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Reaction to Killing of Jordanian Pilot

In the wake of news reports of the brutal killing of Jordanian pilot Moath al-Kasasbeh at the hands of ISIL, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to expect increased police and security presence throughout Jordan.  Several gatherings, including one to welcome the return of King Abdullah II at Queen Alia International Airport today, are expected.  ...
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Media Reports on Death of Jordanian pilot

Media organizations are reporting the death of the Jordanian pilot held by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).  U.S. citizens should expect an increased police and security presence in cities in Jordan, particularly Amman and Karak.  Spontaneous demonstrations are likely to occur in those cities.  The U.S. Embassy is monitoring these reports ...
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The NESA UGRAD Scholarship

Applications now accepted for the academic year (2015-2016) Deadline: February 18, 2015 Overview; The Near East South Asia Undergraduate (NESA UGRRAD) program is a merit-based scholarship for outstanding undergraduate students to study in the U.S. for one semester in a non-degree program.  Selected students will have the opportunity for in-depth exposure to U.S. society, culture, ...
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TechGirls Program

Deadline February 15 , 2015. Jordanian Secondary School students are invited to apply for this year’s TechGirls program. The program will bring 27 teenage girls, ages 15-17, with a demonstrated aptitude and strong interest in the field of technology, from select countries in the Middle East and North Africa to the United States for a ...
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