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All Posts Tagged With: "Jordan"

Iraqi Exodus: Video: Settling in Portland, Oregon

In this WIDE ANGLE web exclusive, we follow up with a refugee featured in "Iraqi Exodus" who recently moved from Amman, Jordan to Portland, Oregon.

Jan 1st, 2010 | Comments

One Woman’s Brave Struggle to Expose “Honor Killings”

An award-winning Jordanian author chronicles how her reporting exposed the often accepted practice of murdering women in the name of family honor.

Jul 29th, 2009 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: In Amman, All Eyes on Gaza

An estimated 60 percent of Jordanians are of Palestinian origin or descent—including my family.

Jan 15th, 2009 | Comments

Europe To Host Up to 10,000 Iraqi Refugees

The European Union announced on November 27 that it will provide asylum for to up to 10,000 Iraqi refugees currently living in Jordan and Syria.

Dec 1st, 2008 | Comments

Senior U.S. Official Visits Syria to Discuss Iraqi Refugees

James Foley, the U.S. State Department senior coordinator for Iraqi refugees, is meeting with Middle East officials this week to discuss Iraqi refugee needs in the region and, ultimately, to speed up the process of admitting Iraqi refugees to the U.S.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

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Iraqi Exodus: Video: Full Episode

WIDE ANGLE reports from the frontlines of the staggering refugee crisis in the Middle East as Iraqis flee their war-torn country.

Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

Iraqi Exodus: Credits




Aug 19th, 2008 | Comments

U.S. Admits More Iraqi Refugees

In May, the United States accepted 1,141 Iraqi refugees--the most the U.S. has accepted in a given month. The Bush administration projected it could admit almost 8,000 more refugees by the end of September, closing in on (but not guaranteeing) its goal of 12,000 refugees by fiscal year-end.

Jun 19th, 2008 | Comments

Class of 2006: Map: Family Law in the Middle East and North Africa: Jordan

Read about family law in Jordan.

Jul 25th, 2006 | Comments

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