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Startup Diplomacy: Investing in Female Founders from New York to Amman

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Twenty of the most promising young American and Jordanian women startup founders and entrepreneurs will soon have an unprecedented opportunity to participate in a week-long cultural exchange and fellowship in Amman, Jordan through a not-for-profit partnership between the Open Hands Initiative, Angel Resource Institute (ARI), and ARI's Women's First Enterprise program.  In its first exchange program aimed at building a bridge between the people of the United States and Jordan, Open Hands Initiative will host 20 top women entrepreneurs—10 from the U.S.

Janet Jackson on Palestine, Syria Peace Mission

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Pop-music icon Janet Jackson was in Palestine on Sunday during a visit to Occupied Jerusalem with her Qatari billionaire husband Wissam al-Mana.  Jackson, also a UNICEF goodwill ambassador, posted pictures on her Twitter account of herself posing with “beautiful Palestinian students.”

Jordan Wages War Against ISIL at Home

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While Jordan has made public its participation in US-led air strikes against ISIL in Syria, it has launched a quieter war at home, as authorities crack down on social media users and religious leaders who allegedly promote "terrorist ideology".

A Jordanian Spins Comic Book Tales to Counter Terrorist Ideologies

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Mr. Bakhit, 36, is a Jordanian comic book author and entrepreneur who creates Middle Eastern stories that are an alternative to terrorist ideologies. His field research has included surveys of children in poor neighborhoods in and around the Jordanian capital of Amman and in Syrian refugee camps.

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