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Israeli leader bans MP from squaring up to Jordanian rival

Israeli leader bans MP from squaring up to Jordanian rivalIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had to step in on Wednesday to prevent tensions with Jordan spiralling into a brawl between two lawmakers who agreed to meet on the border. Oren Hazan, from Netanyahu’s Likud party, had accepted a challenge from Jordanian MP Yahya al-Saud to meet near the main crossing between the two countries on Wednesday morning, with fears of a fistfight. Hazan told military radio he approached the border but did not cross on Netanyahu’s orders.



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Jordanian man killed, two people wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan: police

Jordanian man killed, two people wounded at Israeli embassy in Jordan: policeBy Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) – One Jordanian was killed and two people, a Jordanian and an Israeli, were wounded in a shooting incident on Sunday in a building inside the Israeli embassy complex in Jordan’s capital Amman, police said. The two Jordanians, working for a furniture firm, had entered the embassy compound before the shooting, the police said in a statement, adding that the dead man was killed by a gunshot and the two wounded men had been rushed to hospital. Israel has imposed a ban on reporting the incident and has made no public comment.



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The Latest: Royal Jordanian to enforce ban starting Friday

The Latest: Royal Jordanian to enforce ban starting FridayCAIRO (AP) — The Latest developments related to the U.S. government move to bar passengers in eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops and other electronics onboard direct flights to the United States (all times local):



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Freed Jordanian who killed 7 Israeli girls shows no remorse

Freed Jordanian who killed 7 Israeli girls shows no remorseIBDIR, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian soldier who killed seven Israeli schoolgirls in a 1997 shooting rampage was unrepentant after his release from prison Sunday, lashing out at Israelis with harshly derogatory remarks.



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