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Why Jordan is reaching its limits with Syrian refugees

King Abdullah of Jordan has told the BBC that his country has reached saturation point in its ability to take in and care for Syrian refugees. Speaking ahead of an international donors conference in London on Thursday, King Abdullah said Jordan could not continue to accept refugees unless it received more support, including help to create more jobs for Jordanians. The country has accepted hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees; together with unregistered migrants and Syrians there before the conflict, they make up 20 percent of the population.

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Jordan promises 'earth-shaking' vengeance against ISIS

King Abdullah of Jordan has promised a "relentless war" against ISIS after the gruesome murder of a captured Jordanian Air Force pilot. Two Islamists on death row in Jordan were executed this morning in apparent response, and the pilot's father has called for more. But how united is Jordan?

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Looking for the 'new Bin Laden'

U.S. intelligence officers call Pakistan-born Ilyas Kashmiri 'The New Bin Laden.' Christopher Dickey, Paris bureau chief and Middle East regional editor for Newsweek, joins us from Jordan to discuss the terrorist.