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‘Theeb’ becomes first Jordanian film to receive Oscar nod

Jordanian coming-of-age tale “Theeb” made history on Thursday, becoming the first film from Jordan to receive an Oscar nomination. Director Naji Abu Nowar’s “bedouin-Western” is nominated for the foreign-language Academy Award alongside Danish Afghan-conflict drama “A War”, Hungarian Holocaust story…

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King commends heroic actions by young Jordanians during rainstorm – See more at: http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/king-commends-heroic-actions-young-jordanians-during-rainstorm#sthash.uXQ33nUh.dpuf

His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday commended the heroic conduct of Jordanians who assisted families during the recent rainstorm. “I am proud of you. Your courage is a source of inspiration and pride for all Jordanians,” the King told Rakan…

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