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Christmas

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Although shops in Amman began displaying Christmas items as early as two months ago, this week saw an explosion of holiday buying around the city as shoppers snapped up Christmas trees, ornaments, lights and Santa Claus figurines. Decorating trees and giving gifts for Christmas are traditions observed by Jordan's Christian community, but shopkeepers say that some Muslims also buy holiday items for their Christian friends Photos by Muath Freij

8 people injured, 17 sheep dead in collision

Eight people were injured and 17 sheep were killed on Thursday in a collision between a bus and a pickup truck in Kafranjah, Ajloun, according to the Civil Defence Department (CDD) media office. Full story