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August 24, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tens of thousands of refugees stranded in a vast no man's land between the border posts of Jordan and Iraq struggled to continue their arduous journey Thursday in the face of intense heat, a lack of water and food and the tie-up of a border that has been ordered closed. Jordan officially closed its border at midnight Wednesday because huge numbers of refugees, mainly Egyptian, were stacking up at its southern port, Aqaba, for lack of ships to take them away.
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September 7, 1990 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with angry outcries, the United Nations on Thursday acknowledged shortcomings in the distribution of relief to tens of thousands of refugees stranded in Jordan, but a prominent U.S. relief official predicted that the worst problems will be overcome in a couple of weeks.
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September 7, 1990 | STANLEY MEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with angry outcries, the United Nations on Thursday acknowledged shortcomings in the distribution of relief to tens of thousands of refugees stranded in Jordan, but a prominent U.S. relief official predicted that the worst problems will be overcome in a couple of weeks.
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August 24, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Tens of thousands of refugees stranded in a vast no man's land between the border posts of Jordan and Iraq struggled to continue their arduous journey Thursday in the face of intense heat, a lack of water and food and the tie-up of a border that has been ordered closed. Jordan officially closed its border at midnight Wednesday because huge numbers of refugees, mainly Egyptian, were stacking up at its southern port, Aqaba, for lack of ships to take them away.
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