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US Peace Corps Withdraws from Jordan, Cites Regional Instability

The U.S. Peace Corps program is pulling dozens of volunteers out of Jordan and temporarily shuttering its services in the country, citing the "current regional environment." The agency said Saturday it was withdrawing 37 youth development workers from the country, suspending the program that was established in 1997. The announcement came after the U.S. Embassy in Jordan warned in February of potential threats against "high-end malls" in the capital,...

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