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Four Islamist militants 18 Dec clashed with security forces in Karak in south; four militants, seven police and three civilians reportedly killed, Islamic State claimed responsibility. Police clashed with suspected militants 20 Dec near Karak, four police and one suspect killed, two arrested.

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Reports & Briefings

Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East (IX): Dallying with Reform in a Divided Jordan

Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East (IX): Dallying with Reform in a Divided Jordan

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Failed Responsibility: Iraqi Refugees in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon

Failed Responsibility: Iraqi Refugees in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon

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Jordan's 9/11: Dealing with Jihadi Islamism

Jordan's 9/11: Dealing with Jihadi Islamism

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The Challenge of Political Reform: Jordanian Democratisation and Regional Instability

The Challenge of Political Reform: Jordanian Democratisation and Regional Instability

Red Alert In Jordan: Recurrent Unrest In Maan

Red Alert In Jordan: Recurrent Unrest In Maan

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Popular Protest in North Africa and the Middle East (IX): Dallying with Reform in a Divided Jordan

The season of Arab uprisings has not engulfed Jordan, but nor has it entirely passed the nation by. Pillars of the regime are showing cracks, and it ultimately will have to either undertake sweeping change or experience far-reaching turmoil.

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Failed Responsibility: Iraqi Refugees in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon

A refugee crisis was feared before the coalition invasion of Iraq in 2003, but it came later than anticipated, and on a greater scale.

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