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Shootout in southern Jordan kills 3 officers, suspect

Dec. 19, 2022 13:18 PM EST

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Three police officers were killed in a restive area of southern Jordan on Monday while trying to arrest suspects in last week’s slaying of a police commander. The main suspect was also killed in the gun battle, authorities said. The shootout took place near...

Jordanian police: Shootout in southern Jordan during arrest raid in police commander's slaying kills 3 officers, suspect

Dec. 19, 2022 04:30 AM EST
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordanian police: Shootout in southern Jordan during arrest raid in police commander's slaying kills 3 officers, suspect.

Women's soccer makes gains in Mideast despite conservatives

Nov. 02, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Sarah Asimrin still hears it from her uncles sometimes: “You’re a girl, it’s not right.” But on a recent evening, the 13-year-old Jordanian was on her club’s soccer field practicing alongside other girls and boys. “I fell in love with the game...