The Beit Sitti or “Grandmother’s house” initiative in Jordan sees local women teach traditional cooking classes to tourists and locals, boosting self-esteem and providing them with an income to support their families.
Up to 100,000 Syrian children living in the Jordanian capital Amman are not in school, many forced to work because they are the only ones who can get jobs and support their families.
The band said they also faced criticism over their outspoken approach to sexual liberties, gender equality, and political freedom.
The security forces located the militants, who were carrying suicide belts, in a hideout in the northern city of Irbid near the Syrian border.
Tamara Fields, a US woman whose husband Lloyd died in an attack in Jordan, said Twitter knowingly let the militant Islamist group use its network to spread propaganda, raise money, and attract recruits.
A Jordanian went on a shooting spree at the facility in Muaqar on the eastern outskirts of the capital Amman, said an anonymous source.
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