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Botched rape attempt exposes capital’s abandoned buildings ‘dilemma’

A reported failed rape attempt at an abandoned building in Amman on Tuesday has exposed a “dangerous” phenomenon of abandoned buildings, which is a “headache” to both the municipality and police, officials from both institutions acknowledged.  
  • Activists raise Raqqa strikes’ death toll to 95

    The death toll from a series of Syrian government air strikes on the Islamic State (IS) group's stronghold in northeastern Syria has risen to at least 95, making it one of the deadliest attacks on the city of Raqqa in the past three years, activists said Wednesday.

  • Moody’s gives Jordan economy stable outlook

    Moody's Investors Service on Wednesday said the sovereign credit outlook for Jordan will remain stable next year at B1, as the Kingdom has proven resilient to regional unrest and has strong track records of subsidy reforms. 

  • Islamic State group gains toehold in Libya — experts

    With Libya engulfed in chaos, the town of Derna in the east of the largely lawless country is emerging as a new stronghold for the Islamic State jihadist group, experts say.


‘No political money’ so far in Irbid election campaign

The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said that it.

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