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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

Three lions brought to Jordan from Gaza for medical attention

Three lions have arrived in Jordan from the Gaza Strip to receive medical attention after the Israeli aggression on the coastal enclave destroyed their zoo and left them in difficult conditions, according to conservationists. Full story