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Jordan - April 2006

April 7th 2006
Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Bible stories, lost cities, Lawrence of Arabia - Jordan has romantic associations up to its eyeballs. It's one of the most welcoming, hospitable countries in the world. Jordan is largely desert but this one bland word covers a multitude of scenes from red sands and towering cliffs to stony plains of volcanic basalt and hills rich with olive trees. Jordan is part of the ... read more
Middle East » Jordan

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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