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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

Jordanian air force destroys vehicles trying to cross from Syria –– statement

Fighter jets from the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) on Wednesday attacked and destroyed several vehicles trying to cross the Jordanian border from Syria, a statement issued by the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) said. Full story