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2008-10-10 06:00:18

Text of report in English by privately-owned Jordan Times website on 10 October [Report by Muhammad Ghazal: "We Were Kidnapped." - Jordan Times headline.] AMMAN -Taylor Luck and Holli Chmela, the two Jordan Times journalists, who were released by Syrian authorities on Thursday [9 October] after they were reported missing in Lebanon said they entered Syria against their will.

2008-10-10 00:00:13

Two U.S. journalists were handed over to the U.S. embassy in Damascus late Thursday after being detained in Syria. Taylor Luck, 23, and Holli Chmela, 27, were to be returned to Jordan where they work for The Jordan Times, The New York Times reported.

2008-10-09 12:00:20

Two U.S. journalists who were reported missing last week while vacationing in Lebanon are being held in Syria, Jordanian officials said Thursday. Holli Chmela, 27, and Taylor Luck, 23, hadn't been heard from since Oct. 1 when they left Beirut, CNN reported.

2008-10-09 11:00:00

Text of report in English by privately-owned Jordan Times website on 9 October ["Search Under Way for 2 Missing Jordan Times Journalists" - Jordan Times Headline] By Mahmoud Al Abed and Mohammad Ghazal AMMAN -The search continued on Wednesday [8 Oct] for The Jordan Times editor and reporter Taylor Luck, 23, and freelance writer Holli Chmela, 27, who went missing during a vacation in Lebanon during the Id Al Fitr holiday.

2008-10-08 15:00:14

Text of report by Lebanese National News Agency website [The US Embassy: "Search under way for two US nationals who left Beirut on 1 October." NNA Headline] Beirut, 8 October (NNA) - The US Embassy in Beirut has issued the following statement: "The families of Miss Holli Chmela, 27, and Mr Taylor Luck, 23, are asking for the public's help in providing information on the whereabouts of the two US citizens.

2008-08-06 15:00:41

By Jordan Times, Amman Aug. 6--AMMAN -- Some 179 violations of the Copyright Law have been referred to the judiciary in the first half of this year, the National Library Department (NLD) announced on Tuesday.

2008-08-05 12:00:41

By Omar Obeidat, Jordan Times, Amman Aug. 5--AMMAN -- A Jordanian citizen involved in an attack on an Israeli El Al Airlines office in Vienna Airport in 1985 was released from prison on July 19 and authorities are facilitating his return home.

2008-08-04 15:00:41

By Mahmoud Al Abed, Jordan Times, Amman Aug. 3--AMMAN -- The Jordan Institute of Diplomacy (JID) and the US Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs have agreed to launch a programme of advanced studies in international affairs.

2008-08-04 12:01:04

By Hana Namrouqa, Jordan Times, Amman Aug. 3--AMMAN -- The much-longed-for Disi Water Conveyance Project will be launched today under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah at a ceremony to be held in the southern Mudawara area.

2008-08-04 12:00:42

By Thameen Kheetan, Jordan Times, Amman Aug. 3--AMMAN -- Roman Catholic, Greek Catholic and Greek Orthodox Jordanian families enjoyed on Friday a type of religious music they had never experienced at church masses before.

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