline AMMAN 2.jpg imagesize 300px image_caption Amman city landmarks, From right to left and above to below: Amman's skyline as seen from Sport city, Temple of Hercules at Amman Citadel, Omayyad Palace, Ottoman Hejaz Railway station, Roman theater (Roman theater (Jordan)), Abdoun Bridge, King Abdullah I Mosque and Raghadan Flagpole. image_seal Ammanlogo.png image_flag Amman Jordan Flag.svg pushpin_map Jordan pushpin_mapsize 300 coordinates_region JO subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Governorate (Governorates of Jordan) subdivision_name1 Capital Governorate (Amman Governorate) leader_title Mayor leader_name Akel Biltaji established_title Founded established_date 7000 BC established_title2 Municipality established_date2 1909 area_total_km2 1680 area_land_km2 population_as_of 2014 population_note population_footnotes population_urban 4,125,000 http: jordantimes.com ammans-population-rises-to-around-4-million----biltaji population_metro 5,125,000 http: www.geohive.com cntry jordan.aspx latd 31 latm 56 lats 59 latNS N

longd 35 longm 55 longs 58 longEW E elevation_min_m 700 elevation_max_m 1100 timezone +2 Eastern European Standard Time (Eastern European Time) http: www.timeanddate.com time zones eet utc_offset timezone_DST +3 Arabia Standard Time postal_code_type Postal code postal_code 11110-17198 area_code +962(6) website Amman City footnotes '''Amman''' ( , with an additional million residing in the surrounding areas. Other population estimates consider the number of expatriates residing within the city limits and rank the total population much higher.

The recent economic growth experienced in Amman is unmatched by any other Arab city except those located in the Persian Gulf area. Amman is also the administrative seat of the homonymous governorate (Amman Governorate). Amman is also ranked a Beta− global city on the World city index, the same category as Abu Dhabi, Kuwait City and Manama.

Amman was named one of the MENA's best cities according to economic, labour, environmental, and socio-cultural factors. Amman is among the most popular locations for multinational corporations to set up their regional offices, alongside Doha and only behind Dubai. Furthermore, it is expected that in the next 10 years these three cities will capture the largest share of multinational corporation activity in the region.

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