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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

Kingdom’s border with Iraq ‘completely secure’ — officials

Jordan's Karama border crossing with Iraq is still open with disruption only on the Iraqi side, authorities said on Saturday, stressing that the border is under full control from the Jordanian side. Full story