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Jordan Photos 008

Qalat Ajloun, Jordan

January 12th 2010
Originally built by Saladin circa 1184 AD to contain the growth of the Latin Kingdom in the north of the Jordan Valley, Qalat (Castle) Ajloun was later captured by the Mongols, the Mamluks and finally the Ottomans. ... read more
Middle East » Jordan » North » Jerash

Jordanian Flag For most of its history since independence from British administration in 1946, Jordan was ruled by King HUSSEIN (1953-99). A pragmatic ruler, he successfully navigated competing pressures from the major powers (US, USSR, and UK), various Arab states... ... read more
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