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Friday protest in Amman, Jordan (2 of 5)
Al Husseini Mosque, Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
05 Oct 2012

Thousands of Jordanians, including many women and children, gathered in front of Al-Husseini Mosque in downtown Amman to call for electoral reform after Friday prayer on October 5, 2012.

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Friday protest in Amman, Jordan (3 of 5)
Al Husseini Mosque, Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
05 Oct 2012

Thousands of Jordanians, including many women and children, gathered in front of Al-Husseini Mosque in downtown Amman to call for electoral reform after Friday prayer on October 5, 2012.

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No Repair
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
22 Sep 2012

There will be no fixing of Jordan under the current circumstances, say the protesters, with a sign that reads, "No repair under the grip of security!"

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March from the Mosque
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
22 Sep 2012

Pro-reform protestors march from Amman's Hussein Mosque after Friday prayer

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After the protest
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

One of the pro-government protestors is doused in water by his fellow demonstrators after fighting.

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Ideas Clash in Jordan
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Clashes erupt as protestors call for the release of detained activists during a march from Amman's Hussein Mosque following Friday prayer on September 21, 2012.

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Police Intervenes
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A police officer tries to break up the fight between protestors, while other demonstrators and media look on.

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Looking for a hand
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A police officer gets knocked to the ground while trying to separate the fights between demonstrators.

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Freedom
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

An protestor in downtown Amman calls for the release of activists who have been jailed for demonstrating.

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View From Above
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Jordan police watch the demonstrators from above the street in downtown Amman.

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Free the Detained
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A protester calls for the release of activists who were arrested three weeks ago, holding a sign that reads, "No political arrests!" "Freedom!"

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Hands Up
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Demonstrators walk together in downtown Amman, calling for the release of activists who have been arrested in the past three weeks.

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Downtown Protest
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A mix of hundreds of protestors walk together through downtown Amman after Friday noon prayers, some calling for the release of detained activists, while others rally for the government.

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From His Shoulders
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A demonstrator uses his megaphone to drown out the chants from the pro-government protestors, calling for the release of detained activists.

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For The Government
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Men climb a ladder to shout their support for the government while police officers blocked them from demonstrators on the other side of the street.

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What Have You Accomplished?
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

A demonstrator holds a sign mocking Jordan's Prime Minister Fayez al-Tarawneh: "Tarawneh: Raises prices. One Vote. Arrests. Media law."

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Signs Up
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
21 Sep 2012

Hundreds of protesters gather in downtown Amman after Friday noon prayer. Activists mix with pro-government demonstrators, police and media, holding up signs that directed to those arrested in the past three weeks here in Jordan, "Freedom Arrested, You are the first and we will follow you."

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Holding the line
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Police link arms ahead of the protest marchers. Jordan Police came out in large numbers — at least 200 strong — to ensure the demonstration stayed peaceful. Nonetheless, a few scuffles broke out.

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Change the system
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Protesters displayed signs and shouted slogans on a variety of subjects, from what they said was an increasing crackdown on freedom of expression to championing causes like free healthcare and free education

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Follow the leader
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Demonstrators march away from Hussein Mosque Friday afternoon.

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Chanting loud
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Two young demonstrators march behind a sign that reads, "No repair under the grip of security."

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Protesting in Peace
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Friday's pro-reform demonstration, which drew about 300 protestors, was largely peaceful save for a few minor scuffles that broke out with pro-government supporters

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Held up
AMMAN, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

A reform protestor is held by police after a tussle broke out up a side street after the demonstration had ended.

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All together now
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
21 Sep 2012

Protestors sang loud and proud despite an increase in detainment of those criticizing the government, they said.

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Waiting to be Heard
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
20 Sep 2012

A pro-reform protest leader stands on the fringes during noon prayer at Hussein Mosque. Demonstrators took to the streets to decry the arrest of political activists and launched thinly veiled criticisms of King Abdullah.

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Editor's Picks 16 September 2012
Middle East
By Editor's Picks
15 Sep 2012

Cairo Calms Down After Violent Protests

Gunmen Open Fire At Arish Police Department, North Sinai

Morsi & Bashir Discuss Regional Developments Between Egypt And Sudan

Crowds Gathered In Jordan, Shaking Their Shoes At America
Friday Night Unrest At US Embassy In Jordan

Azaz, Syria's northernmost border with Turkey, has seen its share of fighting and now lives with the remnants. Bombed out schools, tanks and factories are whats left for the villagers whose children enjoy playing on the tanks.

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Protest outside U.S. Embassy in Amman...
Amman, Jordan
By Melissa Tabeek
14 Sep 2012

Protesters gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy near dusk in Amman, Jordan on September 14, chanting anti-American slogans.

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PROTEST OUTSIDE U.S EMBASSY IN JORDAN...
Jordan Amman
By Beirut Editor's Picks
14 Sep 2012

A protest of about 150 demonstrators gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy in Amman, Jordan near dusk on September 14, condemning the now infamous YouTube video that insulted the Prophet Mohammad, and chanting anti-American slogans.

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Victory Child
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
16 Aug 2012

A Syrian boy flashes victory signs while waiting in line for a food truck in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate Jordan. August 2012.

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Syrian child signals 'V' in Zaatari
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

A Syrian child signals a victory sign while waiting outside of a food truck in the Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan. August 15, 2012.

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UN Tent in Zaatari Marked with Graffiti
Mafraq Governate, Jordan
By Mat Wolf
15 Aug 2012

A tent marked with the words "Our homeland will be returned to us" in the Zaatari Syrian refugee camp in Mafraq Governorate, Jordan. August 15, 2012.

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Smuggled to Safety
Amman, Jordan
By Osie Greenway
17 Jul 2012

Physical therapist work on Ahmed Kalif,  27 from Homs Syria who was with his family hiding in there home when the Syrian Army began airstikes and firing tanks into his neighborhood, his home crumbled around him and his wife and daughter leaving them exposed  he began moving his family across the street to another home when another burst of shells hit the street and shrapnel tore off his left leg. He was rounded up with other wounded civilians and smuggled into Jordan by the Free Syrian Army where he is still undergoing rehabilitation. He claims that if the Free Syrian Army was not there to defend us all of Homs would have been killed. Amman, Jordan July, 2012.

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Samir Patiently Waiting on Syria
Mafraq, Jordan
By Osie Greenway
12 Jul 2012

Samir resting in his UNHCR provided tent with his 1 year old daughter Zanib who he snuck across the Syrian border at night to avoid the Syrian armies patrols that are known to shoot at refugees crossing the border illegally. The tents are the only shade from the scorching Jordanian desert sun.

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Goal Jordan
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
04 Jun 2012

Jordanians celebrate their country's equalizer against Iraq during the first match of their World Cup qualifier on June 3.

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Eyes on the action
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
04 Jun 2012

Jordanian fans watch their team in action against Iraq on June 3

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Countdown to game time
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
04 Jun 2012

Fans of the Jordan National Football Team relax outside Amman International Stadium before the team's World Cup qualifying match against Iraq.

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Kick-off
Amman, Jordan
By MattKauffman
03 Jun 2012

The scene inside Amman International Stadium just before Jordan's World Cup qualifying game against Iraq.

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Faith and X-rays
Madaba, Jordan
By MattKauffman
31 May 2012

X-rays of Ahmed's mangled foot, the result of an altercation with Syrian military after leaving his neighborhood mosque in his home of Dara'a, rest on top of the family's Qur'an. After undergoing three surgeries in Amman, doctors told him they should amputate his foot above the ankle. He refuses to go back for the last surgery. He and his family of 15 now live on the ground floor of a private residence outside Madaba.