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All Tapped Out
Jordan must have been on vacation when natural gifts were passed out to the nations of the world. Its surrounding Muslim brothers are often awash in oil fields. But not little Jordan. It does have high-quality oil shale deposits underneath 70% of its land and several memoranda of understanding with
Levantine Cuisine Will Make Your Taste Buds Sing
Okay. That’s a corny title. But food from this part of the world offers something everyone will like. What is Levantine? Glad you asked. Levantine (LEV-un-teen), refers to the Levant, an area on the east end of the Mediterranean, which includes the present-day countries of Israel, Jordan, Syria, and
MARHABA—Hello and Welcome!
Ahlan wa Sahlan, marhaba, hello, and welcome follow you all over Jordan. While ahlan wa sahlan is usually translated, “welcome,” the phrase comes from the Arabic words for family and comfort, so “relax and make yourself at home” might be a better way to translate it. In a country where