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Elderly Syrian refugee Saltiya Ibraheem, 70, poses for a picture outside her makeshift home in Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan on Wednesday

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Elderly Syrian refugee Saltiya Ibraheem, 70, poses outside her makeshift home in Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan on Wednesday

Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman June 26, 2014. Jordan's state security court acquitted on Thursday Qatada of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism, a reporter at the hearing said. The cleric, who was extradited from Britain after a lengthy legal process, will continue to be held because of separate charges related to a plot to attack tourists during Jordan's New Year celebrations in 2000.

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Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman, Jordan on Thursday. The court acquitted Abu Qatada of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.

US Secretary of State John Kerry boards

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US Secretary of State John Kerry boards a cargo plane at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman on Tuesday on his way to Kurdish territories in the north of Iraq for a second day of talks with Iraqi leaders about the increasing insurgent crisis as cities continue to fall to rebel-led groups.

A Syrian living in Jordan takes part in a protest against the Syrian presidential elections, near the Syrian embassy in Amman on May 28, 2014. Polls open in Syrian embassies for refugees who fled their homeland through recognised checkpoints, in a controversial election expected to return President Bashar al-Assad to office despite three years of civil war.

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A Syrian living in Jordan takes part in a protest against the Syrian presidential elections, near the Syrian embassy in Amman on Wednesday

Jordanian fans attend the World Cup play off first leg soccer match between Jordan and Uruguay at Amman International stadium in Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013.

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Jordanian fans attend the World Cup play-off first leg soccer match between Jordan and Uruguay at Amman International stadium in Amman, Jordan.

Jordanian women from Islamic Movements hold placards depicting the four-finger salute during a protest against the trial of the ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, in front of Egyptian embassy in Amman, Jordan.

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Jordanian women from Islamic movements hold placards depicting the four-finger salute during a protest against the trial of the ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, in front of the Egyptian embassy in Amman, Jordan.

Young Syrian refugees touch colorful hand prints on a mural that they made on one of the public bathrooms, at Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan, Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Most of the trailers and tents match the beige color of the swirling sand surrounding the Zaatari refugee camp, home to about 120,000 Syrians who fled the nearly three-year war still gripping the nation. Slowly though, thatĂ­s changing with the help of a U.S.-based artist who is leading children haunted by the conflict to paint buildings and walls at the crowded camp with murals expressing their lives and hopes.(AP Photo/Mohammad Hannon)

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Young Syrian refugees touch colourful hand prints on a mural that they made on one of the public bathrooms at the Zaatari refugee camp near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan, on Tuesday. Most of the trailers and tents match the beige colour of the swirling sand surrounding the refugee camp, home to about 120,000 Syrians who fled the two-year civil war. A US-based artist is leading an effort to help children haunted by the conflict to paint buildings and walls at the crowded camp with murals expressing their lives and hopes. Read more

A Syrian refugee girl walks inside the Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camp, 20 km (12.4 miles) east of the city of Zarqa April 29, 2013. The Mrajeeb Al Fhood camp, which cost seven million dinars ($9.9 million) with funding from the United Arab Emirates, has received about 2500 Syrian refugees so far, according to the Red Crescent Society of the United Arab Emirates.

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A Syrian refugee girl walks inside the Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camp, east of the city of Zarqa in JordanRead more

Jordanian anti-riot policemen form a chain in front of protesters near the Al-Husseini Mosque, during a protest against the deployment of American military forces to Jordan, in downtown Amman, Friday, April 26, 2013. About 300 Jordanians have demonstrated against the proposed deployment of 200 U.S. troops on their nation s border with Syria.

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Jordanian anti-riot policemen form a chain in front of protesters near the Al-Husseini Mosque, during a protest against the deployment of American military forces to Jordan, in downtown Amman. About 300 Jordanians have demonstrated against the proposed deployment of 200 U.S. troops on their nations border with Syria.

A Syrian refugee boy stands in front a big Syrian opposition flag at Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria, April 25, 2013.

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A Syrian refugee boy stands in front of a large Syrian opposition flag at Al Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria on Thursday. Read more