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Watch Bill Clinton and Others Memorialize International Icon Muhammad Ali

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The crucial highway linking Jordan to Baghdad runs right at the heart of Fallujah — and retaking it could keep Jordan from economic collapse.


The Syrians Stuck in No Man’s Land

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Deadly Attack at Jordanian Training Base Highlights Dangers for U.S. Contractors

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Turkey and Jordan to EU: Our Refugee Problem Is Bigger Than Yours

At the United Nations Monday, Turkish and Jordanian leaders called on the international community to bear more of the refugee burden.


Meet the Shadow Warrior Leading the Fight Against the Islamic State

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