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November 14, 1992 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every day for a week now, dozens of towering and colorful hot-air balloons have been drifting into this kingdom, touching down at a remote desert site in southern Jordan for a lavish celebration of King Hussein's 57th birthday. From miles around, Bedouin camel herders have driven the pride of their flocks to the site in ancient Wadi Rum, where Jordanian workers have spent weeks erecting more than 100 tents, grandstands and accommodations for 40,000.
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November 14, 1992 | MARK FINEMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Every day for a week now, dozens of towering and colorful hot-air balloons have been drifting into this kingdom, touching down at a remote desert site in southern Jordan for a lavish celebration of King Hussein's 57th birthday. From miles around, Bedouin camel herders have driven the pride of their flocks to the site in ancient Wadi Rum, where Jordanian workers have spent weeks erecting more than 100 tents, grandstands and accommodations for 40,000.
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September 19, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush Administration delivered a stinging rebuke to King Hussein of Jordan on Tuesday for hosting a conference of anti-American Arab radicals in Amman, while criticizing him only mildly for meeting 40% of his kingdom's petroleum needs with Iraqi oil. "We are appalled by the statements that were made at that conference," State Department spokeswoman Margaret Tutwiler said in response to questions about a three-day meeting of Arab radicals and guerrillas.
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March 1, 1991
Jordan, which alienated traditional Arab supporters with its support for Baghdad during the war, called for a lasting cease-fire to begin HEALING THE WOUNDS. "We are interested now in getting a cease-fire that will hold and give the Iraqis their basic needs," Information Minister Ibrahim Izzeddine told a daily news briefing. He was optimistic that divisions within the Middle East would mend despite political problems ahead. "I don't envisage a prolonged Arab division. . . . We need each other."
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August 28, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a diplomatic shuttle mission that appears to subtly undercut Washington's goals in the Persian Gulf crisis, Jordan's King Hussein is trying to line up Arab backing for a plan to persuade Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait but not to necessarily restore the ousted royal family that ruled the oil sheikdom before the invasion.
NEWS
March 1, 1991
Jordan, which alienated traditional Arab supporters with its support for Baghdad during the war, called for a lasting cease-fire to begin HEALING THE WOUNDS. "We are interested now in getting a cease-fire that will hold and give the Iraqis their basic needs," Information Minister Ibrahim Izzeddine told a daily news briefing. He was optimistic that divisions within the Middle East would mend despite political problems ahead. "I don't envisage a prolonged Arab division. . . . We need each other."
NEWS
September 19, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and MAURA REYNOLDS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Bush Administration delivered a stinging rebuke to King Hussein of Jordan on Tuesday for hosting a conference of anti-American Arab radicals in Amman, while criticizing him only mildly for meeting 40% of his kingdom's petroleum needs with Iraqi oil. "We are appalled by the statements that were made at that conference," State Department spokeswoman Margaret Tutwiler said in response to questions about a three-day meeting of Arab radicals and guerrillas.
NEWS
August 28, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a diplomatic shuttle mission that appears to subtly undercut Washington's goals in the Persian Gulf crisis, Jordan's King Hussein is trying to line up Arab backing for a plan to persuade Iraq to withdraw from Kuwait but not to necessarily restore the ousted royal family that ruled the oil sheikdom before the invasion.
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