The “superbug” bacteria often strike at much higher rates in the Middle East, according to Doctors Without Borders. The bacteria attack invisibly and without warning in the mangled limbs, bullet holes and other wounds of civilians and fighters in war zones.
Recruitment agency ads perpetuate slavery-like conditions in Jordan by posting biodata of migrants seeking domestic work, revealing skin complexion, weight, height, and "price" according to country of origin. Many end up trapped in situations of abuse and exploitation.
The abuse reportedly happened inside the country and also during a training camp held in February of last year in Jordan. Players flew out, and two male representatives of the Afghanistan Football Federation came with them. Khalida Popal, former captain of Afghanistan's national soccer team, had organized the training session in Jordan and had reservations about the men.
The Syrian army has tightened its siege of the camp, in Rukban, near the northeastern Jordanian border with Syria and Iraq, preventing smugglers and traders from delivering food to its 50,000 inhabitants, mostly women and children.
Jordan's King Abdullah has sacked his government following protests as thousands marched to protest rising prices and unemployment and to demand that the prime minister, Samir Rifai step down. Prince Hassan of Jordan reacts to the news.
Shibley Telhami, professor at the University of Maryland, responds the news that Jordan's President has dismissed his government following protests in his country. King Abdullah has asked an ex-army general to forma new Cabinet.
President Barack Obama has said that Hosni Mubarak's resignation is just the start of the transformation in Egypt. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mouin Rabbani, an independent analyst in Amman, Jordan, about President Obama's comments.
First, Tunisia. Then, Egypt. So, who's next? Arab rulers are bracing for the possibility of mass protests on their own doorsteps. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Amman, Jordan on reaction there to events in Egypt.
For seven weeks demonstrators in the Jordanian capital of Amman have taken to the streets after Friday prayers to call for government reforms. Now, those demonstrations have turned violent for the first time. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Amman.