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May 6, 1991 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
This nation's binge of Saddamania is over now, and portraits of the Iraqi president are long gone from Amman's shop windows. But, oh, what a hangover. Two months after the Persian Gulf War, Jordan's pro-Iraqi populace still feels the ache, and will for months to come. Cabdriver Musa Mohammed, telling his American passenger, "George Bush good, Saddam Hussein bad," knows that words alone will not bring relief.
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SPORTS
January 7, 2003 | Mike DiGiovanna, Times Staff Writer
Dodger left fielder Brian Jordan removed any uncertainty about his immediate future in Los Angeles on Monday, rescinding the trade demand he'd made shortly after the World Series. Though the Dodgers had no intention of dealing Jordan, the veteran outfielder's announcement during the team's first voluntary winter workout in Dodger Stadium generated good will between Jordan and the organization, and eliminated a potential spring-training distraction.
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BUSINESS
August 21, 1990 | JONATHAN PETERSON and JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As tensions escalate in the Persian Gulf, the economic ripple effects are starting to take a toll in the region, with billions of dollars being withdrawn from local banks, investment plans suddenly placed on hold and hundreds of thousands of expatriate workers facing the loss of jobs.
NEWS
October 24, 2000 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what would be the first U.S. free-trade pact with an Arab nation, White House officials today plan to sign a sweeping accord with the kingdom of Jordan as a way to strengthen a moderate ally in the Middle East peace process. The unusual pact also is the first to address criticisms that globalization exploits workers and degrades the environment. In a precedent-setting action, it contains provisions on both issues that could serve as starting points for talks with other nations.
SPORTS
January 7, 2003 | Mike DiGiovanna, Times Staff Writer
Dodger left fielder Brian Jordan removed any uncertainty about his immediate future in Los Angeles on Monday, rescinding the trade demand he'd made shortly after the World Series. Though the Dodgers had no intention of dealing Jordan, the veteran outfielder's announcement during the team's first voluntary winter workout in Dodger Stadium generated good will between Jordan and the organization, and eliminated a potential spring-training distraction.
NEWS
October 24, 2000 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In what would be the first U.S. free-trade pact with an Arab nation, White House officials today plan to sign a sweeping accord with the kingdom of Jordan as a way to strengthen a moderate ally in the Middle East peace process. The unusual pact also is the first to address criticisms that globalization exploits workers and degrades the environment. In a precedent-setting action, it contains provisions on both issues that could serve as starting points for talks with other nations.
NEWS
April 5, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Three Iraqi nationals were indicted in Alexandria, Va., on charges of trying to smuggle $2.5 million in military electronics to the Saddam Hussein regime. The action followed an eight-month U.S. Customs Service sting featuring a front company that offered sophisticated military electronics to the three. Indicted were Anas Malik Dohan, Mohammed Zaid Jafar and his father, Zaid Jafar. Mohammed Zaid Jafar, who lives in Chevy Chase, Md., was arrested.
SPORTS
June 19, 2013 | By Broderick Turner
The talks that resumed between the Clippers and Boston Celtics on Wednesday are expected to resume again Thursday for Coach Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett to come to Los Angeles, said league officials who weren't authorized to speak publicly on the situation. That makes it pretty obvious neither said was able to come to an agreement on a compensation package to the other's liking. The Clippers were prepared to trade DeAndre Jordan and a first-round draft pick to the Celtics for the rights to Rivers and for Garnett, who was going to waive his no-trade clause to join his coach in Los Angeles, the officials said.
NEWS
October 22, 1985 | From Reuters
Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres said today that he was not worried about Jordan's initial negative reaction to his latest proposal on Middle East peace. And Peres also told a gathering of U.S. Jewish leaders that reports of a thaw in relations between Jordan and Syria are significant and could mean a shift in King Hussein's attitude toward the Palestine Liberation Organization. Monday, in what he described as "a new diplomatic initiative," Peres told the U.N.
SPORTS
July 12, 2003
Night in and night out, these Dodger box scores look like a billion dollars. As in 000,000,000. Brian Greene Rolling Hills Estates Now that the possible trade of Odalis Perez for Trot Nixon has fallen through, here are a few other suggestions: Trade Perez to the Braves for Gary Sheffield. We'll even throw in Brian Jordan. Trade Todd Hundley and the millions we owe him in 2004 to the Cubs for .300-hitting Mark Grudzielanek and Eric Karros. Ask the Giants to just give us .300-hitting Marquis Grissom.
NEWS
May 6, 1991 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
This nation's binge of Saddamania is over now, and portraits of the Iraqi president are long gone from Amman's shop windows. But, oh, what a hangover. Two months after the Persian Gulf War, Jordan's pro-Iraqi populace still feels the ache, and will for months to come. Cabdriver Musa Mohammed, telling his American passenger, "George Bush good, Saddam Hussein bad," knows that words alone will not bring relief.
BUSINESS
August 21, 1990 | JONATHAN PETERSON and JESUS SANCHEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
As tensions escalate in the Persian Gulf, the economic ripple effects are starting to take a toll in the region, with billions of dollars being withdrawn from local banks, investment plans suddenly placed on hold and hundreds of thousands of expatriate workers facing the loss of jobs.
SPORTS
June 19, 2013 | By Broderick Turner
The saga between the Clippers and the Boston Celtics continued, with the two teams resuming negotiations Wednesday on a deal that was supposedly dead one day, came back to life another day but was unable to be completed by the end of the day. The Clippers and Celtics had broken off talks Tuesday but started conversations again on a deal that centered on Coach Doc Rivers and All-Star forward Kevin Garnett coming to L.A., said league officials who...
WORLD
July 14, 2003 | T. Christian Miller, Times Staff Writer
Months after the Jordanian government quietly backed the war in neighboring Iraq, this dusty industrial town is finding out that it pays to be a friend of the United States. U.S. taxpayers are helping pay for a shiny new computer center just off the main drag of small shops and vegetable stands. Local exporters who saw profits vanish during the fighting in Iraq will soon be getting checks backed by U.S. money to pay their workers' salaries.
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