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The new 7 Wonders of the World are Named

Source: I4U News, Mon July 09, 2007
Lisbon, Portugal - As reported earlier today, the new 7 Wonders have been announced at a show in Lisbon tonight.

UNICEF appeals for $42 million to help Iraqi children

Amman, Jordan - The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) today called for $42 million to help Iraqi children, who the agency said have reached a critical point due to violence and displacement.

‘Follow the Women - Women for peace’ cycle ride gets underway

Source: AME Info, Mon April 23, 2007
Aleppo, Syria - 'Follow the Women - Women for Peace' cycle ride started from Aleppo University in northern Syria on Saturday, with 249 female riders from 30 countries crossing the start line and heading straight into the first 30km road section from Aleppo to the site of the historic Saint Simeon Citadel.

Petra Nominated as New Seven Wonder

Source: Discovery News, Wed January 17, 2007
Petra, Jordan - Jordan's ancient city of Petra becomes a candidate for the new seven wonders.

Jordan congratulates Palestine on opening of Rafah crossing

Source: Xinhua, Fri November 25, 2005
Amman, Jordan - Jordanian King Abdullah II phoned Palestinian National Authority (PNA) President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday to congratulate him on the opening of the Rafah border crossing between the Gaza Strip and Egypt, a crucial link of the Palestinians to the outside world.

New centre to help working children get back to studies

Source:, Sun November 06, 2005
Amman, Jordan - A new outreach programme is under way by the Kingdom's labour and education authorities to provide thousands of working children with an improved social safety net and a chance for education.

Israel, Arabs agree to save Dead Sea

Source: Red Nova, Mon May 23, 2005
Shuneh, Jordan - Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority said Sunday they had agreed terms for a feasibility study on transferring water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea, to save the world's lowest sea from vanishing.

Jordan, Israel, PA sign canal study

Source: Washington Times, Mon May 09, 2005
Amman, Jordan - Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority Monday signed an agreement to conduct a feasibility study on building a canal linking the Dead and Red seas.

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