jordan

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Jordan's port; located in southwestern Jordan on the Gulf of Aqaba Akaba , Al Aqabah , Aqaba
Islamic terrorist cell that originated in Jordan but operates in Germany; goal is to attack Europe and Russia with chemical weapons al-Tawhid , Al Tawhid , Divine Unity
capital and largest city of Jordan Amman , capital of Jordan
city in northwestern Jordan Az Zarqa , Zarqa
small town near Jerusalem on the west bank of the Jordan River; early home of David and regarded as the place where Jesus was born Bayt Lahm , Bethlehem , Bethlehem-Judah , Bethlehem Ephrathah
former Palestinian terrorist organization (now merged with Fatah Revolutionary Council) that assassinated the Prime Minister of Jordan and during the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich killed 11 Israeli athletes Black September Movement
saltwater lake on the border between Israel and Jordan; its surface in 1292 feet below sea level Dead Sea
basic unit of money in Jordan; equal to 1,000 fils dinar , Jordanian dinar
fractional monetary unit in Bahrain and Iraq and Jordan and Kuwait; equal to one thousandth of a dinar fils
( geology) a depression in southwestern Asia and eastern Africa; extends from the valley of the Jordan River to Mozambique; marked by geological faults Great Rift Valley
king of Jordan credited with creating stability at home and seeking peace with Israel (1935-1999) Husain , Husayn , Hussein , ibn Talal Hussein , King Hussein
village in Jordan near the north end of the Dead Sea; in the Old Testament it was the first place taken by the Israelites under Joshua as they entered the Promised Land Jericho
river in Palestine that empties into the Dead Sea; John the Baptist baptized Jesus in the Jordan Jordan , Jordan River
native or inhabitant of Jordan Jordanian
monetary unit in Jordan Jordanian monetary unit
member of a small Gnostic sect that originated in Jordan and survives in Iraq and who believes that John the Baptist was the Messiah Mandaean , Mandean
former British mandate on the east coast of the Mediterranean; divided between Jordan and Israel in 1948 Palestine
ancient city in central Palestine founded in the 9th century BC as the capital of the northern Hebrew kingdom of Israel; the site is in present-day northwestern Jordan Samaria
desert of northern Arabia occupying western Iraq, southern Syria, eastern Jordan, and northern Saudi Arabia Syrian Desert
area between Israel and Jordan on the west bank of the Jordan river; populated largely by Palestinians West Bank
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