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Planning a trip to Jordan? Here are some food options that one should not miss

Food is one of the key aspects of Jordanian culture. There's an old saying, “Even when you're full, you can still always eat 40 more bites of food" and the locals live by this quote.

Israel threatens Hamas: We will teach you a lesson very soon if you do not learn

Over the past month, tensions have risen in and around Gaza after more than a year of relative calm following a major Israeli confrontation with Hamas in November 2012.


2 car bombings kill 13 civilians in Iraq

The Iraqi army and al-Qaeda militants are fighting in two provinces of the country.

Dubai welcomes 2014 with fireworks display,breaks Guinness world record

500,000 fireworks were used,and 200 experts had worked to synchronise the impressive show.

Kerry to present Israel,Palestine outline for final Middle East peace deal

The core issue is the borders between Israel and a future Palestine,and security.

The OPCW's plan for destruction of Syrian chemical weapons

OPCW DG Uzumcu said all 'important elements' of the destruction are in place.


Explosions around Iraq claim at least 18 lives

Violence in Iraq continues unabated as factions collide for vengeance and influence.

At least 20 dead as suicide bomber attacks Yemen’s Defence Ministry

Worst attack in country in 18 months; two foreign staff gunned down.

Syria: Fighting near Damascus kills 160

Rebels are reportedly trying to break the siege by state forces that have cut rebel supply lines.

Syria: Islamist rebels say seize crucial oilfield from Assad forces

Loss of al-Omar oil field means the govt will have to almost fully depend on imported crude.