Jordan

Country Jordan
Capital Amman
Continent Asia
Currency Jordanian dinar(JOD)
Languages Arabic

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Following World War I and the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire, the UK received a mandate to govern much of the Middle East. Britain separated out a semi-autonomous region of Transjordan from Palestine in the early 1920s, and the area gained its independence in 1946; it adopted the name of Jordan in 1950. The country's long-time ruler was King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic leader, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states, Israel, and a large internal Palestinian population. Jordan lost the West Bank to Israel in the 1967 war and barely managed to defeat Palestinian rebels who threatened to overthrow the monarchy in 1970. King HUSSEIN in 1988 permanently relinquished Jordanian claims to the West Bank. In 1989, he reinstituted parliamentary elections and initiated a gradual political liberalization; political parties were legalized in 1992. In 1994, he signed a peace treaty with Israel. King ABDALLAH II, the son of King HUSSEIN, assumed the throne following his father's death in February 1999. Since then, he has consolidated his power and undertaken an aggressive economic reform program. Jordan acceded to the World Trade Organization in 2000, and began to participate in the European Free Trade Association in 2001. In 2003, Jordan staunchly supported the Coalition ouster of Saddam in Iraq and following the outbreak of insurgent violence in Iraq, absorbed thousands of displaced Iraqis. Municipal elections were held in July 2007 under a system in which 20% of seats in all municipal councils were reserved by quota for women. Parliamentary elections were held in November 2007 and saw independent pro-government candidates win the vast majority of seats. In November 2009, King ABDALLAH exercised his constitutional authority to dissolve parliament and called for new elections. Separately, he dismissed the government and appointed a new prime minister and cabinet in December 2009. The King charged the new government with conducting elections before the end of 2010 as well as instituting economic and political reforms.

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Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant — and this viral video helps us remember how incredibly similar their styles were - MarketWatch
  1. Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant — and this viral video helps us remember how incredibly similar their styles were  MarketWatch
  2. Michael Jordan's emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant: 'Like a little brother'  New York Post
  3. Michael Jordan on Kobe Bryant death: 'I am in shock'  Citizen Times
  4. Michael Jordan on Kobe: “He was like a little brother to me”  Eurohoops
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Michael Jordan shares emotional statement on the death of Kobe Bryant - Business Insider
  1. Michael Jordan shares emotional statement on the death of Kobe Bryant  Business Insider
  2. Kobe Bryant death: Michael Jordan shares emotional statement, says Bryant 'was like a little brother to me'  CBS Sports
  3. Michael Jordan comments on Kobe Bryant death  Washington Times
  4. Michael Jordan on Kobe Bryant: 'He was like a little brother to me' | TheHill  The Hill
  5. Michael Jordan on Kobe Bryant's death: 'Words can't describe the pain I'm feeling'  Yahoo Sports
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Michael Jordan releases statement on Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing - ClutchPointsMichael Jordan releases statement on Kobe Bryant’s tragic passing  ClutchPoints

In Trump's peace plan, Jordan only sees an ambush - HaaretzIn Trump's peace plan, Jordan only sees an ambush  Haaretz

Third man arrested over death of footballer Jordan Sinnott - The GuardianThird man arrested over death of footballer Jordan Sinnott  The Guardian

Jordan's PM reaffirms kingdom's stance on two-state solution - Xinhua | English.news.cn - XinhuaJordan's PM reaffirms kingdom's stance on two-state solution - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Peacemaker: The legacy of King Hussein of Jordan - Middle East EyePeacemaker: The legacy of King Hussein of Jordan  Middle East Eye

WFP Jordan Country Brief, December 2019 - Jordan - ReliefWebWFP Jordan Country Brief, December 2019 - Jordan  ReliefWeb

Obama, Michael Jordan lead tributes after death of ex-NBA superstar Kobe Bryant - The Australian Jewish NewsObama, Michael Jordan lead tributes after death of ex-NBA superstar Kobe Bryant  The Australian Jewish News

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Jordan Charges Stabbing Attack Suspect with Terrorism - Asharq Al-awsat EnglishJordan Charges Stabbing Attack Suspect with Terrorism  Asharq Al-awsat English

Jordan Sinnott: Murder inquiry after Matlock Town footballer dies - BBC NewsJordan Sinnott: Murder inquiry after Matlock Town footballer dies  BBC News

Kobe Bryant: Michael Jordan leads tributes to 'one of greatest players of his generation' - Sky NewsKobe Bryant: Michael Jordan leads tributes to 'one of greatest players of his generation'  Sky News

Jordan Sinnott: Murder arrest over Matlock Town footballer's death - BBC NewsJordan Sinnott: Murder arrest over Matlock Town footballer's death  BBC News

In Memory: Kobe Bryant took reigns from Michael Jordan and ran with them - Da Windy CityIn Memory: Kobe Bryant took reigns from Michael Jordan and ran with them  Da Windy City

Jordanian Vote Shows Why Defensible Borders Still Matter - AlgemeinerJordanian Vote Shows Why Defensible Borders Still Matter  Algemeiner

Jordan Parliament passes draft law to ban gas imports from Israel - Aljazeera.comJordan Parliament passes draft law to ban gas imports from Israel  Aljazeera.com

Michael Jordan has his own state of the game address - The Boston GlobeMichael Jordan has his own state of the game address  The Boston Globe

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Jordan's stance on Palestine unwavering — King - Jordan TimesJordan's stance on Palestine unwavering — King  Jordan Times

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Michael Jordan Reacts To Zion Williamson’s NBA Debut - The SpunMichael Jordan Reacts To Zion Williamson’s NBA Debut  The Spun

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Michael Jordan on LeBron James comparisons - NBA IndiaMichael Jordan on LeBron James comparisons  NBA India

Lakers News: Michael Jordan Discusses Comparisons Between Him, LeBron James - LakersNation.comLakers News: Michael Jordan Discusses Comparisons Between Him, LeBron James  LakersNation.com

Jordanian princess becomes her country's first female pilot - Al Jazeera EnglishJordanian princess becomes her country's first female pilot  Al Jazeera English

Jordan Brand releases Chinese New Year sneakers - Yahoo FinanceJordan Brand releases Chinese New Year sneakers  Yahoo Finance

Jordan's King rejects Trump's peace plan - Arutz ShevaJordan's King rejects Trump's peace plan  Arutz Sheva

Michael Jordan recognizes Europe’s contribution to basketball in America - ClutchPointsMichael Jordan recognizes Europe’s contribution to basketball in America  ClutchPoints

Nike unveils 2020 Jordan Brand NBA All-Star Edition uniforms - NBA IndiaNike unveils 2020 Jordan Brand NBA All-Star Edition uniforms  NBA India

Hornets’ Michael Jordan on Zion’s passion, LeBron comparisons, global reach - Charlotte ObserverHornets’ Michael Jordan on Zion’s passion, LeBron comparisons, global reach  Charlotte Observer

Jordan's King Abdullah II to address MEPs | News - EU NewsJordan's King Abdullah II to address MEPs | News  EU News

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20,000 pilgrims flock to Jesus’ baptismal site on Jordan River - The Jerusalem Post20,000 pilgrims flock to Jesus’ baptismal site on Jordan River  The Jerusalem Post

Flashbacks in the Jordan Valley - The Jerusalem PostFlashbacks in the Jordan Valley  The Jerusalem Post

Jordan's King Abdullah II Says 'No' to Trump Peace Plan - The Jewish Press - JewishPress.comJordan's King Abdullah II Says 'No' to Trump Peace Plan  The Jewish Press - JewishPress.com

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Michael Jordan Weighs in on Comparisons with Lebron James - Essentially SportsMichael Jordan Weighs in on Comparisons with Lebron James  Essentially Sports

Police say 'unanswered questions' surround death of footballer Jordan Sinnott - Nottinghamshire LivePolice say 'unanswered questions' surround death of footballer Jordan Sinnott  Nottinghamshire Live

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Gone too soon – Former Chesterfield players pay heartfelt tributes to Jordan 'Sinbad' Sinnott - Derbyshire TimesGone too soon – Former Chesterfield players pay heartfelt tributes to Jordan 'Sinbad' Sinnott  Derbyshire Times

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Jordan's king raises Palestine's plight in talks with Macron - ArabnewsJordan's king raises Palestine's plight in talks with Macron  Arabnews

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Jordan Brand Spring 2020 Women's Apparel - Nike NewsJordan Brand Spring 2020 Women's Apparel  Nike News

Tourism: Jordan's golden ticket - Jordan TimesTourism: Jordan's golden ticket  Jordan Times

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Michael Jordan Reveals How He'd Do In Today's Game - Fadeaway WorldMichael Jordan Reveals How He'd Do In Today's Game  Fadeaway World

Zion Williamson Will Wear This Air Jordan Sneaker During His NBA Debut Tonight - Footwear NewsZion Williamson Will Wear This Air Jordan Sneaker During His NBA Debut Tonight  Footwear News

Michael Jordan's Ex-Wife Is Notably Missing From 'The Last Dance' Documentary Trailer - Showbiz Cheat SheetMichael Jordan's Ex-Wife Is Notably Missing From 'The Last Dance' Documentary Trailer  Showbiz Cheat Sheet

The Air Jordan 4 “Black Cat” Is Available Now - Sneaker NewsThe Air Jordan 4 “Black Cat” Is Available Now  Sneaker News

ABAP 'disappointed' as IOC awards boxing OQT hosting to Jordan - ESPN PhilippinesABAP 'disappointed' as IOC awards boxing OQT hosting to Jordan  ESPN Philippines

Jordan Brand Air Dior Apparel and Accessories - Nike NewsJordan Brand Air Dior Apparel and Accessories  Nike News

Commentary: Jordan Burch’s LSU visit sets up signing day drama for South Carolina - The StateCommentary: Jordan Burch’s LSU visit sets up signing day drama for South Carolina  The State

Kobe Bryant recalls Michael Jordan’s text after passing him on scoring list - ClutchPointsKobe Bryant recalls Michael Jordan’s text after passing him on scoring list  ClutchPoints

Utah Jazz: Midseason grades for Jordan Clarkson - The J NotesUtah Jazz: Midseason grades for Jordan Clarkson  The J Notes

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Real-Life ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Sues Filmmakers For $300 Million - ForbesReal-Life ‘Wolf Of Wall Street’ Jordan Belfort Sues Filmmakers For $300 Million  Forbes

Israeli Control of the Jordan Valley Is Non-Negotiable - AlgemeinerIsraeli Control of the Jordan Valley Is Non-Negotiable  Algemeiner

Mubadala-backed Alcazar Weighs Sale of Egypt, Jordan Assets - BloombergMubadala-backed Alcazar Weighs Sale of Egypt, Jordan Assets  Bloomberg

BOOK OF CONDOLENCE: Jordan Sinnott - Bradford Telegraph and ArgusBOOK OF CONDOLENCE: Jordan Sinnott  Bradford Telegraph and Argus

The Jordan 6 Rings Drops In A “Defining Moments” Colorway - Sneaker NewsThe Jordan 6 Rings Drops In A “Defining Moments” Colorway  Sneaker News

Women's Air Jordan Official Release Date - Nike NewsWomen's Air Jordan Official Release Date  Nike News

The Israeli right’s ‘plan’ for Jordan's King Abdullah - HaaretzThe Israeli right’s ‘plan’ for Jordan's King Abdullah  Haaretz

Jordan Brand Unveils NBA All-Star 2020 Uniforms Inspired by Chicago Transit - HYPEBEASTJordan Brand Unveils NBA All-Star 2020 Uniforms Inspired by Chicago Transit  HYPEBEAST

Man Utd captain Harry Maguire pays tribute to Jordan Sinnott after tragic death - ExpressMan Utd captain Harry Maguire pays tribute to Jordan Sinnott after tragic death  Express

The Stealthy ‘Black Cat’ Air Jordan 4 Is Returning Next Week - Footwear NewsThe Stealthy ‘Black Cat’ Air Jordan 4 Is Returning Next Week  Footwear News

Jordan Cove Energy Project Withdraws Application For Key Oregon Permit - OPB NewsJordan Cove Energy Project Withdraws Application For Key Oregon Permit  OPB News

Video: Watch Jordan Rakei Play The Tiny Desk - NPRVideo: Watch Jordan Rakei Play The Tiny Desk  NPR

Before Michael B. Jordan Played Him in ‘Just Mercy,’ Bryan Stevenson Was a Kid Who Loved to Read - The New York TimesBefore Michael B. Jordan Played Him in ‘Just Mercy,’ Bryan Stevenson Was a Kid Who Loved to Read  The New York Times

Request to close Jordan Road for amphibian crossings concerns police chief - The Keene SentinelRequest to close Jordan Road for amphibian crossings concerns police chief  The Keene Sentinel

Former Drake & Scull chief executive arrested at Jordan airport - News - GCRFormer Drake & Scull chief executive arrested at Jordan airport - News  GCR

QB Jordan Love Is the Boom-or-Bust Wild Card of the 2020 NFL Draft - Bleacher ReportQB Jordan Love Is the Boom-or-Bust Wild Card of the 2020 NFL Draft  Bleacher Report

Colorful Patent Leather Swooshes On This Air Jordan 1 Mid - KicksOnFire.comColorful Patent Leather Swooshes On This Air Jordan 1 Mid  KicksOnFire.com

Rep. Jim Jordan: There are four key impeachment facts that Democrats cannot change - Fox NewsRep. Jim Jordan: There are four key impeachment facts that Democrats cannot change  Fox News

Jordan's tourism income up 10% - Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)Jordan's tourism income up 10%  Brazil-Arab News Agency (ANBA)

Supergirl sneak peek reveals Jeremy Jordan's return as Winn — and Toyman? - Entertainment Weekly NewsSupergirl sneak peek reveals Jeremy Jordan's return as Winn — and Toyman?  Entertainment Weekly News

Gantz vows to annex Jordan Valley 'in coordination with international communtiy' - The Times of IsraelGantz vows to annex Jordan Valley 'in coordination with international communtiy'  The Times of Israel

Dancing on Ice's James Jordan goes shopping for baby daughter ahead of her arrival - HELLO!Dancing on Ice's James Jordan goes shopping for baby daughter ahead of her arrival  HELLO!

A Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneakers Releases - ComplexA Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneakers Releases  Complex

Jordan Henderson shows why he may be Liverpool’s most important player of all - The GuardianJordan Henderson shows why he may be Liverpool’s most important player of all  The Guardian