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Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday including the killer of a secular writer and militant involved in an attack on tourists in the capital Amman in 2006.

A Jordanian military judge has sentenced to death a former imam who gunned down prominent writer Nahed Hattar on the steps of a courthouse earlier this year.

Why Jordanians are protesting multibillion-dollar gas deal with Israel

Justin Clark

Why Jordanians are protesting multibillion-dollar gas deal with Israel

In-depth: Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets to demonstrate against a recently approved natural gas deal with Israel, at the end of an eventful week in the kingdom.

Jordanian king offers condolences to murdered writer's family

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Jordanian king offers condolences to murdered writer's family

King Abdullah II has visited the family of Nahed Hattar after the controversial writer was gunned down outside a courthouse in ...

Jordan protest calls for government resignation over <em>Hattar</em> murder Jordan protest calls for government resignation over Hattar murder

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Jordan protest calls for government resignation over Hattar murder

Video: Hundreds have protested outside the premier's office, calling for the resignation of Jordan's government over the failure to prevent the ...

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Jordan's Media Commission issues reporting ban on Hattar murder

Jordan places a ban on publishing any of the details related to the murder of Nahed Hattar, implementing Jordanian law on reporting restrictions.

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Jordan cautious and nervous following Hattar killing

The assassination of Jordanian critic Nahed Hattar has divided public opinion, with many seeing this as an attack on freedom ...

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Suspect in killing of Jordanian writer named by police

A senior source in the Jordanian government has given details of the chief suspect in the killing of Nahed Hattar to The New ...

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Who was Nahed Hattar?

A controversial Jordanian satirist who moved to his 'second home' in Lebanon due to security threats, Nahed Hattar has sparked ...

Gunman kills Jordanian writer charged over anti-Islam cartoon

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Gunman kills Jordanian writer charged over anti-Islam cartoon

Prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was assassinated on Sunday outside a court in Amman where he was facing charges for ...

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